The Perricone Promise Dr. Nicholas Perricone offers a new, pardon the pun, wrinkle in these diet wars. Perricone wisely advises his followers to incorporate foods high in antioxidants in their diet and to use other antioxidants on their skin. He rightly claims that these compounds prevent disease inside the body as well as reduce skin damage and wrinkles, folds and flaps that develop on the face.   Perricone has…
There are three macronutrients. Proteins, carbohydrates and fas. Together they meet all the body's energy and tissue building needs. Is there a correct relative amount of each nutrient for athletes? One that improves performance and promotes good health? . 65.20.15 sounds about right. As long as the carbohydrate reaches 65 percent, athletes will be ok. For non-athletes, sedentary habits create imbalances.  Imbalance causes disease. The two demonized nutrients are carbohydrates and…
 Weight Watchers Weight Watchers is the oldest weight loss system in the world. Although it has gone through a few modifications, it remains essentially unchanged from its inception in the 1960’s. Needless to say its popularity and profits have soared ever since and is now in operations in over 30 countries to provide meals, emotional support and nutritional guidance to dieters. Its latest diet is called TurnAround. TurnAround is similar…