Being overweight raises the risk of serious diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, some forms of cancer, and more.
Eating right is key for wellness and vitality, and for sure it puts prevention into practice. In truth, a healthy diet contains plenty of delicious and satisfying foods.
And for weight control, good food and healthy eating habits make it no big deal. Combine fiber and protein at every meal Fiber and protein are the two nutrients that take the longest to digest.
It is this perfect combination that keeps your serum glucose levels steady, so you have sustained energy and no nagging sugar cravings. Spice it up Spices are a great alternative to salt and sugar, but there's another bonus: spicy foods increase heart rate and body temperature, both of which help burn more calories.
Did you know that cayenne pepper acts to strengthen the heart, arteries and capillaries and lowers cholesterol diabetes wellness news A study published in the journal Diabetes Care showed that consuming a tablespoon of cinnamon a day helped to lower cholesterol significantly. Dress your salad well Salads start out healthy enough, but the wrong dressing can turn it into a fat and calorie bomb.
Avoid oil-based or creamy concoctions and opt instead for a splash of red wine vinegar and grated parmesan cheese. This combo is as tasty as vinaigrette but even with the cheese two tablespoons has only 55 calories. Lighter still, blend some good mustard with lemon juice or balsamic vinegar. For more tips, delicious high fiber meal plans, recipes, and proven ways to lose weight and look great, check out my new book The Miracle Carb Diet: Make Calories and Fat Disappear — with Fiber!
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