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[Study] Diet Soda Causes 60% Increase In Diabetes Risk Over Regular Soda

Posted by on Feb 9, 2013 in Diet It UP, Featured Article, Nutrition Science, Study

Stop messing around — if you haven’t already, cut diet soda out of your life completely. New research found that diet soda drinkers were up to 60% more likely to develop type-II diabetes than those who drank an equal amount of regular soda.

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Good Carbs Vs. Bad Carbs — How To Tell The Difference [Infographic]

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Diet It UP, Featured Article, Infographics

Understanding different types of carbs is the golden ticket to weight loss. Here’s the comprehensive visual guide to good carbs vs. bad carbs, the glycemic index, and how it all impacts weight-loss.

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9 Faux “Health Foods” That’ll Blow Up Your Belly

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Diet It UP, Featured Article, Food Lists

These 9 so-called “health” foods might seem healthy, but they’re far from it. Indulging often WILL derail your diet and destroy your waistline. If you’re already eating anything on this list, cut it out ASAP.

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19 Ways To Reduce Hunger And Eat Less

Posted by on Apr 22, 2012 in Burn It UP, Diet It UP, Food Lists

Dieting and weight-loss are a big, fat, frustrating pain in the butt. Unfortunately, eating less is a just a little bit important when it comes to shedding body fat. That’s why hunger control and appetite are HUGELY important. Here are 20 tips that can have a MAJOR positive impact on hunger levels.

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How Insulin, Carbs, and Sugar Impact Weight Loss

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in Burn It UP, Diet It UP, Featured Article, Nutrition Science

Weight loss is NOT just about calories in vs. calories out. If you’ve been “dieting”–but haven’t seen the weight loss to show for it–fixing your diet to manipulate insulin levels and control blood sugar is most likely your golden ticket to a lean, phenomenal body.

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The American Diet’s Broken…Rebuild a Better Diet From the Ground Up

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in Diet It UP, Featured Article

With obesity rates rising to over 1/3 of the American population, something’s clearly broken with the American diet…here’s how to reverse the trend.

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Uberfood: Oatmeal

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Diet It UP, Recipes, Uberfoods

Oatmeal is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Really…oatmeal!? Yup, it’s up there with other health powerhouses like salmon, acai, almonds, quinoa, flax, chia, and kale–just to name a few. In its natural form (not with added sugar or preservatives, I’m talking about 100% natural Quaker oats/steel-cut oats) oatmeal is as healthy as it gets, and it’s perfect for weight-loss. Here are a few of the reasons why oatmeal shoots to the top of health food kingdom.

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Stop Drinking Soda, You’ll Lose 14.6 Pounds Per Year

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Diet It UP

Stop drinking soda–you could lose 5, 10, 15 lbs or even more without lifting a single weight, running an inch, or following any ridiculous no-carb crash diet. In fact, if you cut out 1 Coke per day…ONE…you’d lose 14.6 pounds per year. Who said weight loss wasn’t simple?

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Supercharge Your Day With Orange Juice for Breakfast

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Diet It UP, Nutrition Science

Have you ever wondered why orange juice is a staple in the American breakfast? Besides the fact that OJ is delicious and refreshing, there’s surprising scientific rationale to back up the ancient tradition (in America anyway)…

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Uberfood: Cinnamon

Posted by on Apr 13, 2012 in Diet It UP, Health It UP, Uberfoods

No doubt cinnamon tastes absolutely phenomenal when paired with sweet, fatty, sugary deliciousness, but on its own cinnamon is one of the healthiest substances on earth. It’s pretty incredible that a little sprinkle of brown, aromatic, heart-warming ground cinnamon can pack a multitude of health benefits. Here’s to cinnamon and recreating its image as a health food.

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