The “hard-boiled egg diet”, the “cabbage soup diet”, the “water with maple syrup and cayenne pepper diet”… any of these sound familiar? These are known as “crash” or fad diets. Basically, you severely restrict your calorie intake and deprive yourself of nutrition in order to lose weight rapidly. While you may see the scale go down in the short term (sorry folks, it’s mainly … [Read more...] about Harmful Effects Of Crash Diets On Your Body & Blood Sugar
You see them in commercials on TV, and on shelf after shelf at the supermarket. These days, it may seem that more people are drinking protein shakes than eating actual food! Protein shakes can be helpful in adding nutrients to one’s diet, and in some instances, can help support weight loss. However, it is important to keep in mind that they can also pose health … [Read more...] about Do Protein Shakes Encourage Or Prevent Weight Loss?