Eating Small Portions of Sweets to Maintain Your Weight

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Eating Small Portions of Sweets to Maintain Your Weight

It can be difficult to stop after just having one serving of a piece of cake – but if you don’t stop, you are setting yourself up for a dietary nightmare. One piece of cake leads to two which continues on and on.  You need to be diligent in your weight loss efforts and make sure you aren’t overindulging and eating too much.  Balance is the key to life especially when it comes to sweets and sugary foods which are high in calorie.  These days, sugar is the blame for weight gain and here at the sweet corner, we reject the idea that sugar is entirely bad for you.

low calorie cake ideasThe most important thing to remember is that you need to eat small portions and not go overboard.  There are various different diet plans that use portion control containers to teach about how much you should eat and not going overboard.  The 21 day fix is a new diet program that combines both a nutrition plan and an exercise program to help individuals lose weight steadily and also learn about what constitutes a healthy day of eating and exercising.

The workout program is one of the most popular ones for the past two years that has been released by Beachbody’s famous celebrity trainer, Autumn Calabrese.  The nutrition part of the program features a guide using 7 different 21 day fix containers at this website teaching you about portion control.  Each container represents a different color.  Purple is for fruits and depending on your weight and goals, you can eat between 2-4 servings a day of fruit.  Green stands for vegetables and you can have 4 or more servings per day.

Remember that potatoes do not count as a vegetable as they are a starch.  You can have around 2-4 servings of carbs a day.  Losing weight doesn’t need to be made so difficult and in using these containers and following the guide precisely, you are allowing yourself to indulge once in a while and enjoy your favorite eats but not eat too many.  There is no set container for sweets but in general, one piece of cake would be equal to two yellow containers.  Make sure the cake is a small serving and isn’t too rich.  For example, a portion of carrot cake would be healthier than a piece of double chocolate fudge!  If having the latter, only indulge in a sliver!

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Too Many Sweets? Tips to Keep your Teeth Cavity-Free

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Too Many Sweets? Tips to Keep your Teeth Cavity-Free

Well we are notorious for being sugar crazy.  Any type of ice cream, gum drop or freshly baked pastry instantly has my eye, but it’s not just the waist line we need to look out for! Eating too much sweets and not taking proper care of your teeth can lead to a large variety of health problems.  That’s why you need to follow these tips so you (and your kids) won’t have any issues even if you are a “dessert every evening” kind of family!

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What are the worst kinds of treats for your health?

Weight gain aside, if you are eating pure sugar in the forms of jujubes or jelly beans, you are literally consuming pure sugar. Without the proper dental care afterwards and if you don’t brush your teeth and floss out the candy, your teeth could slowly rot, and who wants that?

Also be careful not to chew or bite on hard lollipops or jawbreakers. I can’t tell you how many times as a kid I broke my braces for chewing on ice or gum.  You can cause irreparable damage by putting unnecessary strain on your teeth to break something that is rock solid!

How can I keep my teeth healthy?

Luckily for you, there are ways to have your cake and eat it too! If you floss your teeth and brush at least twice daily (and better yet, after indulging in sweets), your teeth won’t have time to decay. You’ll have a dazzling bright smile! There are also some sugar-free candies like chewing gum that you can enjoy that will actually help to whiten your smile and prevent cavities from forming.

Ways to Maintain your Healthy Smile

One of the best ways to make sure you are on the right track is to visit your local family dentist. One particular dentist in La Mesa says that if you com for a regular teen cleaning every 6 months and a check-up, you can prevent cavities before they begin forming. This will not only keep your smile healthy, but will save you money in the long run.  She also recommends avoiding drinking soda pop and sticking to water and flavored juices.  If you wear anything on your teeth like braces, avoid chewing gum, ice, and gummy candies as they can break your braces and cause tooth damage. Stick to hard candies providing you don’t bite them nor get tempted!  Take care of your smile and it will take care of you in the long run!

 

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Indulging Your Sweet Tooth and Maintaining your Weight

Posted by on Sep 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Indulging Your Sweet Tooth and Maintaining your Weight

balanced-lifestyle-healthy-choicesAs we are nearly midway through September, summer has come to a close and children are back at school, holidays are finished for those who return to work, and bikinis invading feuds are put away until next summer for your next spring vacation. While this is quite depressing inside as we begin our launch into the winter months, autumn is the perfect time to lose the weight you might have gained in the summer.

