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by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: The hospital diet / the five day diet
Replies: 0
Views: 1777

The hospital diet / the five day diet

In the Netherlands the following diet is called 'the hospital diet' or 'the five day diet'. The diet is a fat-free crash diet. People eat very few calories a day and this diet is also suitable for people who want to lose a lot of weight in a short time. It is often said that one can lose 10 pounds w...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:17 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: Are diet products healthy?
Replies: 0
Views: 1686

Are diet products healthy?

Many people use diet products because they want to lose weight. Diet soda is the most common diet product but there are also diet product of many other foods, such as chips, butter, cream and even peanut butter. Light is seen by many people as a synonym for low calorie and healthy. The light product...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:17 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: What are e-numbers?
Replies: 0
Views: 1666

What are e-numbers?

E-numbers are by Europe approved additives which may be used in foods. The numbers can be found on the foods in the list of ingredients. It also happens that not the number but rather the name of the added substance can be found on the packaging. Manufacturers do this because of the bad reputation o...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: Does coffee has a diuretic affect?
Replies: 3
Views: 2324

Coffee contributes to weight loss

Many people think that coffee has a diuretic effect. However, this has never been proven. Extensive research has shown that drinking five cups of coffee a day doesn't have a negative impact on the water balance of the body. However, due to the large amount of caffeine in coffee, there is a faster pr...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: Will potatoes make you fat?
Replies: 0
Views: 1666

Will potatoes make you fat?

Potatoes are seen as unhealthy and fattening by many people. The reason for this is probably the low-carbohydrate diets like Atkins . In these diets potatoes and bread are out of the question. For many people, bread, potatoes and pasta are indispensable in everyday life. Fortunately, we have good ne...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: Hooping is a great exercise!
Replies: 0
Views: 1625

Hooping is a great exercise!

Children are always moving around. Skipping ropes, hooping and hopscotch for example. But who tells us that these are not suitable for adults? All three are excellent exercises to lose weight! Jump ropes and hopscotch are very intensive and also an attack on your joints. Especially for people with m...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: Is dried fruit healthy?
Replies: 0
Views: 1631

Is dried fruit healthy?

Dried fruit is a healthy and delicious snack. Contrary to what many people think, it actually is comparable to fresh fruit. Dried fruit is not less healthy than fresh fruit. The only difference from where this idea can come from, is that dried fruit contains no vitamin c. All other vitamins and mine...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:55 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: Bananas, healthy or not?
Replies: 0
Views: 1622

Bananas, healthy or not?

Many people believe that bananas do not fit in a diet. This is similar to the same mistaken fear that many people have when consuming eggs. As with eggs , the opposite is true. A banana contains around 100 calories per 100 grams and is loaded with vitamins and minerals. The banana is rich in potassi...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: Nuts are very healthy!
Replies: 0
Views: 1697

Nuts are very healthy!

Nuts are high in calories and fat and are therefore often wrongly labeled as unhealthy. In addition to fat, there are many minerals and vitamins in nuts. Walnuts for example, contain substances that can prevent cancer. Nuts are also known for the B vitamins that are especially important for people w...
by UpperDiet
Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:53 am
Forum: Food, Health and Diet
Topic: What exactly is fast food?
Replies: 0
Views: 1604

What exactly is fast food?

Fast food has a bad reputation among many. That is partly right and partly unjustified. Rightly so, because junkfood like pizza and fries contain a lot of bad fats and calories. It is not true because the term fast food includes more than what most people think. Fast food is invariably linked to McD...