Category Archives: Weight Loss Tips & Tools

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid

The Mediterranean Diet Pyramid was developed in 1993 by Oldways, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the World Health Organization. This Mediterranean food pyramid is based on the eating patterns of people in Greece and southern Italy in the 1960s. Greece and southern Italy were chosen since the population in that area was among

How To Stop Sugar Cravings

6 Easy Tips On How To Stop Sugar Cravings Sugar cravings can be intense when you are trying to reduce or eliminate your sugar intake. It is important to understand that this is not an easy challenge at all. If you were to run a marathon, you would expect it to be hard and be

5 Ways to Jumpstart Weight Loss

Are you wondering of ways to jumpstart weight loss? Below are 5 ways that you can increase your metabolism, without changing your diet, thus allowing you to set the stage for faster weight loss. These methods will work for you whether you are female or male, young or old, and of course without changing your

Body Fat Percentage

What Is Body Fat Percentage? Body fat percentage focuses on the total fat in pounds divided by your total weight in pounds. This measure is particularly useful for athletes with high muscle mass. While the calculation of body fat percentage is easy in theory, it is not that easy to measure in reality. There are

Waist to Hip Ratio

Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) Waist to Hip Ratio or WHR focuses on waist measure and hip measure, and has shown to be a better predictor of health risks than BMI or Waist to Height Ratio. For your waist, measure the smallest circumference above your belly button. For your hip, measure the widest circumference around