If you’re looking for a flexible, healthy and fun way to lose weight, then you may want to consider The Women’s Health Diet. Created by Stephen Perrine and Leah Flickinger, the editors of Women’s Health magazine, this weight loss program can be incorporated into almost any lifestyle.
Some diets claim promise to help you lose as much as a pound per day, but these programs tend to be extreme, unhealthy and unsustainable. The Women’s Health Diet can help you lose up to 15 pounds in six weeks, which is about the maximum for healthy weight loss.
Women’s Health has released a list of 9 Power Food Pairings – combinations of food items that give you more nutritional value when eaten together. Even better, they seem like pretty easy combinations to work into your diet. Check out Women’s Health for the full list and read my favorites below.
That time of the month may have you reaching for less nutritious foods, but research shows less pre-menstrual irritability in women who ingest the most calcium and vitamin D. Eggs are an excellent source of vitamin D, and broccoli provides easily-absorbed calcium. I tend to crave a little fat, so a broccoli and cheese omelet sounds ideal to me. (more…)