Hot Diet & Weight Loss How-Tos

How To: Sprout nuts and seeds

Wants to add more nuts and seeds to your diet but don't know the best way to incorporate them? With this video tutorial, let Kardena from Kardena's Kitchen show you how to get the most out of a variety of nuts and seeds for maximum flavor and nutritional value.

How To: Build immunity naturally & not get sick

Natasha tells us not wait until we get sick to take care of our health. Building the immune system will often prevent illness in the first place. The basics of a strong immune system are; plenty of sleep, clean water, good healthy food, and minimizing stress. She advises that as we age we need to take more care with our health, but developing healthy habits earlier on has long reaching benefits. Whatever a persons age, now is the time to adopt healthier habits and make sure the basics are bei...

How To: Lose weight and gain muscle with quinoa

In this video author introduces a new grain called quinoa which is considered very healthy and has good nutrition values. Quinoa is rich and proteins and fibers and low in fat. It is Excellent food for muscle builders and someone trying to lose weight. Quinoa basically is tasteless but you can add flavor to it. It is very easy to cook quinoa. We need to wash quinoa and mix with double quantity of water. We also need to add a little bit of salt. Author adds freshly cut salsa to mixture of quin...

How To: Make raw vegan almond milk & strawberry milkshake

To make a raw vegan strawberry almond milkshake you'll need about seven or eight strawberries, about four dates (soaked for about eight hours with the pits removed,) two cups of spring water, and a cup of soaked almonds (soaked for about forty eight hours.) You would then put all the ingredients in the blender and blend away. After blending, you would need to strain the shake to get the pieces of almond out. You would do this with a nut milk bag over a measuring cup which you will use to stra...

How To: Get lucious full lips with exercises & no procedures

In this video from FaceworksUK we learn how to get luscious full lips with exercises and no procedures. Make a pout with your lips so there is small gap between them. Push the pout outwards so both lips are extended as far as they can go equally. Keep pushing as far and as hard as you can. The focus point in the gap between your lips. Keep you lips slightly apart. Relax your lips. Make a pout and push out as far as it can and keep pushing out. Don't relax. Hold for 10. Now relax. Pout with th...

How To: Pick healthy sushi rolls

Just like any meal choice you can make more or less healthy options when eating sushi. Some ingredients are particularly calorie packed. If you’re watching your weight know where the hidden calories are and if your really conscientious you can try sashimi.

How To: Lose weight in your face with a face workout

Feel like your face is starting to droop and sag a little bit? Get your tone and youthful appearance back without botox or quick fixes by exercising your face muscles naturally! In this video, 48-year-old instructor Elaine Bartlett demonstrates how you can tone your chin and jaw by doing simple exercises using your face muscles. You might even find out you've got some pretty strong you never thought about using before!

How To: Know how long it takes to lose abdominal fat

This video describes the ways people hold onto fat. There are three main types of bodies. There are naturally skinny, round with an easy time gaining weight and overly round with a hard time losing weight. Each person is different but in certain body groups there is an easier time to maintain a lean appearance. Fat cells in your body also play a part in you getting fat and staying thin. It is said that all of your fat cells have been fully grown in your puberty years. There are some new studi...

How To: Begin a raw food diet

Yuri Elkaim, author of "Eating for Energy", explains how to begin a raw food diet. First, understand what you want. If you want to lose weight, be healthy or have more energy, the raw food diet will be great for you. If you take a simple approach to incorporating more fresh foods into your diet, it will be easier to manage and more sustainable. Keep it simple and fresh. Don't focus on recipes that require complicated preparation. To transition from a cooked food diet, just add in one more fru...

How To: Get started on a raw food diet

In this video from Raw Radiant Health, Natasha explains how to begin a raw food diet. First, you need to decide when you want to start. Clearly define your goals and stick with them. Once you set a starting date, you can prepare your kitchen beforehand. Your fruit should be ripe. She always has ripe fruit in her kitchen, but she also keeps things that are jut beginning to ripen, so that there is always food that can be eaten immediately, and also food that can wait a while before eating.

