Homemade Lye Soap by Sarah Freeland
... Just about any fat or oil can be used to make soap, from plant oils and hydrogenated fats to animal fats. If you chose to use an animal fat, make sure it’ is clean, not rancid, has no salt, and is free of solid particles. The advantage of animal fats (like tallow or lard) is that they’ll give you a denser soap. Plant oils such as coconut oils will give a rich lather; and olive oil soap will yield fine, silky bubbles that are soothing to the skin.
Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... Udo Erasmus, author of one of the most popular books ever about fat, “Fats the Heal, Fats that Kill”, writes in his book, “At levels above 12 to 15% of total calories, healthy fats increase the rate of metabolic reactions in the body and the increased rate burns off more fat into carbon dioxide, water, and energy (heat), resulting in fat burn off and loss of excess weight.” In this article we will discuss what exactly these healthy fats are, where to get them from, easy ways to add them ...
The "Emergency" Diet by Alan Rosca
... A slice of bread along with a small and fat-free yogurt is indicated for a snack. Dinner consists of one glass of water and two portions of rice with vegetables. A small cup of ice cream is allowed. To read the rest of this article, go to ProjectWeightLoss.com an online weight loss community featuring calorie counter, carbs counter, BMI calculator, diet planner, workout planner and nutritional information. (c) ProjectWeightLoss.com 2007.
The Diet Demons by Deborah Caruana
... (Ask me anytime, I have my fat calipers at hand at all times.) The healthiest and most effective way to decrease body fat is through a slight negative energy balance where caloric expenditure slightly exceeds caloric intake. In order to determine what your caloric intake should be we need to find what your Basal Metabolic Rate is. BMR is the minimum amount of calories required for vital body functions during relaxed, reclined and waking states. There are a few different calculations for ...
Is Zone Diet a Fad? by Lulia Pascanu
... Sears himself: "The Zone diet is free of guilt" or "The Zone is just one meal away". I'm quite UNDECIDED about this one. It is clear the man has taken some time to think about it. 6. It harshly limitates the daily calorie intake Some dieticians claim that the Zone diet limits the daily calorie intake to somewhere around 800. I used the calculator at DrSears.com to check this (I am a 100 pound woman by the way) and my daily calorie intake resulted around 1100 kcal.
How To Absolutely Suck In Your Next Triathlon by Ben Greenfield
... Do not estimate your fuel and hydration needs, or take into consideration the fact that your body can assimilate 4.1-4.6 calories of carbohydrate per minute, and needs the equivalent of approximately 1 water bottle per hour, not to mention regular electrolyte dosing, and small amounts of protein and fats, as well as a pre-race meal with low-glycemic index carbohydrates and minimal fat and fiber. It is a pain to do, often requires a calculator, and may even necessitate a bit of pre-race ...
Is A Premium Dog Food Really That Much Better For Your Dog? by Carolyn Schweitzer
... Just like us, dogs will begin to accumulate more body fat as they age even as they consume fewer calories. (At least we're not alone!). Muscle mass will tend to decrease, but this doesn't mean you should lower your older dog's protein intake. If anything, protein is more important than ever to help maintain muscle mass, so avoid senior dog food formulas with reduced protein. One thing you will want to feed him less of is calories. Obesity is a real problem with adult dogs , and many owners ...
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