Tag Archives: counting calories

The Best Low Calorie Snacks

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 02:30 AM

Enjoying a healthy, low calorie snack doesn’t mean you have to skimp on portions. Consumers have plenty to choose from when they get the urge to munch in between meals and want a decent helping. Back in the 1600’s, French… Read More

This Will Cut Nicotine Cravings

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, September 06, 2012 - 02:51 AM

Smoking cessation may be considered as a huge challenge for most smokers, especially when they have built a strong addiction to nicotine. Smokers may understand the negative effects of smoking on one’s general health, yet controlling nicotine cravings often pose… Read More

Simple Ways to Cut Calories Every Day

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, August 31, 2012 - 07:10 AM
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For most people struggling with weight issues such as obesity, counting calories appears to be the most reliable and effective way for weight loss.  Awareness of the amount of calories consumed on a daily basis may thus control excessive eating,… Read More

Why Counting Calories Could Be Deadly

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 02:18 AM
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The current trend in achieving good health is to lead a healthy lifestyle, including eating regular diets that are rich in fruits, vegetables, protein, and fiber. It has also been recommended that for good health, one should start counting calories… Read More

Why Late Night Snacking is a Bad Idea

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, August 07, 2012 - 02:03 AM
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For decades we have been warned that late night eating can lead to weight gain, with the most common explanation being that our will power tends to be lower and we are more likely to consume high calorie junk food… Read More

Strange Psychological Response to Sugary Food

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, June 05, 2012 - 01:47 AM
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Do you find sweet-tasting food items more appealing than other food products?  The search for that particular sweet taste has been a part of our nutrition and has influenced human behavior for centuries.  The sweet taste in certain food items… Read More

Is Sugar Making You Dumb?

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 01:29 AM
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We already know what sugar can do to our waistline and our teeth, but scientists now say it could have a detrimental impact on another part of our body; the brain. In fact, they suggest it could make us dumb.… Read More

The Mystery Behind Counting Calories

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, February 09, 2012 - 11:56 PM
Counting Calories

For years people have used calorie reduction as a primary tool to lose weight, but for a lot of people this method doesn’t seem to work. Those who study the science of nutrition say we should all understand the mystery… Read More