How To: Lose the freshman 15

It’s easy to gain a little extra weight in college but there are ways to defy this weight gain trend. It won’t work without will power but you can limit your unhealthy food intake and sneak in some unconventional exercise routines.

How To: Fire up your metabolism

This video focuses on strategies you can use to boost your metabolism--one-step needed in order to lose belly fat. Obtaining a faster metabolism will train your body to burn more calories throughout the day. The first step to boost your metabolism is through strength training, which means developing leaner muscle mass. This will result in long-term investment for caloric burning. The second step involves exercising in the morning; this will help you burn calories more easily throughout the da...

How To: Get six pack abs with cardio & strength training

In this video, Yuri Elkaim will teach you how to get six pack abs using cardio and strength training. He breaks down the discussion of cardio vs. strength training for burning fat and building muscle. In the video, Elkaim stresses high-intensity interval training (HIIT), in which he says you will burn more calories, and therefore lose more fat if that is your aim. Furthermore, working at a higher intensity for longer periods of time increases your cardiovascular strength to an even higher deg...

How To: Lose your love handles and body fat

This video gives you a detailed description on body fat. The first point made is that there is NO SUCH THING AS SPOT REDUCTION. The video goes on to tell you that some body shapes are determined genetically and that you yourself may exhibit a body like that of your parents. The video describes different body shapes as well, such as the apple, pear, etc. The video ends in saying that hormones may also cause weight gain in specific area such as the hips and abdomen. Overall, this video mainly t...

How To: Lose your chubby cheeks with face exercises

This video is a tutorial on how to lose cheek fat by doing facial exercises. The exercises in the video focus on the orbicularis oris muscles in the cheeks, the zygomatic arch muscle above your cheekbone, and both modiolus muscles on both sides of your mouth. To begin, close your mouth and blow air under your top lip. The second step in the exercise is to move the air to your left cheek and hold it there for about ten seconds. Move the air to the right cheek and hold it there for about ten se...

How To: Tighten your belly

This video shows you to a few options on how to tighten your belly for all you beginners. With simple exercise you can do from sitting at your desk at work, watching TV, or even sitting at the bar. Here Annmarie of "The Renegade Health Show" demonstrates a few ways you can activate your body to help tighten those abs without spending too much money on a gym membership. Quick, easy, exercise for anyone of all ages for a fitter, healthier lifestyle.

How To: Cut 100 calories a day from your diet

In this 60-second solutions video you will learn how to cut 100 calories form your diet. If you are able to cut calories 3 times a day, you will be cutting more than 2,000 calories every week. Here are some tips to cut 300 calories a day: Flavor your coffee with cinnamon and nutmeg instead of sugar. When you snack on nuts, have one less handful. At dinnertime, leave 3 to 4 bites of your entree.

How To: Stay slim and fit

Isn't it everybody's dream to stay slim and fat? This video will help boost your self-confidence and will give you tips on how to stay slim and fit. Anne Saccone is of the opinion that green tea with lemon helps her to maintain and manage her weight. She has it about eight times a day. Other food that helps in weight management are cereal with semi-skimmed milk, wholemeal bread, natural yogurt, cottage cheese, boiled egg etc. She advises not to be obsessed with food and to count calories but ...

How To: Have energy without taking energy drinks

Good Housekeeping reports that despite many people believe the new drinking energy shots is healthy as it contains B vitamin, caffeine, and few calories, it might not be the case. Samantha Cassetty from Good Housekeeping Institute suggests that there is no added benefit by taking B vitamin since people are talking them from daily diet. Health experts also suggest 300 mg/day is the optimal caffeine consumption level but not all energy drinks reveal their caffeine amount on the labels. Natural ...

How To: Lose weight quickly with a raw food diet & juicing

The person describes many different foods you can eat and what you can make from all the diet and healthy foods. The viewer can learn how to lose weight and keep it off with an easy diet. This is important because of the increasing number of overweight and obese people in this country. He describes how to make a healthy smoothie for those who are over weight or just want to be more healthy.

