What Are the Biggest Reasons Diets Fail?

Diet, Health
When this happens, you are on a one-way path to a fat loss plateau. Yes, you should lower calorie intake to see fat loss results, but you need to do it in a way that maintains your “metabolic engine”. Lack Of Satiety-Boosting Nutrients Another big issue with most conventional diets is they fail to provide enough of the two most filling nutrients: protein and fiber. You need protein to function optimally. It’s also breaks down slowest, providing the body with lasting satiety. Couple protein with dietary fiber, found in fresh fruits and vegetables, and digestion will slow even further. Many crash diet plans are very low in protein. While they recommend lots of vegetables, many discourage the consumption of fruit. By making these two nutrients a focus of your plan…
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Building A Righteous Body: 5 Commandments Of Smart Dieting

Diet, Health
To see the best results from any diet plan, you’ve got to know the “Diet Commandments”. These guidelines are essential for superior results. They will take you to the Promised Land, flowing with good health and energy. Sadly, many dieters miss out on one or more of these rules, and it costs them their success. Thou Shall Eat More Protein Of all the foods you might eat while on a fat loss diet, protein is probably the most important. Protein combats hunger, stabilizes blood glucose levels, and prevents lean muscle loss. The result is raised metabolism and accelerated fat loss. Don’t let your protein intake fall short. Aim to consume some in every meal and snack. For some unexpected sources of protein, consider quinoa, bulgur, avocado, and whole wheat bagels.…
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Don’t Be Duped! — 3 “Diet Foods” Guaranteed to Sabotage Your Health

Diet, Health
Are you putting 100% into your diet program, but feel like you’re getting 0 results? Many people find themselves in this pickle. They work hard, hold on to their diet strategy like bulldog, but fail to see the transformation they wanted. Hopes were high, but the scale just isn’t going downward. What gives? Often, the problem is not effort or motivation. The issue is that they are incorporating certain foods in their diet plan that are actually not diet foods at all. The diet industry is big business, and unfortunately many companies market their products as healthy, even though they are counter-productive options. What are these foods? Here are three problem foods you need to cut from your diet immediately. Fruit Flavored Yogurts Fruit flavored yogurts are a favorite among…
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The 3 Most Common Dieting Mistakes of Women

Diet, Health, Womens Health
A woman on a diet has many suitors. The weight loss world is full of companies and self-appointed experts competing for her attention, often spreading misinformation and making impossible promises. It’s so predictable. They just want to get into her….pocketbook. If you’re a woman struggling with weight loss, there’s a good chance you have heard some unreliable information, causing you to make a mistake or two. Just a bit of misinformation can make weight loss seem like a code to crack. It doesn’t need to be as complicated as it seems. By learning these mistakes, you can quickly unlock your potential and get back to getting results. Let’s look at four need-to-know weight loss mistakes. Starvation Diets If 1400 calories is good, 1000 must be better, right? Wrong. Your body…
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Use the Right Mindset to Get Amazing Results from a Diet

Diet, Mindset
Everyone wants to lose weight but it seems that only a very small fraction of people have the ability to do that in a satisfying and effective way. So many people start diets that they never see through that it would lead you to believe that no diet is really effective. But of course this isn’t true. Of course there are ways you can diet and be effective but the key lies more with the mindset and the approach rather than the specifics of the diet. In this post, we’ll look at what that means. The Reason Diets Fail The reason diets fail is because people approach them in the wrong way. They approach diets as short term solutions and quick fixes. The fact that people often describe themselves as…
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Managing Menopause

Menopause, Womens Health
Managing The Menopause 21st Century Solutions by Nick Panay(ed.) ; Paula Briggs(ed.) ; Gab Kovacs(ed.) Since the Women's Health Initiative report of 2002, there has been reluctance to provide women with hormone replacement therapy due to a lack of clarity about the potential risks. This Managing Menopause book reviews all aspects of the menopause and places the benefits and risks of hormone therapy into perspective. It fully informs the reader regarding the evidence base of all aspects of menopause medicine and can be used either as a reference book to solve specific problems, or as a book to be read cover-to-cover. It will provide the reader with the latest information and as a result encourage confidence in managing menopause related problems. This practical, evidence-based guide is suitable for all health…
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Menopause – A Guide for Every Woman

Menopause, Womens Health
Menopause A Guide for Every Woman by Beverley Lawton A clear, no-nonsense approach to menopause by an expert in the field. Menopause is a 'hot' topic for many women today. Older women make up a great and growing proportion of the population. With modern obstetrics, medicines and good public health, women are living far longer. This means that managing menopause and its sometimes difficult associated symptoms is extremely important as women strive to live a quality life. The author is a director of the Wellington Menopause Clinic and a senior research fellow in women's health at the Wellington School of Medicine and her book covers: Changes at menopause; Treating symptoms without HRT; The role of HRT; You want to try HRT - what next? Getting fatter, getting thinner; Sexuality and…
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Menopause Confidential – Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife

Menopause, Womens Health
Menopause Confidential - A Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife - by Tara Allmen An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field. The physical changes that occur after women turn forty are unavoidable—and can be unnerving. Menopause affects every aspect of life—from sex and sleep to mood and mental clarity to weight and body temperature. While there are a number of resources available, many are confusing and contradictory. Now, Manhattan gynecologist Dr. Tara Allmen, an experienced, nationally board-certified menopause practitioner and the recipient of the 2015 Doctor’s Choice National Award for Obstetrics & Gynecology, shares her knowledge to help women be their happiest and healthiest, and turn…
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8 Common Menopause Myths

Depression, Fatigue, Hot Flashes, Mood Swings, Myths, Night Sweats, Weight gain
Menopause Myths include that fact that many people think that hot flashes are the first sign of menopause. Is this true or is it a myth? While it is true that menopause often results in hot flashes, one-fourth of all women do not experience any hot flashes as they go through menopause. There are other menopause myths that circulate in the mainstream media and as folklore. What are some common menopause myths many people believe? Menopause always begins at 50. This is a myth. While the average age of menopause is 51 years of age, a woman can go through menopause as early as in her 30's or as late as the early 60's. Menopause occurs when a woman stops having menstrual periods for 12 consecutive months. Symptoms of menopause…
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10 Foods That Help Relieve Menopausal Hot Flashes Audio

Hot Flashes, Nutrition
This audio discusses 10 foods that have proven to help diminish the effects of menopausal hot flashes. This is an important topic because hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause with almost 80% of women being affected. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition released a study that indicates that mostly minor changes to your diet can bring relief. The study covered 9 years and concluded that a woman’s likelihood of experiencing hot flashes dropped by 20 percent when their diets included the foods talked about in this audio. [audio mp3="http://livingwithmenopause.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/FoodsVideoVoiceoveredit.mp3"][/audio] Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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