How can you lose weight while still living life?

Most people completely lose it once the fall hit. Because they no longer have to look skinny and slim for their tank tops and short shorts and bikinis, they begin to eat less sensibly, and indulge more. Because their bodies will be covered up in thick long sweaters and tall jeans, the weight gain becomes a slow and steady process that is almost hard to notice until it becomes too late. Rather than think, all I’ll get in shape by next summer I have an entire year, that turns into gaining a bunch of weight before Christmas and even more so during the holiday season. And after that it’s only a few short months until spring and summer begin once again. Those who have had the most success and look the best in the summer begin preparations for their summer body the year before. Building a strong fit and sexy body requires a lot of work. You can’t expect to get the body of your dreams by only putting in three months of work right before the summer during crunch time. Weight loss and healthy living is all about leading a balanced lifestyle. You don’t need to take huge steps in the beginning months or ever if you begin early enough. You could even comfortably lose 1 pound or half a pound a week and make excellent strife in the years to come.

What is the problem with following short term or “fad” diets?

If you decide to go on these short-term crash diets, your results will be short term as well. One of the most popular programs of 2016 and 2015 is called the 21 day fix program. This program only requires you to exercise for 30 minutes a day for seven days a week. And after only 21 days, you will see results following the nutrition and exercise portion of the program. For those who have experienced these results but now are used and accustomed to the workouts and need something more challenging, autumn developed a SQL program. The second program is a more intense version that also requires only 30 minutes of training a day and it is called the 21 day fix extreme. The name is perfect because the program will deliver extreme results providing that you give it your all lifting weights, and doing the 21 day fix extreme cardio exercises without fail. Beginning this sequel program will not be easy because it is very difficult and challenging. It can be tempting to want to throw in the towel and give up if the workout seem to be too difficult. But it is important to remember that you can get through this and that you will be able to conquer these workouts you just need to be consistent and take your time.

Don’t be afraid to pause once in a while to catch your breath and have a glass of water or a couple sips of water before continuing through the workout. You can also follow a low-impact or low intensity version until you are ready to complete the high intensity version because Autumn offers both of these on the DVDs. So why not get your summer body ready in the fall with autumn in the 21 day fix extreme.

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Suppress Sweet Cravings with Skinny Fiber

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Diet tips | Comments Off on Suppress Sweet Cravings with Skinny Fiber

Are you yearning to look young and attractive? Is the excessive accumulation of fat on different parts of your body giving you an undesirable appearance? Here comes the role of the Skinny Fiber pill in play. It can provide you the sexy look that you can’t achieve  as easily. Consumption of these pills is the sure way to shed excess amounts of weight. Get ready to get rid of extra flab on your body! With the arrival of the top-notch weight loss pill manufacturers, having a right body shape is no more a dream.

Diet Pills in 2015: Why Skinny Fiber is the best
In today’s fast-paced world, millions of people are battling obesity or are overweight. It can be attributed to their unhealthy eating habits. Thus, many health problems are occurring like high cholesterol and blood sugar level. No wonder people are trying to find some reliable weight loss supplements and pills. In order to eradicate stubborn areas of fat efficiently, look no further than investing in dietary fiber pill reviews. They are known to be derived from three natural ingredients Glucomannan, Caralluma fimbriata, and Brazilian secret plant to lose weight i.e. Cha de Bugre. All three have been reported to contribute to reducing excessive fat.

Role of Glucomannan

In order to contribute to weight loss, Glucomannan delays the absorption of glucose from the intestines. This natural ingredient is believed to cause ‘feeling of fullness.’ It is a safe appetite suppressant. Thanks to the advancement in medicine, it has brought this natural supplement in form of capsules for all. They promise desired results with no side effects. Many people are using skinny fiber natural supplements. It helps to enhance the body contour. However, Caralluma fimbriata is another appetite suppressant and has anti-obesogenic and anti-atherogenic properties. There are also diet pills containing Caralluma fimbriata which helps in weight loss.