How To: Have a flat stomach with an ab workout routine

This video is about having a flat stomach with an ab workout routine. Fit tip of the day-4 omega 3 foods which are salmon, avocado, olive oil and almonds. Flat abs-feet flat with abs pulled down flat. Put your hands behind your head. Exhale out for 10 repetitions. Cross over and crunch, squeeze, exhale when you come up. 10 repetitions on each side. Don't release the abs. Keep them tight. Come straight up. Finish off with bicycles. 10 repetitions. Stretch out. Hold yourself up, stretch it back...

How To: Lose belly fat through exercise and diet knowledge

Learn how to lose belly fat quickly and naturally, in less than eight minutes! Using cartoon clips and simple definitions, this video explains how fat cells work and details the risks of carrying around extra fat. It explains what happens as we age, and how muscle burns fat away. Simply put, the more muscle you have, the more fat you burn. It explains which cardio and abdominal exercises are best to help you achieve your goal of a fit and trim body.

How To: How To Lose Weight Fast - Like 20 pounds in 3 weeks!

Adrian Bryant shows you the 5 things to do to lose weight fast. You should be able to lose 20 lbs in 3-4 weeks. The first thing you should do is eat four small meals a day 3-4 hours apart. Before you eat each of your meals you should eat 2 raw vegetables and drink 1 serving of whey protein. You should next eat a meal that consists of no more than 300 calories based on your hunger level. You should avoid sugary foods like candy.

How To: Do specific exercises to burn belly fat

Kathy Kaehler, author, celebrity trainer, spokesperson and mother, gives us a rundown of the best exercises for fellow women and moms on how to target their belly fat and love handles, and specifically the best ways to tighten these areas. Kathy first does advise us that if you're going to be targeting like this the most important thing first will be cardio and general fitness. Then, she offers us first the side plank, where you place one elbow to the ground, lying on your side, and then elev...

How To: Understand how food becomes belly fat with Dr. Oz

In this how-to video, you will understand how food becomes belly fat with Dr. Oz. As food is pushed down from the stomach, it is mixed with a bile to make the food easy to absorb. Green molecules will push up through the blue vein and into the liver. The liver will become a white color if you eat too much fatty foods. The momentum is what causes the belly to become extended, as it is pushed out overtime if too much fatty foods is consumed. The small bowel can become irritated by food, especia...

How To: Burn belly fat using boxing exercises

Two hunky guys demonstrate how to improve your abdominal muscle tone. Work your abdominals in a unique motion and boost your anabolic hormones to gain muscle and lose fat. In addition to this workout, add healthy eating and positive thinking and you will accomplish your goal. You can get your heart rate up to over 160 using these tips. The movements are simple, they are basic boxing hits. You must work the right muscles and move the right way, as with any exercise, and it works.

How To: Calculate your BMI with a formula

Knowing your BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a great way to see if you are at a healthy weight. In this simple and short video provided by Children's Hospital Boston, you will figure out how to calculate your BMI by taking your weight (in pounds) and multiplying it by the number 703 and then dividing it by your height (in inches) squared.

How To: Calculate your body mass index (BMI)

How do you know if you should lose weight is a question people often ask. For the most part the need for weight loss should be determined by how you feel in your own body. There are some calculations that doctors use to determine if you need to lose weight. One of those calculations is BMI or Body Mass Index. BMI is based upon a fairly difficult equation. BMI is figured by multiplying your weight by 703 then dividing by your height squared. A body mass index over 25 is considered overweight. ...

How To: Bring sexy back to your body in ten days

Looking to bring sexy back in your life? Bring back welcomed curves with this eleven part vieo series hosted by Momma Gee who shows how she brought sexy back into her life in ten days. By using a series of exercises to slim and tone your body through the P90x program, Momma Gee notices a reasonable difference in her body. The eleven videos go over the following:

How To: Find your happy weight

Losing weight can be a battle, but why not be realistic about your goals rather than kill yourself striving for a size 0? A happier alternative to the cycle of weight loss and gain is to achieve a weight you and your doctor can both live with. In this tutorial, learn how to calculate your BMI and ways to figure what your "happy weight" is.