Hot Diet & Weight Loss How-Tos

How To: Lose weight without giving up carbs

Need to lose weight but the thought of giving up all your favorite foods like pasta, white bread and starch make you queasy? Don't worry! Modify your diet with these great tips, and you won't feel like you're giving up a thing! Why don't you try adding more vegetables and protein, so you won't eat as many carbs? It's a great way to fool your body into eating better.

How To: Get rid of cellulite

Cellulite are unattractive fat deposits found around the upper legs. You can lessen the appearance of cellulite by eating a healthy and balanced diet, exercising regularly and using a good firming cream. These tips will help you reduce or get rid of cellulite altogether.

How To: Lose Weight The Correct & Healthy Way

Obesity has ballooned into a worldwide epidemic. The World Health Organization estimates that 2.3 billion adults will be overweight and 700 million will be obese by 2015. Over 20 million children are overweight today. The reasons for these distressing figures are common knowledge: The international switch to high sugar, high fat, low nutrient processed junk foods prompted by global fast food chains and their advertising; the increasingly sedentary nature of jobs; children playing video games ...

How To: Lose belly fat and strengthen abdominals

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat and strengthen abdominals. Start off by jumping rope. Doing this outside when nothing is around you will help you stay focused and allow nothing to get caught on your rope. Next, you can sit on a yoga mat with weights and pull your arm back while holding in your inner core. You can also lay don on your mat, then raise your body up and twist, keeping your legs flat on the mat. Continue to do these exercises one after the other, and drink water w...

How To: Slim down with a "mountain climbing" exercise at home

In this video, we learn how to slim down with a "mountain climbing" exercise at home. Sit-ups and crunches are not effective for slimming down your abs, doing this exercises will help with a good diet! To do this, you will place your hands on a table and lean slightly into it. Now, bring your knees into your elbows, which will work your abs. Do this for about thirty seconds, then do this same exercise, except while leaning on a chair that is lower down to the ground. Change it up by crossing ...

How To: Lose belly fat through yoga

In this video, we learn how to lose belly fat through yoga with Cindy Mastery. Start out in a seated position with your legs out in front of you. Then, bring your hands out in front of you. As you exhale, make a circle motion around your feet. Engage your core and keep your shoulders leveled during this exercise. Do this several times, then go into starting position. Now, bring your fingertips over your toes and reach your fingers up to the sky. Bring the arms up, then reach back down to the ...

How To: Lose belly fat without doing sit-ups

In this video, we learn how to lose belly fat without doing sit-ups. First, you will want to compare full body exercises to crunches to see which one will make you work harder and cause you to burn the most calories. It's obvious that the full body work out is going to cause you to burn far more calories than doing crunches will burn. It takes hard work and a lot of cardio to lose belly fat, but it is the only thing that is going to work, crunches will only help you to tone your abs, not help...

How To: Lose belly fat for middle aged women

This video tutorial is in the Diet & Health category where you will learn how to lose belly fat for middle aged women. This video shows inner thigh exercises, triceps and back workouts. Sit on the floor with your legs stretched in front. Take a stretch band , put it around the feet, criss-cross the ends of the band and hold the ends above the waist. Now bend your knees and lie on your back. Then, while lying on your back, you stretch your legs upwards and your hands sideways. Bend your knees ...

How To: Lose belly fat fast in a four minute workout

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat fast with a four minute workout. The overview of the workout is there are 8 different exercises that are 20 seconds each. There are 10 pushups in between each exercise and absolutely no rest for these four minutes. This is not for beginners, so make sure you are conditioned before you start. The first exercise is knee ups at level one, then knee ups at level two. After this, do knee outs at level one, then knee outs at level two. Now do three k...

How To: Lose belly fat for women

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat for women. Menopause can effect a woman's weight because the hormones are decreasing in the body and the fat cells increase. This will cause more fat to store around the organs. Going to the gm and exercising during this time is extremely important. Just a small amount of exercise each day can make a difference for women losing belly fat. The receptors in your brain will respond to healthy foods and estrogen supplements to help keep you on trac...

How To: Lose belly fat with repitition for the lower abs

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat with repetition for the lower abs. The first exercise you can do is a reverse curl. You will start by laying down flat on the ground with your arms next to you, and bringing your legs into the air, raising your butt in the air. The next exercise you can do is side crunches. This will work your side abs and your obliques. You can do this on a yoga ball by crunching sideways with your arm on your head. You can also do leg raises using a yoga ball...

How To: Lose stomach fat with at-home exercises

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a core-blasting workout without sit-ups or crunches. Users will only need a timer. This workout contains 6 exercises. The exercises are: right knee-to-elbow plank, left knee-to-elbow plank, right side plank twist, left side plank twist, sit through and X-up. Do 30 seconds for each exercise with no rest in between the exercises. When finished, take a 30-60 second rest and then repeat the workout 2-3 more times for a full 9 minute workout. This vi...

