Archive for June, 2008

  • Dean Ornish Diet

    Dean Ornish Diet

    The Dean Ornish Diet first started as a diet program aiming to reverse heart disease. The weight loss program for patients with heart problems has been so effective that its maker decided to write a book about it. The program helped its clients in sidestep bypass surgeries, unclog arteries and of course lose a number of pounds.This diet focuses on ones choice of food. The amount of food that one intakes but rather the type of food that one eats is more important. The program provides several hea...

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  • The Wonders of Whole Grains

    The Wonders of Whole Grains

    Whole grains now have become a popular health food among the fitness conscious crowd. Aside from being a staple for most of the global population, whole grains have been looked upon differently by people who wish to stay healthy and keep in shape. There is good reason why whole grains have become important in the diet of most people today. Whole grains are one of the most nutritious food group to add in one's diet. There are quite a number of benefits that eating whole grains can provide the bod...

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  • Low-Calorie Summer Cocktails

    Low-Calorie Summer Cocktails

    No girl likes to diet, but we all like to fit into our bikini as well!Refreshing cocktails are bound to be part of the festivities in the summer. But if you're not careful, you could add up to hundreds of hidden calories.Here are four smart solutions from's Lisa Lillien for cutting down on cocktail calories. Mojito6 oz. diet lemon-lime soda12 mints leaves¼ lime, sliced1 ½ oz. Rum5 to 8 ice cubesPulverize mint and lime in glass.Add soda and rum.Stir well.Add ice.Garnish with mint ...

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  • iTrain, MP3 Workouts by Personal Trainers

    iTrain, MP3 Workouts by Personal Trainers

    You may have noticed a lot of youngsters nowadays are into listening music through their mp3 players. However, do you know that this nifty device you could actually help you lose weight? Introducing the iTrain, a subscription-based program that provides personalized workouts downloaded to your mp3 player. The instructions are relayed through your headphones while you participate in a number of exercises from running on a threadmill, cycling, strength training, pilates, yoga, and even ballet work...

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