Is hummus good for weight loss?

Hummus is a simple Middle Eastern dip made with a base of chickpeas, oil, salt and garlic. It is suitable for vegetarians and vegans, and makes an excellent accompaniment to pita bread and vegetable sticks (particularly carrots and celery). It is becoming more popular in today’s society as it is very simple to make, tastes…

How eating cucumbers can help you lose weight

Cucumbers are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and have a whole host of health benefits associated with them. One benefit is their ability to help you lose weight. In nutrition, calories are used to describe the amount of energy your body absorbs when certain foods are eaten. For example, 100 g of macadamia nuts…

How long does it take to lose weight?

In order to lose weight, you need to burn more calories than your body gets from the food that you eat. This is known as a calorie deficit and forces your body to use its fat stores as a source of energy. Your main aim when it comes to losing weight  should be to burn fat…

How to lose 5 pounds in 2 weeks

A healthy amount of weight to lose per week is 1 to 2 pounds, which equates to 2 – 4 pounds in 2 weeks. However with a strict eating and exercise plan, you should be able to lose 5 pounds. You need to consume a certain number of calories in order to maintain your current…

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