Wednesday, March 14, 2007
I just put up some information on how you can get your credit report for free. This is the real free credit report site with nothing to buy or sign-up for.
You can get all the links and details on my Squidoo Lens called Free Credit Reports Online.
Find out what's in your credit report today. It just might surprise you!
Tags: Life, Credit, Articles, Credit Cards
Thursday, March 08, 2007
The Journal of the American Medical Association is now backing the claims of the Atkins Diet. Seems they did some research that showed Atkins to be the most successful diet for losing excess weight.
Notice they didn't say it was a healthy diet, just good for losing weight. And for some people that's a good thing.
The real problem, (and Atkins does prove this) is people just eat too many carbs. Especially the wrong kind, refined and processed.
I agree with some of the experts that say use Atkins short term to get rid of the pounds. Then gradually incorporate healthy carbs back into your diet. Monitor your weight and take action if it changes. Cut back on the carbs again.
Even though another study showed that diet and calorie intake was the most important factor for weight loss, don't forget to exercise to get those benefits too.
My favorite low carb snack is Jerky. It's natural protein. I look for additive free and filler free jerky.
I get my organic jerky by the case here.
Tags: Life, Fat, Weight Loss, Diet