The Best Years in Life Diet Plan

  (Health Secrets Newsletter) Over the past few decades the US has become the poster child for obesity, thanks in part to declining physical activity but largely due to changes in the foods we eat (as well as the foods we don’t eat) as part of the standard American diet  and lifestyle.  It’s time to change…

Apples Spur Weight Loss

(Health Secrets) Remember the old saying about an apple a day keeping the doctor away? You probably thought it was true but never knew why. Now researchers have found that the mighty power of the little red fruit comes from its high levels of a special flavonoid called quercetin.  This powerful compound has astonishing potential to promote health and prevent disease…

Eat More Protein and Lose Weight

If you’re managing to eat 7 to 9 daily servings of fruits and vegetables, give yourself a pat on the back.  But don’t be tempted to cut back on protein to make room for all that produce.  Recent research has shown that getting a higher percentage of calories from protein helps people get slim and stay that…