Feb
28

TLC-Bytes … Obesity a Pain in the Back?

People who are overweight often are at greater risk for back pain, joint pain and muscle strain than those who are not obese. Overweight and obese adults are also at significantly increased risk for lumbar spine disc degeneration, a potential cause of low back pain, researchers say. Research indicates a higher body-mass index (BMI) increase… Continue reading »

Sep
15

TLC-Bytes … With TLC food is FUN!

With TLC Food is Fun! Tired of boring diets with tasteless and unappetising meals? With TLC you will have 100′s of recipes to choose from making meals exciting and enjoyable. For a taste of what you could experience: BREAKFAST Grilled Cheese & Tomato on TLC-Soy & Linseed Loaf LUNCH Avocado Shrimp Salad DINNER Sesame Chicken… Continue reading »

Sep
01

TLC-Bytes … Why should I take supplements?

Why should I take supplements? Dietary supplements can perform three distinctly different functions: First, they can simply fill in any deficiency of nutrients missing from any diet or lifestyle to help meet the Nutritional roles in the body. Next, they could enhance body performance and increase immunity barriers, possibly decreasing risks even against some hereditary linked family conditions. And… Continue reading »

Aug
04

Is it possible to snack without the Carbs?

We all get the sudden urge to snack. Unfortunately, the easily available and tempting options consist of chips, cookies, doughnuts and the like. As a result we end up munching on unhealthy snacks, high in carbohydrates, sugar and salt. If one wants to stay in good health even after losing weight rapidly with a TLC-Program,… Continue reading »

Jul
22

TLC-Bytes … Why am I getting fat?

Why are we getting fat?  And how do we stop the vicious cycle? The miracle of the TLC-Program in a nutshell! We do not get fat because we eat too much or exercise too little. We get fat because we eat the wrong things! The culprit is carbohydrates (not fats!!)! Our bodies cannot process and… Continue reading »

Mar
20

TLC-Bytes … Toxic food to avoid: Soft Drinks

A carbonated drink is nothing more than a toxic brew of colouring agents and chemicals with no nutritive value. Why do we care? A regular bottle contains an equivalent of 11 teaspoons of sugar and excessive consumption can lead to increased triglyceride (fat) formation and decreased glucose tolerance, either of which may cause diabetes. A… Continue reading »

Mar
13

TLC-Bytes … Toxic food to avoid: Pesticides

Many experts claim that less than 10% of pesticides have been tested. It is said that these ‘tested pesticides’ have very little major effect on humans. Unfortunately this does not take into account that pesticides accumulate in our bodies over time. (99% of mothers’ milk in the United States, for example, contains dangerous levels of… Continue reading »

Feb
27

TLC-Bytes … Toxic food to avoid: Brominated vegetable oil (BVO)

Brominated vegetable oil is used to keep flavor oils in soft drinks in suspension. Why do we care? Bromate, the main ingredient of BVO, is a poison. Just two ounces of a 2% solution of BVO can severely poison a child. In adults, this additive reduces immune defenses and depletes histamine, which can lead to… Continue reading »

Feb
20

TLC-Bytes … Toxic food to avoid: Sodium nitrate and nitrate

Sodium nitrate and nitrate are preservatives that are added to canned foods and processed foods in particular processed meat products such as bacon, corned beef, ham, hot dogs, lunch meats, and sausage. Why do we care? Sodium nitrate is a salt derived from nitric acid. This compound is a common industrial substance that occurs in… Continue reading »

Feb
13

TLC-Bytes … Toxic foods to avoid: BHA/BHT

BHA/BHT or simply fried oil has been used and left to cool and then re-heated and used again – like they do in some restaurants. Why do we care? It affects sleep, increases appetite without the body needing food/energy, and, long term, can damage liver and kidney. It is also linked to baldness, behavioral problems,… Continue reading »

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