Eating breakfast can help you eat less the whole day. Leptin is a hormone that suppresses appetite. Meg Jordan, PhD., R.N, says that eating breakfast “ensures our body’s leptin production.” Studies correlate that those who eat breakfast, eat fewer calories throughout the day. What’s the best breakfast to eat? You should aim to consume complex carbohydrates, fiber and protein. Here are some of our favorite healthy breakfasts and some suggestions on how to grab a good breakfast even on your busiest mornings.
A lot of people are skeptical of the Hollywood 48 Hour and 24 Hour Diet®, and they should be. After all, losing weight by just drinking a nutritious beverage for 24 or 48 hours seems far too simple to actually work. Though there are multiple scientific studies that show the Hollywood 48 Hour and 24 Hour Diet®‘s are safe and effective weight loss tools, and though we know they work, we understand why some people are dubious.
We are more than one full month into 2014 and perhaps New Year’s resolutions are starting to get left by the wayside. We know that when you miss a workout or overindulge at dinner it feels like a failure. But we encourage you to keep an eye on the bigger picture. No one can ever be perfect. Rather it is the effort that counts, and the fact that we keep picking ourselves up and carrying on. No one knows that lesson better that Olympic competitors.
Winning Resolutions: 5 Tips for Your Best Year Ever
1. Avoid Universals
If your resolutions start with “I will never…” or “I will always….” or even “I will ____ every day,” you are setting yourself up for failure. It’s tempting to make grand resolutions, since the fantasy is that this is the year you totally change your life. But the reality is, change is hard. If you fail one time after promising an “always” or “never,” it will feel like you already lost the battle and you will be tempted to throw in the towel.
When you’re trying to lose weight (or even maintain yours) successfully navigating the holiday season can feel like walking through a minefield. With all the seasonal temptations and traditional treats (not to mention the peer pressure from friends and family) it’s easy to find yourself blown off course.
But just as easy as it is to put that extra weight on, you can lose those holiday pounds with some healthy tips and a little help from the Hollywood Miracle Diet®.
Tell your friends you’re going on a cookie diet during the holidays and they’ll say “join the club.” But with the right cookie diet you can actually lose weight during the holidays. While cookies aren’t something you’d necessarily classify as diet food the tasty and nutritious meal replacements offered by the Hollywood Cookie Diet® can help you keep those holiday pounds from packing on. And there’s scientific evidence to back up those claims!
Enjoy Holiday Favorites the Heathy Way
Raw cocoa has a lot of health benefits. It has a high concentration of antioxidants, which can do everything from help prevent cancer and heart disease, to fight aging in general. The polyphenols and flavanols in cocoa have potential health benefits for the skin, the brain, and cardiovascular system.
Americans consume an average of 32 teaspoons of added sugar each day. According to the USDA, sugar is the number one food additive. Sure it’s in jam, ice cream, and cereal. But it’s also in pizza, bread, processed meats, boxed meals, soup, crackers, spaghetti sauce, canned vegetables, yogurt, ketchup, salad dressing,