Low Carb Lifestyle

Two very broad categories of diets include the low carb variety and the low fat. This is because among the three major categories of macronutrient required for human well-being, carbohydrate and fat intake are the ones with the most flexibility,...

Weight Watchers Food Plan

Weight Watchers is a popular dieting program that was started in the 1960s and allows people to lose weight in a group setting by developing healthy habits, attending meetings and counting calories. Today, Weight Watchers offers their program both in...

How to Keep the Weight Off

So you’ve lost the weight… What now? Dieting isn’t easy, but the good news is that once you’ve trimmed down to your goal weight you’ve already crossed the biggest hurdle. Not that keeping off the pounds is an effortless feat....

BMI Classification

Body Mass Index (BMI) is an attempt to quantify the shape of the human body to determine whether an individual is a healthy weight for their height. The formula was devised in the mid-19th century and is simply the person’s...

Dukan Diet Basics

The Dukan diet is a high-protein diet developed by the French physician Pierre Dukan. It is a multi-stage diet that promotes weight loss by minimizing calories of both fats and carbohydrates consumed, focusing instead on eating protein. It achieves this...