During the paleolithic age (about 2.6 million years ago), our ancestors ate a diet of mainly of fish, nuts, berries and game, and hunted using tools made from stone or bone. Their nutritional map was pretty much whatever they could scavenge from the land. The cavemen of that time were foraging for the barest of essentials to simply survive, and the fact that, one day, modern humans would adopt their tenuous version of sustenance makes about as little sense as humanity suddenly abandoning cell phones in favor of smoke signals.
Gluten-free is a craze that has inserted itself as one of the most popular dieting and weight loss trends since the turn of the century.
But, in reality, it’s probably not necessary for most of us and may even be harmful.
It starts around age 30 – you start to notice that eating the same foods and doing the same activity no longer maintains weight. Worse still, is that the weight you do gain mostly sticks around your mid-section because of a shift in hormonal activity. But, don’t worry, it’s not all doom and gloom! There are several dietary fixes that can boost metabolism and diminish the effects of both middle-age and menopause.
Lately, yogurt has enjoyed a swift lift to the top of “health food” lists everywhere. We can credit some of that enthusiasm to the very smart marketing of top yogurt brands looking to reignite consumer interest in an age-old product. But there is truth behind the buzz and scientific research that proves that yogurt deserves its time in the lime light. Here are five things you may not know about yogurt and your health:
As Diet-to-Go’s head nutritionist, Rebecca Mohning has spent over a decade making sure that Diet-to-Go meals are up-to-date with current nutrition standards and that Diet-to-Go customers constantly have their nutritional needs met and questions answered.
So you think you’re finally ready to give up all the refined grains and sugars and opt for eating bacon 24/7? We’re kidding about the bacon, but going low-carb may in fact be a great solution for your weight loss.