How To: Lose stomach fat without crunches or sit-ups

In order to lose stomach fat, you will need a timer or a stopwatch. First, you should set it for 5 minutes. Then, you will need to get into pushup position. You should be up on your toes. Your arms should be shoulder length apart. Your hands should be flat on the floor, and you back should be straight, with your stomach and buttocks in. Hold this position for a count of 10.

How To: Balance your plate to lose weight

In this tutorial, we learn how to balance your plate to lose weight. These are keys that dietitians say are the keys to losing weight. When filling your plate for a meal, always fill half of the plate with fruits or vegetables. Fill 25% off the plate with protein (meats) and the other 25% with grains or starchy veggies. This will help you lose weight and eat more nutritionally when you see more food on your plate, but it's healthier food instead of junk food. When eating breakfast, don't just...

How To: Manage high blood pressure through diet

Sometimes pills aren't the best answer. Doctors do not need to prescribe medications for common health problems, such as high blood pressure. They can be helped by simple adjusting your lifestyle. If you have high blood pressure, you are more than twice as likely to develop heart disease and six times more likely to have a stroke than people with normal blood pressure. Manage your condition through diet.

How To: Lose belly fat without doing crunches

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to lose belly fat without having to do crunches. The exercises provided in this video are: push-ups, squats and dumbbell squat raises. These exercise don't just work on the abdominal muscles. It is recommended to do each exercise until failure. These exercises use the abdominal muscles as stabilizers. The key to losing fat is to push yourself hard to do the exercise. Abdominal muscles are not designed to flex. Crunches do not help lose belly fat. This...

How To: De-stress in 5 minutes with Dr. Oz

Are you feeling overwhelmed these days? Are you a stress case that can't stop to take a moment for yourself? Thank goodness there are people out there like Dr. Oz looking to help you! In this video, learn how to de-stress yourself in only five minutes with help and guidance from the man himself, Dr. Oz! De-stress in 5 minutes with Dr. Oz.

How To: Make an easy bean recipe for weight loss

Forget the beans jokes from childhood taunting - beans are among the cheapest and most excellent sources of protein. A great food for losing weight, beans contain 30g of fiber for each serving (compare that to 7g for cheese). They're low in calories and, because of the fiber, fill you up quickly and maintain satisfaction for several hours.

How To: Stop overeating on a raw food diet

Just because you are following a healthy raw diet, doesn't mean you are exempt from weight gain. A lot of times when people first transition to a raw lifestyle, they overeat because they are not used to the different types of food. While this is better than say, binging on unhealthy snacks, it is still not good to bombard your system with too much.

How To: Get More Fiber into Your Diet

In this video our author, Candy Cumming with Sharp Healthcare describes how to add fiber into our diet. Fiber is really good for us because is is high in water content and low in calories, which lets us eat much of it before we are full. It also is really good for our regularity in our digestive tract.

How To: Make a delicious homemade wholemeal pizza

In this video, we learn how to make wholemeal pizza at home. You will need: 3 c wholemeal flour, 1 tbsp yeast, 1 pinch of salt and sugar, small amount of olive oil and 1 1/3 c water. First mix all dry ingredients together, then add oil and water little by little until it makes a dough and everything is well mixed together. Now, flour your hands and your surface and place the dough on top of it. Knead the dough until it is a dough consistency. Now place the dough into a bowl and put a damp clo...

How To: Have a PH balanced diet

In this tutorial, we learn how to have a balanced PH diet. This type of diet assists the body in proper metabolism and helps it fight diseases. For this, you will need: a food diary, pH strips, foods with low acidity and alkalizing beverages. Make sure you consult your physician before starting any new diet. You will first need to start a food diary showing what effects your body's pH balance. Use the pH strips to see what type of foods effect you the most. Change your diet to eat foods that ...

How To: Measure and track your body fat percentage

Body fat is important to understand when you are dieting. It is good to track your body fat, so that you are not as reliant on the scale. The numbers on your scale are not always accurate. Muscle weighs more than fat and if you are exercising more than usual your physique will get better but your weight may rise. Knowing the difference between fat and muscle will keep you from getting discouraged and hindering your workout. This tutorial will show you how to measure fat for success. Measure a...

How To: Count calories to enable weight loss

This video gives tips on how to count calories in order to take responsibility for the food that you eat and your weight. Pick a daily calorie count for each day. Set a goal. That goal can be anywhere. You can set it at 1200 or 1800. It doesn’t matter. Weigh yourself regularly.