Skinny Fiber pill and its usefulness

Not everybody is blessed with a perfect body and physique. The Skinny Fiber pill is widely known to eliminate body parts that are difficult to lose weight. It is far better than regular diet and steady exercise routine. Moreover, these supplements help in the most crucial times of your life, when you feel embarrassed because of sagging appearance. You can simply call it a magic pill that can assist you to lose fat without much effort. Such amazing weight loss capsules possess Cha de Bugre that can suppress your appetite completely. It is combined with the above two ingredients to activate reduction of weight and enhanced energy effect.

Interestingly, being a skinny fiber distributor is the perfect way to earn extra and supplement your regular income. This wonderful idea of work from home appeals to everyone. There are many online resources exist on web that offer lucrative opportunities to earn a decent income by distributing a range of health products. It is the best home based business one can think of. You just need to acquire valuable leads, in order to make big money.

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with a Fruit-Filled Diet

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in Diet tips | Comments Off on Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with a Fruit-Filled Diet

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be all that bad! We at thesweetcorner believe in indulgence in moderation. You shouldn’t have to deny yourself eating your favorite treats all the time.  Of course, if you eat chocolate non stop and drink bottles of wine, you’re going to gain weight, plain and simple. But if you are eating healthy the rest of the time, you won’t have any problems losing weight.weight-loss-snacks

We recommend finding healthy items that are sweet and satisfy your sweet tooth when you’re not able to have chocolate because of fear of weight gain. Try some healthy dried fruit or fresh fruit that’s organic and tasty. Eat as many apples or oranges as you like and go easy on fruits like bananas and watermelons.  One of our favorite diet plans called the skinny fiber diet suggests you eat around 800-1200 calories a day and take skinny fiber supplement which has glucomannan and fiber demonstrate an amazing amount of weight loss if you follow the diet plan exactly and eat what they suggest on the diet menu. Don’t over indulge but instead stick to the three phase protocol and take your skinny fiber pills as directed. But after you are done the diet, you can stick to enjoying sweet treats like chocolate covered nuts and berries but in healthy moderation.

If you seem to eat more than you would like and always find yourself hungry, you need to start exercising to burn off the excess calories that you are consuming. We recommend finding a workout video that works for you so you don’t eat to excess and end up putting on more weight as the months go on. Our favorite exercise dvd is the 21 day fix, an extreme workout in 21 days with cardio and strength-training exercises designed to get your body firm and fit. The video series comes from beachbody and was developed by fitness and personal trainer Autumn Cabrese who is an expert in the health and fitness field. The workouts are short, only 30 minutes long but they are designed to help shred your body so you lose a ton of weight in a short amount of time. All you need to remember is stay committed, do the workouts each day for the 21 days without fail and you will be amazed by the results of your body after committing to the program.

When you lose a lot of weight, you begin to have control on your diet and you will start to eat less naturally because your body won’t crave the foods as it did before. Just remember to take control and not overeat as you continue the diet and look for treats that are low fat and low in calories that you can eat repeatedly without gaining weight like cut up sliced organic apples and low fat yogurt with cinnamon as a dip. There are many treats you can have, you just need to keep them in moderation and find the healthy foods that you actually enjoy and won’t get sick of after eating for awhile. There are plenty to be found, you just need to find them and avoid temptation where possible.

 

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Four Tips For Healthy Eating

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Diet tips, Healthy Eating | Comments Off on Four Tips For Healthy Eating

Four Tips For Healthy Eating

Having a healthy diet and eating healthy will benefit your overall health but it will also benefit in the level of your energy from day to day and it will make you feel better. A lot of people want to change their diet and eat healthy, but they end up they succumb to their old habits and continue with their unhealthy diets. It is really important that you stick to your diet and follow it almost religiously, because that is the only way that you will ensure healthy eating. Sometimes people know all what they are supposed to eat but they still eat junk food. Here are four simple tips which will help you how to eat healthy and stay healthy.

