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Dieting Pitfalls to Avoid »

Written: May 31, 2011 By: In: Diet

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With diet having (by far) the greatest effect on any weight loss goal, knowing and avoiding obstacles and pitfalls is essential.

Richard Fran provided us a good start to knowing those obstacles in his short article highlighting a couple of the more common dieting pitfalls that effect many.  That article is highlighted below.

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Paleolithic Diet – Paleo Diet »

Written: January 3, 2010 By: In: Diet

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The modern dietary regimen known as the Paleolithic diet (abbreviated paleo diet or paleodiet), also popularly referred to as the caveman diet, Stone Age diet and hunter-gatherer diet, is a nutritional plan based on the presumed ancient diet of wild plants and animals that various human species habitually consumed during the Paleolithic—a period of about 2.5 million years duration that ended around 10,000 years ago with the development of agriculture.

There are so many different “Diets” out there… well, we’ve all been confused by the many claims in the past .

An example of just one diet is the Caveman Diet.  The beauty of the diet grader, is that no matter what “diet” you choose to follow, Diet Grader can tell you how it stacks up against modern scientific research.  The next generation release of Diet Grader will not only tell you how it stacks up to current science, but will also tell you how you are doing based on the popular diet of your choice.

Jump into Diet Grader now and see how your Paleo Diet stacks up. 🙂

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Heart Healthy Seeds: Tomatoes »

Written: December 28, 2009 By: In: Diet

Full story: New York City’s Hometown Newspaper – NY Daily News

Food researchers examining the benefits of a Mediterranean diet have discovered something intriguing: a natural ingredient Heart Healthy Tomato Seedsfound in tomato seeds is actually good for the heart, according to the London Daily Mail.

If you like Mediterranean menu planning and the proven benefits for your heart and cardiovacular system?  You’ll like the flexibility of the Diet Grader system.You’ll find Mediterranean and other healthful types of meals in the Diet Grader.

Sign up for your free week Determine your diet grade and how to help your heart by fitting tomato seeds into your diet.

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Nutritional Feedings Provide »

Written: November 23, 2009 By: In: Holistic

Nutritional feedings provide us with life-sustaining substances found in food, that work together to supply the body with energy to perform all of its physiological functions.  Without proper fuel the body is unable to work efficiently, nor effectively and disease has more potential to appear.

Diet is not necessarily a bad word, it is simply what you eat.

Ensure your nutritional feedings are balanced to provide your body the optimal fuel mixture to best enable you to perform whatever your “function” is.

Low-Fat Vs. Low-Carb Diets »

Written: November 10, 2009 By: In: Diet

(Health.com) — People who spend a full year on a strict low-carbohydrate diet can lose weight, but they might be happier — and lose just as many pounds — if they focus on reducing fat intake instead of carbohydrates, new research suggests.

Weight-loss strategies like Atkins and South Beach promote sharply cutting carb intake so that your body burns fat for energy. These diets are known as ketogenic plans because, in the absence of carbohydrates, the liver breaks down fat into fatty acids and particles known as ketone bodies.

Short-term studies have found that low-carb diets can have positive and negative effects on mental function and mood, but little is known about how the diet affects mood in the long run. Grant D. Brinkworth, of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Association in Adelaide, Australia, and colleagues randomly assigned 106 obese and overweight people to either a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet.

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Food be Thy Medicine »

Written: October 6, 2009 By: In: Diet

Hippocrates, the ancient father of western medicine, famously said: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Though modern physicians tend to rely less heavily on dietary practices to treat disease than doctors of the past, evidence is clear that for some diseases the right combination of nutrients can prove life-altering.

This was the opening paragraph to an article written by Natalie Digate Muth, M.D., M.P.H., R.D. in an ACE “Fitness Matters” journal.

While those who practice medicine, at least back to the time of Hippocrates understood the link between food consumption and health it seems to have been forgotten along the way.  Now more and more scientific studies are again proving the links between certain foods and the treatment of certain ailments.

There is continued research in many areas, but with the ongoing findings of the importance of balanced diet on optimal health, you need to utilize a tool such as the Diet Grader to evaluate and optimize your personal well-being.

Required of a Healthful Lifestyle »

Written: September 29, 2009 By: In: Fitness

…A healthful lifestyle requires planning, proficiency and practice in making appropriate choices, estimating portion sizes and diligence in monitoring energy intake and activity.  These skills take time to develop and maintain. Reducing portion sizes appears to be the most important weight gain prevention strategy for everyone.

Above is an excerpt from an August issue of “Club Business for Entrepreneurs” journal written by Kathy Thames, MS, RD, LD. We’ll be providing pieces of this article for added information and assistance in your dietary challenges.

Our favorite quote (least favorite fact), “Eight out of 10 people who start a diet choose one that is guaranteed to fail”.  Using Diet Grader will help you evaluate your diet.

On-line Meal Planning Answer »

Written: September 3, 2009 By: In: Diet

What Is Diet Grader?…   Your on-line meal planning partner.
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• Diet Grader helps users to journal and plan their nutrition.

• The system shows users how to correct deficiencies in their meal plans.

• Diet Grader makes suggestions using their favorite foods.

• Users may also access the top meal plans created by other users.

• A simple acedemic grading system to check and track your progress.

• Professional nutritionist assistance or as a self led tool.

No matter how or why you utilize Diet Grader, an eye opening experience will result.  You’ll be amazed as you view real time effects as you make your food selections.

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Diet Grader: Nutrition Solution »

Written: September 2, 2009 By: In: Diet

We bring you Diet Grader as the Nutrition Solution to meeting your goals.

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If you’ve put forth the effort to attain your weight loss goal through exercise alone you may have faced the same reality that nearly all others also come to realize… Exercise alone is not enough!

50%-75% of the battle in attaining your weight-loss goal comes down to what you put in your mouth. You need to run for a very long time to burn the same number of calories you can consume in just a few minutes.

In working with fitness clients and students for many years we have seen it over and over as well.

With the advent of Diet Grader, we believe… Read more