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Intermittent Fasting for Beginners

The topic of intermittent fasting is rather intriguing because it is actually mentioned in the Bible a fair amount of times. People of Biblical times fasted in times of depending on God, in times of prayer and when serious decisions were called for. Today’s people also fast because they simply want to lose weight; some do it for medical reasons too. Intermittent fasting is quite a broad term that basically means that from time to time you don’t eat, usually lasting longer than the normal overnight fast.   Even though fasting goes back thousands of years, and practiced by humans through the ages, it is not so widely practiced today; what with all the new health fads around. But its methods and ways have stood the test of time and achieved amazing benefits – not only weight loss but mor...

Meal Replacement Shakes for Weight Loss

 Shake your weight off using meal replacement shakes Note:All of the following shakes can be done with vegan milk, e.g. almond milk! With summer in sight, there are millions who start thinking about ways to lose extra weight – especially if they want to show off their toned beach bods on the golden sands. Diets might not have cut it for you in the past and you don’t have time for hours in the gym. But maybe it’s time to take a look at what meal replacements are all about; because they have been designed especially for that purpose; to help you lose weight!   Diet groups, dietitians, and doctors will say that losing weight just boils down to eating a low-fat balanced diet and exercising if you want to get rid of fat. But often that kind of approach doesn’t always work for everyone. Oth...

How to Cope with Cravings

We have all probably suffered from food cravings at some time in our lives; that intense yearning for a certain food. Often the desire can seem uncontrollable and you feel as if you just have to have that food to get on top of things and feel satisfied. Some top experts in nutrition claim food cravings don’t last for long; just a few minutes. Those who don’t experience food cravings will often say, “it’s just all in the head!” – And new research suggests they’re right. It is all in the head, from specific areas of the brain, actually. The parts of the brain responsible for pleasure and memory are where our food cravings arise from; what keeps them alive. And the food cravings aren’t for healthy fruit and veggies; no, they are for our favorite junk foods, like chocolate cake, or...

Vegan Weight Loss – Why Many Are Heading Down This Road

If you are seeking to lose weight but you are unsure of just which road to take – you are not alone. There are an infinite number of weight loss books and products available to purchase nowadays, yet oddly enough – people are still overweight. Why is this? Something must be wrong. The amount of products and information available on weight loss simply gets people frustrated, and the contradicting diets and advice make us wonder if finding a decent diet beneath all of the garbage out there is really worth the stress. Let me introduce you to the vegan diet. Nothing here is my opinion, but is a combination of facts, success stories, and scientific studies. What is the vegan diet? Veganism is a plant-based diet and excludes the consumption of all animal products including meat, dair...

The Facts Behind Vegan Weight Loss – Why Are So Many People Losing Weight On The Vegan Diet?

There is an increasing number of people going on the vegan diet for weight loss purposes. With so many people thriving on this lifestyle, they are setting an example for others and inspiring them to likewise discover this amazing lifestyle for themselves. It is undisputed that tens of thousands of persons who have adopted veganism have experienced weight loss. Why is this the case? Lets’ look at 3 factors below: The calories are low Vegan foods, or plant-based foods are naturally low in fat and calories, whereas meat at dairy products are notoriously high in fat and calorie content. Therefore, with the complete elimination of all meat and dairy products from ones diet – weight loss ensues. It is inevitable you could conclude. One study examined the calorie content of 5 chosen n...

How To Speed-Up Your Weight Loss Results On The Vegan Diet – Vegan Weight Loss Advice

If you’ve been on the vegan diet for some time now, and your weight loss isn’t happening as quickly as you would have hoped – this article has some practical pointers and advice to help speed up your success. It also will discuss some of the most common blunders which people make on the vegan diet which sabotage their weight loss efforts significantly. Too much oil, nuts and avocado – these foods are extremely healthy and we need to eat them every day for optimal health. However, because these three foods consist primarily of fats, they are very high in calorie content. Don’t avoid these foods completely, since we need these healthy mono-unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats to live. Just monitor your daily portions sizes. Stick with ½ an avocado and 1 or 2 sma...

