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Foods You Need To Avoid

Here are the foods that are not as healthy as we think:


Believing that juice is healthy because it is made from the fruit is fooling yourself. Even the 100 percent fruit juice contains grams similar to soda. Juice contains vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals, but lacks beneficial fiber of the whole fruits. Moreover, the liquid fool does not provide the satisfaction and fullness as solid foods and you end up in overeating.

Sports Drinks

If we talk about sports drinks, it is better to skip them altogether. If you are not a professional athlete who is exercising at a high intensity, then you do not need these. These beverages are for professional players, who burn over a thousand calories. So this is not a healthy choice to go with if you are not burning a ton of calories a day.


Hummus itself is nutritious if taken in right portion size. The portion size of hummus is usually two tablespoons. Eating a portion size closer to a cup of hummus will increase the calories to above 400. Next time, eat hummus considering it to be a sandwich spread instead of a dip and enjoy the benefits it provides.

Flavored Yogurt

Natural yogurt contains a lot of health benefits, but flavored yogurt is full of sugar. The best option for a healthy choice is plain, unsweetened and, unflavored yogurt. You can then add some fresh fruit to flavor and sweeten it up to your taste.

Oils That You Should Use

Here are the Oils that you should use:

Olive Oil
The labels mentioned as “Extra Virgin” or “Pure Olive Oil” are best tasting and less refined oils. It has a strong flavor and medium smoke point. They are healthy as they contain vitamins E and K, and have a low amount of saturated fat but are a good source of unsaturated fats.

The label mentioned as Light or refined has a milder flavor, and they also contain less amount of saturated and more unsaturated fats. This oil has a high smoke point, so it is best for high-heat cooking.

Sesame Oil
Sesame Oil can be used for low-heat baking or sauces as it has a medium smoke point. The oil is low in saturated fats but is a good source of mono and poly unsaturated fats. This oil has a strong flavor and has a high amount of antioxidants.

Flaxseed Oil
Flaxseed Oil needs to be used quickly before it expires and also it needs to be refrigerated.  It is low in saturated fat and a good source of mono and poly unsaturated fats. This strong flavor oil has a low smoke point so it should be used for dressings or flavorings.

Soybean Oil
The Soybean oil is very inexpensive. It is a good source of polyunsaturated fats, Vitamin E, and omega-3 fatty acids. The Soybean oil has a mild flavor and a high smoke point. Be careful while buying so that you should avoid the hydrogenated oil.

Peanut Oil
A very good source of mono and poly unsaturated oils but less than sunflower or olive oil. Peanut oil is low in saturated fat and has a medium-high smoke point.

Technology advancements are taking the world by a storm. Every day we wake up and find out that some old piece of technology has been innovated or a new gadget has been introduced. When everything is changing and becoming digital, losing weight has also been digitalized. Now you can use your smartphone to track the improvement you have made in losing weight. There are many apps available which help you to not only track your progress but also give you calorie count of your food intake and the nutritional value of the food you are having. The list given below will give you an overview of the apps which can be used to help you track your weight loss progress.

  1. MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal is one of the most favorite apps for people who want to shed a few pounds. It is renowned because of the variety and diverse range of information it offers for the people. The app provides information not only about food but also about calories that food contains but also about nutritional value it has. The app is free to use and can be used on both iPhone and Android phones. It makes the user do an informed and careful decision about their diet and lose weight without losing his health. It also has a social network community which also helps the users to share their experience of weight loss.

  1. Fooducate

As the name of Fooducate shows it is an app which educates the users about nutritional intake about the food they are having. It is an interactive app and gives information about food’s nutritional value by providing scan based rating of the food. It is also helpful while doing grocery because the shopper can simply scan the barcode and find out about the nutritional contents in the particular item. It will also give you the benefits and disadvantages of the food item. You can use this app to avoid the items with higher contents of fats in order to avoid gaining some extra pounds.

  1. LoseIt

LoseIt is weight loss app which provides the user different types of activity trackers which includes FitBit, Nike and LoseIt’s unique. It can also help the user to plan his meals and creates a healthy and easy diet chart. It measures the calories by trying to find out the calories in that particular portion of food.  The app is available for $40 premium for a year..

  1. Eat This, Not That! The Game

Games are everyone’s favorite now-a-days; everyone loves to play the game like Candy Crush and other Facebook games. For most of the people it would be more than enjoyable to convert weight loss in to a game. Eat This, Not That is an app which allows you to play with your weight loss routine, making it fun to lose weight instead of stressing about it. It helps the user to reduce poor eating habits by informing the user about nutritional value of junk food.

  1. CRON-O-Meter

This app also helps the user to reduce weight by telling the nutritional content in the food.

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "Amanda Haughman"Many people in this world are suffering from obesity as well as from extra weight gain problem. Extra weight gain can cause many types of body disorders and diseases. Gaining the weight is always easy, whereas losing it is very much difficult. But recently a Cornell University student has proved everybody wrong about their statements. Amanda Haughman is the name of the student who has managed to lose 37 pounds of her weight from her body in just one month. This news has shocked the world and suddenly most of the women do want to know about the Amanda Haughman weight loss formula, which has helped her to lose weight at such a faster rate. The best thing about this news is that Amanda has not spent a single dime from her pocket. Instead, she has used the university resources to lose her weight.

Amanda is the student at Cornell University who is studying nutritional science. In an interview with the media, she was asked how she managed to lose her weight. She told media that it was not at all easy for her to lose weight. Being a science student, it was very difficult for her to go to any gym or fitness center in order to lose the weight. She has to study for 8 to 10 hours on a daily basis so she got no time left to do other works. While working on her assignment, she decided to lose her weight. She has worked with some of her friends to develop the formula which is very efficient at weight loss. She told the media that she has used Apple cider vinegar to lose her weight along with extracts of Garcinia Cambogia. She has used both the ingredients very smartly to lose her weight. A brief about both the products are listed below.

Apple cider vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is vinegar which has been used for a very long time. This natural vinegar claims to improve most types of health related problems. This vinegar is very helpful in killing the bacteria present inside our body. The vinegar is very effective in killing Pathogens bacteria. It is very effective in treating nail fungus, lice, warts, and ear infections. It also helps to fight diabetes as well as lowers the blood sugar levels in your body. Apple cider vinegar is very effective in weight loss so those people who are suffering from obesity can prefer to use this vinegar.

Garcinia Cambogia: Garcinia Cambogia is a natural fruit which is very helpful in losing weight. Most of the people use this fruit to lose some weight, but in actual it does a lot of work as well as weight loss. This fruit acts as an appetite suppressant which means you will eat less as compared to your past meals and still feel full. It also increases the body energy as well as leads to weight loss. The body burns the stored fat to generate the calories which are needed by the body.