Stay on track with the HCG Diet

Losing weight is not a mean feat, at least for many people battling weight issues. It takes a great deal of effort and willpower to shed off some extra pounds. Fortunately, HCG diet can help you lose weight without breaking into a sweat or better yet, crippling your wallet. Pundits claim that the diet can help burn extra fat around your buttocks, hips and stomach area. However, it’s quite difficult to maintain the diet over an extended period hence the need for handy tips to help you stay on track.

The primary aim of the diet is to help instigate weight loss through two main aspects which involve supplementing HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin hormone as aptly referred to in medical parlance, and restricting yourself to a daily intake of healthful calories of between 500 and 800. It might seem easy a diet to religiously follow, but it is daunting and time-consuming. But it doesn’t have to be – if you employ the use of these handy HCG diet tips.

hcg-white#1: Keep meals at hand – Restricting yourself from taking calories is perhaps the most daunting thing followers of this diet have to endure because it’s tempting to take them particularly when you are famished. To help beat the temptations, keep meals at hand allowed on the diet. This way you won’t find a reason to snack at foods that might increase your caloric levels whenever the temptations kick in. Hunger-based food decisions can make your HCG diet efforts futile.

#2: Take lots of water – If you want to avoid getting tempted or famished to a point of snacking on restricted foods, drink lots of water. Water controls that dire need to eat; it controls hunger pangs in turn flushes out toxins and help stimulate digestion in the body. It is not the sweetest of drinks, water that is, but you must take it when temptations to opt out of the diet kick in. To make drinking water much enjoyable, flavor it with lemon juice. It does surely work.

#3: Use seasonings – It’s obvious that a handful of HCG dieters have at one time contemplated of breaking the series of plain and monotonous meals with sweet tasting foods. However, this only ruins their efforts of losing weight. To remedy the situation, HCG dieters can employ the use of some seasonings and natural flavorings instead for the diet’s plan restricted calorie meals, such as lemon, spices and other allowed seasonings.

#4: Plan your meals – To stay within the recommended foods and caloric intake, you need to plan carefully all your meals beforehand. Although it’s difficult to restrict yourself from eating more than you should, planning way ahead of time keeps you focused and less likely to eat foods that are not recommended or those not in your diet plan.

Additional tips to help keep you stay on stay on track include, changing your eating habits and cheating on your diet wisely. If you precisely follow these tips and stick to your HCG injections, you will certainly slim down to an enviable body shape and size.

IS 2014 the year of the Nintendo comeback?

A lot had been going wrong for Nintendo in 2012 and the fortunes were threatened further in 2013. But 2014 saw the erstwhile juggernaut regain its strength. Did 2014 go down as the year of Nintendo’s turnaround? The fans and the stakeholders would certainly want to believe that. However, as it turns out, even Metacritic agrees.

Recently, Nintendo posted a net income of more than five hundred dollars. The new Nintendo 3DS handheld console has been generating positive reviews and the Wii U platform is also doing well. Little can be going wrong for the company right now and at such a time, Metacritic puts Nintendo right at the top of games publishers.

According to the results released by Metacritic, Nintendo has topped the 5th Annual Game Publisher Rankings. In the 4th Annual Game Publisher Rankings, Nintendo ended up at the fourth spot. For 2014, Nintendo has the distinct achievement of having the most titles released and the best reviewed titles as well.

According to the report, the best Nintendo game is Super Smash Bros for Wii U and Bravely Default is the most regarded on the Nintendo 3DS system. Mario Kart 8 and Bayonetta 2 have also received generous endorsements by fans and critics alike.

From the official report published by Metacritic, Nintendo has 34 unique titles released in 2014 and it has an average Metascore of 76.5. The Best Overall Release is Super Smash Bros. for Wii U with a score of 91, the Best New Original Title is Bravely Default (3DS) with a score of 85 and the Worst Overall Release is Chibi-Robo: Photo Finder (3DS) with a score of 49. The favorites of Metacritic users were Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 as well as Mario Kart 8.

The second spot on the Annual Game Publisher Rankings was grabbed by Ubisoft which marks no change in its ranking from the preceding year. Ubisoft had 54 releases but only 21 unique titles among them. Electronic Arts found the third spot, again no change in its ranking, with 29 products of which 14 were unique titles. Sony ranked fourth, an upgrade from its fifth position last year. Square Enix found the fifth spot. Take Two Interactive that surprisingly found the first spot last year has not managed to put up a fight. It is not even in the top eight of the 5th Annual Game Publisher Rankings.