Wait 20 minutes !!
Wait 20 minutes before deciding whether to continue eating, because that’s how long it takes your brain to receive the fullness signal.more
There is no scientific evidence to support that drinking ginger tea is effective for weight loss. However, ginger tea is still considered a low-calorie and a healthy beverage that you can enjoy.more
Develop a healthy habit of selecting your food portions.more
Aim to have your dinner at least three hours before bedtime. Give your body a chance to digest and burn the last fuel of the day.more
Drinking water before meals
Drinking water, especially before your meals, makes you eat less by filling you up.more
Stress and belly fat
Research indicates that when you are stressed, your body secretes a hormone called “cortisol” that is associated with an increase in belly fat. more
Fad diet usually refers to eating patterns that promote short-term weight loss, usually with no concern for long-term weight maintenance, and enjoy temporary popularity. more
Dried fruits are widely known for their ability to help digestion due to their high fiber content. more
Oats protect against cardiovascular diseases by lowering LDL, known as "the bad cholesterol"more
A healthier pizza
Pizza ranks as a top source of calories, refined carbohydrates, and unhealthy fat. more
Avoid food cravings
The best way to avoid food cravings is to get enough sleep every night. Sleep prevents the disruption of hormones that control appetite.more
Looking for a fun appetizer when you entertain? more
Carbohydrates are not the enemy!
Carbohydrates are not the enemy. more
Shopping with children
Go shopping with your children. more
When you're on a diet
When starting a new diet, avoid going on scale very often. Instead, you need to measure your weight only once a week.more
Never skip your breakfast!!
Never skip breakfast, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. Studies have shown that having breakfast helps losing weight faster!more
How to increase iron absorption?
To have a better absorption of iron, try having a vitamin C source with your food, such as squeezing a lemon on your plate, or having a cup of orange juice after meal! more
Benefits of olive oil
Add olive oil to your food! Olive oil is the major source of monounsaturated fatty acids, which lowers blood cholesterol, improve blood pressure, and decrease the risks of certain cancers!more
Drinking fewer calories
Drinking beverages such as soda, fruit juice, sports drinks, alcohol, specialty coffees and teas can add up to many "empty calories".more
Understand Food Claims and Labels
Understand Food Claims and Labels. A product labeled with a fat-free claim does not mean that it is low in calories. Similarly a product labeled as low-sugar or low-carb does not mean it is low inmore
Hot, spicy foods that contain curry, chilies, or other hot peppers such as cayenne, help to trigger endorphins. These hormones are what make people feel good and well balanced. more
Have fish at least twice per week! Fish is a great source of low fat protein &omega-3 fatty acids, which lower the risks of heart disease.
For frying, use canola oil instead of vegetable oil. Canola oil is a healthier alternative for it does not contain as much trans-fatty acids when being processed on high heat as much as vegetablemore
If you suffer from constipation
If you suffer from constipation, try eating a variety of foods rich in fiber such as whole grains, bran, fruits and vegetables everyday.more
Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A, C, plus the phytochemical lycopene that may help to reduce your risk of certain types of cancers. A healthy diet that includes lycopene-rich foods like tomatoes, wmore
If you suffer from type II Diabetes (no injections of insulin needed), exercise is important! Exercise improves insulin sensitivity. more
Know when to eat!!
Don’t have your meals while reading the newspaper, watching the TV, or surfing the net! When doing so, you might tend to over-eat without noticing the quantity and the quality of your food choicesmore