Why Vegan Weight Loss Is The Way To Go – Vegan Weight Loss Advice

There are so many diets out in the world today that it is easy to get frustrated and confused regarding which one is suitable for your needs. If it is sustainable and easy weight loss that you are after, and you don’t want to eat low-calorie diet food that leaves you feeling deprived (and often tastes shocking!), then the vegan diet is perfect for you. Let’s explore this diet to find out (1) why weight loss will occur, and (2) how you can speed-up your success on this diet. Why Weight Loss Will Occur On The Vegan Diet: Non-Addictive Vegan foods do not have the “addictive” tendency like most foods today. Many people are hooked on fast food with its fatty meats and sugary, flavoured dairy products. Vegan foods are a lot more natural than the addictive man-made meals t...

How To Ensure Your Vegan Meals and Recipes Are Low-Calorie – Vegan Weight Loss Advice

Certain folk have trouble losing weight on the vegan lifestyle. Although the majority will experience weight loss on the vegan diet, there are always some who wonder what they are doing wrong. There are simple and easy measures that you can take to ensure that all of your vegan meals and recipes that you prepare are complementing your weight loss efforts. Let’s see what you can do to guarantee a slim physique. 1. Go steady with the oil Olive oil and other healthy oils are essential for optimal health and will help keep your hair, skin and nails beautiful. However, because olive oil is a form of fat (the healthy type) – it is very high in energy content. Therefore, to keep your vegan meals low-calorie you should measure out your olive oil with a spoon just as your recipes call f...

How To NOT Gain Weight On The Vegan Diet – Low-Calorie Vegan Advice

On the vegan diet you should experience a profound detoxification of your body, a restoral of your health, a newfound zest for life, and of course – weight loss. Most folk who go on the vegan diet WILL lose weight – but there are the minority who do not. What are they doing wrong? Let’s look at several mistakes that they may be making which are greatly sabotaging their weight loss efforts. 1. Over-eating All foods should be eaten in moderation – regardless of how healthy they are. For example, one single banana is low in calories (approximately 100). Most vegans LOVE bananas and will happily consume 2 or 3 a day. But what if you had 10 bananas in one day PLUS your other meals? This means that you will be consuming 1000 calories per day with bananas alone. This may s...

Why Weight Loss On The Vegan Diet Is Inevitable

Just about everyone who chooses to adopt vegan living experiences weight loss – whether it was their original intention or not. So why are reports of losing weight on the vegan diet so prevalent? What is it that makes this particular lifestyle the ideal choice for weight loss? It’s largely to do with the omission of certain foods. Let’s see what these foods are. No Fatty, High-Calorie Meats The vegan diet excludes all sorts of meat, whether red, white or from the sea. Most meats contain a tonne of fat, and the average person is not very willing to cut off the fat and throw it out. There’s the notorious fatty lamb chops, roast lamb and roast pork, which basically have the words “Warning: I will fatten you up” written all over them. Let’s discuss lam...

Why Vegan Foods Are Low In Calorie Content – Vegan Weight Loss Information

Of course all foods need to be eaten in moderation – that goes without saying. But some foods can be enjoyed in larger quantities without having to stress about the calorie content. What are these foods? Is it possible to eat a large meal without feeling guilty? The good news is that most vegan foods are actually low-calorie. Let’s have a peak into this diet to see why: (1) No Fatty Meats & Dairy ProductsMeats, cheeses, cream, milk and eggs are all very high in energy content due to the large percentage of fat that these foods contain. Since the vegan diet does not include any of these fattening foods, it is already substantially more low-calorie and low-fat than its standard counterpart – the typical “American” diet. Simply omitting these foods from ones ...

Successful Weight Loss On The Vegan Diet – 5 Ways To Ensure Success

The majority of folks who embark on the vegan diet will experience profound weight loss. This will often occur whether it was their original intention or not. Some people who have adopted the vegan diet, however, find that their weight is stationary and is just not coming off like they would have hoped. If you follow the 5 tips outlined below then I guarantee you that you can lose weight successfully on the vegan diet. 1. Eat a variety Don’t eat the same boring foods over and over again. It has been proven that when a person consumes the same foods and meals on a regular basis, they become bored with their food and consequently eat more of it in an effort to seek the ‘comfort’ that they are not experiencing. This is often done unintentionally. You need to eat a wide range...

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