Should I take a multivitamin?

But what if, like most Americans, your diet falls short of the recommended intakes for some vitamins and minerals? Should you take a multi? It depends how far you fall short. If your diet is merely “suboptimal,” there’s no convincing evidence that you’ll benefit from a multi. If, however, you have severe deficiencies (because ofContinue reading “Should I take a multivitamin?”

Does Mediterranean Diet work?

People of Mediterranean countries like Greece and Italy have healthy hearts and low rate of cardiovascular disease which is because of the Mediterranean eating pattern. What is Mediterranean Diet? The focus is on intake of fresh homemade meals consisting of: whole grain breads and pasta, fish instead of red meat, grilled and steamed food insteadContinue reading “Does Mediterranean Diet work?”

I am only eating 2 meals a day! Why can’t I lose weight?

This is a very common question and the most tried effort for weight loss. Sadly, it’s not always successful.  Why? Because you deprive your body of fuel supply that it needs in between these two meals. When it doesn’t get the fuel your body starts conserving and saving energy.Our body thinks “Who knows when I am goingContinue reading “I am only eating 2 meals a day! Why can’t I lose weight?”

Is dieting the answer?

What comes to mind when you hear the word “diet”? Well, personally, I think restrictive, temporary, and burdensome. All of these words have a negative connotation and you cannot change with a negative attitude. You have to have a positive attitude to bring about a positive change in your life! Diet is temporary – weContinue reading “Is dieting the answer?”