Do body cleanses work?

Do body cleanses actually work? And if so what are the best ones? I’m a smoker/fast food eater. I don’t recommend cleanses. Also, I suggest quitting smoking. I know it’s difficult, but smoking can cause so many disease states and conditions. With regard to fast...

A fruit-only dinner?

What are the disadvantages of having a fruit-only dinner? It’s not balanced. All the food groups do different things for our bodies and we need to include them in our diets. We don’t want to become nutrient deficient. Too much fruit can increase our triglycerides....

The 5:2 Diet?

Is the 5:2 diet effective? It’s a fad diet that is calorie restrictive so I don’t recommend it. While some may lose weight in the short-term, most fad diets fail long-term. Quick weight loss, while alluring, isn’t healthy for us. We don’t want to become nutrient...

Exercise vs. Nutrition?

Exercise or Nutrition? Which should be your primary focus? Exercise and good nutrition are both important. Combined they are a powerful army that helps us combat excess weight, disease states and conditions, stress and more. Studies have shown that people who eat...

The truth behind fad diets?

What is the truth behind fad diets? Fad diets are a temporary fix, which is why so many of us are drawn to them. But they’re not a long term solution. To lose weight, cut 500 calories per day through diet and exercise. But this should be done through a balanced diet...