Tokyo University scientists are developing what they call “diet goggles” designed to trick dieters into eating less. When worn over the eyes, the goggles digitally enlarge doughnuts and other foods, making consumers feel as though they are full. Would you use them?
Month: April 2012
RECIPES #3-5 TO TRY THIS SPRING
Have you started any spring cleaning yet? It can be very refreshing to simplify your life this time of year, cleaning out clutter, etc. So why not keep a few, simple to make but always healthy go-to recipes lying around while enjoying the season? Here’s 5 to try: 1. White Beans and Pasta Cook pasta…
Earth Day as the Planet On A Diet Day
Imagine next to the price & calorie content on a menu, you can see the carbon footprint of your food listed too. Check out this restaurant, Otarian!
TIP #56-BEWARE: MORE CALORIES ON THE WEEKENDS
“Turning Diet Dangers into Weight Loss Wins” By Perri O. Blumberg “According to one study, people eat 37 more calories per meal on the weekends than on weekdays, which can add up to more than a few unwanted pounds. Watch for these common weight-loss landmines and swap in healthier activities instead. 1. Instead of mindlessly…
RECIPES #2-HAVE A RICE DAY!
Time to spice things up! Spices should be in their own “superfoods” category considering many of them actually help speed up the metabolism but also emphasize taste/texture/quality over the quantity of what’s on your plate. Some of those tried and true but boring dishes can have a new, even healthier life with certain featured spices….
TIP #55-HANDLING HEADACHES
“Headache and Weight Loss: What Your Body Is Telling You” By By Adrienne Farr and Perri O. Blumberg “According to a National Headache Foundation study, diet-related issues play a role in a whopping 30 percent of all migraines (and can affect less severe types of headaches too). From bouts of low blood sugar to caffeine…
TIP #54-HEALTHY KITCHEN STAPLES VS. STOMACH STAPLING
We have all heard about extreme weight loss surgeries. It’s not to say there hasn’t been any success for those who have gone under the knife, but there is also overwhelming consensus that the risks are great. And for many, the consequences last a lifetime, never being able to achieve a proper diet & obtain…