Paleo Diet Basics

The Paleo diet will have great appeal for those who love meat, fruit and veggies and who feel they can go without bread, cereal, pasta and sugar-filled sweets. Popularly known as the ‘caveman’ diet, it is a dietary plan roughly based on what our ancestors consumed during the Paleolithic era. You know, when we were Read More …

Mediterranean Diet Basics

Introduction To The Mediterranean Diet   The Mediterranean Diet is a great choice for those who enjoy eating fish, vegetables, and pasta more so than eating tons of bacon, steak, and other red meat.  It is a plan that requires considerable cooking and food prep, though, so be warned about that aspect of it.  It Read More …

Low Carb Diet Basics

There are many variations of low carb diet plans being touted these days, some of them very strict and others more lenient in their requirements, but they all work on the basic concept that eating fewer carbohydrates will result in weight loss and even improved health in many cases. The information here will provide you Read More …

Atkins Diet Basics

My personal favorite approach to low carb eating is based on Dr. Robert C. Atkins’ early books, written from 1972 through 1990.  His company was sold after his death in 2003, and I’m not a fan of the books and advice produced since that time.  His first book, “Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution“, was published in Read More …

Healthy Low Carb Diets – What is the Best One for Me?

One of the most popular methods for losing weight for many years has been a low carb way of eating.  This way of dieting has come under a lot of scrutiny, however, and has been frowned upon by the traditional medical community.  It has even been called a dangerous fad.  In recent years, though, the Read More …

Clean Eating – What Does it Mean?

I’m sure you have heard the term “clean eating” on many occasions recently, since it is everywhere these days and the topic of many discussions, but you may be asking, “what does it really mean”? I asked myself the same question. I had a good idea of what it meant, but was I right?  There Read More …

Ketogenic Diets – What Are They and How Do They Work?

I have easily lost weight a couple of times in the past by eating low carb. I always seem to fall off the wagon after a period of time though, so when I recently decided it was time to shed a few pounds once again and did some research to remind myself of the steps Read More …