1. Cut Down On The Salt
Eat-Less-Salt-595x396A common misconception is that only people who add salt to their food are eating too much salt. Even though you might not add salt to your meals you still might be eating too much salt, since salt is already in the food you eat: soups, breads, sauces and other. Too much salt in your diet will influence your blood pressure and cause it to rise. High blood pressure carries the risk of developing a heart disease or having a stroke. By cutting down on the salt in your diet, you will need a healthier life.

2. Eat Less Saturated Fat  
Good-Fats-Vs-Bad-FatsEating too much saturated fat will increase the amount of cholesterol in your blood, and as you know cholesterol increases the risks of developing heart disease. There are two types of fat, saturated and unsaturated. Buying replacing saturated fats with the unsaturated, such as vegetable oils, when the fish and avocados, you will eat healthier.

3. Eat More Fruit and Vegetables
Eating fruit and vegetables will give you the necessary fibers you need in your diet. Furthermore, eating enough fruit and vegetables will provide you with the necessary vitamins and minerals you need in your diet. Munching down on fruit and vegetables will also improve your bowel movement in addition to making your healthier and fitter. Daily portions which are recommended for fruit and vegetables are five portions a day, at least. Which means you should eat as much fruit and vegetables during the day, but you can also count vegetables in cooked dishes and fruit juice (made of 100% fruit).

4. Eat More Fish
downloadIncluding fish in your diet will give you vitamins and minerals you need, but it is also an excellent source of protein in your food. Fish contains omega-3 fats, and these fats unlike saturated fats are very good for your health, and can even help you prevent potential heart disease. You should eat oily fish such as: trout, herring, fresh tuna, sardines, salmon, but you can also include other fish and create a diet which is diverse and varied. Basing your diet on fish will be beneficial for your overall health.

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Five Reasons Why You Should Eat Your Vegetables

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Facts about Vegetables, Healthy Diet | Comments Off on Five Reasons Why You Should Eat Your Vegetables

Five Reasons Why You Should Eat Your Vegetables

 

Have You Finished Your Veggies?

Since you were a little kid, you were always told to eat your vegetables, and frowned upon when you didn’t. 

Where Are We Today?

The majority of us today know that we should eat our vegetables in order to stay healthy, happy and strong.  But there are certain reasons why you should eat your vegetables which you are not aware of.  Therefore let me persuade you with these five reasons which will make you munch those carrots down as if you were a rabbit.

  1. Vegetables Will Give You All Fibers You Need

Since vegetables have a lot of cellulose in them, they provide a good base for a healthy stool.  Your intestines will be happy when you choose to eat vegetables.  We doubt to the cellulose in your digestiv e tract toxins cannot be eliminated, and bowel movements are made difficult.  Furthermore, when you consummate cellulose eat reduces toxins in the bile.  Without enough cellulose in your diet you all are increasing their risks of developing cardiovascular disease and raising cholesterol, since 94% of the bile is reabsorbed by the liver and the blood.

  1. Vegetables Are The Best Source of Antioxidants

AntioxidantsVegetables are not only good for your bowel movement but they are also the number one source of antioxidants in diet. In fact, vegetables neutralize the process of oxidation.  When you are not eating your vegetables, you are allowing the fats in your blood to oxidize.  This basically means that low vegetable consumption is directly link to developing high cholesterol and heart disease.

  1. Vegetables Are A Low-Calorie (Magic) Food

Vegetables are like some sort of super food, which is really a low in calories.  This means that you can eat a whole lot of vegetables, and still intake very few calories.  Since the fibers in vegetables take time to be broken down, this allows your body to keep stable blood sugar.  Also, vegetables are really low in fat and have zero cholesterol.

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  1. Vegetables Are A Source of Vitamins

Food-41-vitaminIn order to be healthy you have to intake vitamins, since our bodies do not to make all the vitamins we need, it is essential that we eat enough vegetables, namely because vegetables are main sources of vitamins.  Without eating enough vegetables you may become deficient of some vitamins which are necessary for you all in order to stay healthy and strong.

  1. Vegetables Provide You With Minerals

We also do not have minerals in our systems therefore we have to intake them with food, and vegetables are the best source of minerals for people.  Green leafy vegetables are the best source of calcium four people.  Instead of taking mineral supplements, or eating dairy products, you should eat more vegetables and introduce as much vegetables as you can your daily diet.

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