We’ve all been there: The mere sight of the Starbucks logo makes us crave a caramel latte. Ditto craving a chocolate-glazed treat when driving by Dunkin Donuts.
These, along with dozens if not hundreds of other sights, sounds and smells in the world around are our food triggers. They cue us to eat, whether we’re hungry or not. And they are one of our waistline’s biggest enemies.
We are fighting off food triggers all day long, says Susan, who is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Brain and Cog
We make ’em, we break ’em. New Year’s diet resolutions fall like needles on Christmas trees as January goes on. Genes can work against us. Metabolism, too.
But William Yancy, a weight specialist at Duke University’s diet and fitness center says, in order to be successful, make goals that are SMART — Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-bound.
Instead of simply resolving to eat better, plan how to do it, such as having chips once or twice a week instead of every day. Rat
This is a detailed meal plan for the Mediterranean Diet. Foods to eat, foods to avoid and a sample Mediterranean menu for one week.
The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in Mediterranean countries like Italy and Greece back in the year 1960.
Researchers noted that these people were exceptionally healthy compared to Americans and had a low risk of many killer diseases.
Numerous studies have now shown that the Mediterranean diet can ca
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