Category: Nutrition

October 8, 2017

There are several foods which burn off fat. In this article though, we are going to look at some of the best foods which burn off fat. As there are hundreds of types of foods, and many which burn off fat, we sadly can’t cover them all. This is why we are going to look…

October 2, 2017

Are you the kind of person that wishes you could eat healthy but doesn’t quite know how? Are you even sure about what healthy eating actually entails? Don’t worry, we won’t judge. There was a period of time in our lives where we too were mind boggled by what constituted healthy eating and what didn’t….

September 27, 2017

For many people, losing weight in all areas of their body isn’t the goal, or the issue, for many people, losing weight in the belly area is the goal or issue. The belly is usually the area where weight gain is most prominent in a person, therefore, it becomes a huge area of interest for…

September 26, 2017

If you’ve decided that you’ve had enough of poor health and want to start living better life, congratulations, half the battle is over. What comes next is a period of goal setting where you will need to start figuring out how you’re going to get to your goal weight as well as the tools that…

September 16, 2017

There’s no ifs, ands or buts about it; diabetes is an epidemic. In the western world alone, a huge percentage of the population has surpassed being overweight and ventured into the category of obese. Unfortunately, where obesity lurks, diabetes is almost certain to follow. The good news is that there’s a way to make your…

September 14, 2017

Diet trends are nothing new. In fact, diet trends and miracle solutions to weight loss are so common that there’s a new product or instant slimming pill popping up in the market seemingly every day. Some may work but many are, unfortunately, a waste of money that will get you nowhere closer to your weight…

September 11, 2017

Quickly rising through the ranks as one of the most popular diets out there, juice diets promise a quick fix regime as well as drastic weight loss in a rather short span of time. Other juice diets, like the juice fast that gained fame in the documentary “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead,” also promise incredible…

September 11, 2017

How awesome would it be if you could feed yourself delicious food and actually have your food work for you and burn fat at the same time? Can you imagine how much of a dream come true that would be? Well, the great news is that you can get food back on your side to…

September 10, 2017

With the slimming down world brimming with clashing messages, it can be hard to know which eat fewer carbs is the correct one for you. Therefore, it can be difficult to come across and find the right diets, which includes finding the right weight loss diet. Although it is hard, it is not impossible to…

September 10, 2017

Creating your diet meal plan is a great way to maintain a healthy diet and lose weight. It is also an essential part of maintaining a healthy diet and losing weight. You will have to create a proper diet meal plan to make sure that it is effective. We are going to show you how…

September 10, 2017

There are many ways that you can lose weight. Things such as adopting a new diet or exercising more, are common ways that people use to lose weight. However, they are only some of the ways that you can lose weight, they are not, however, the only ways that you can lose weight. You can…

June 24, 2017

When hunger rears its ugly head, a diet disaster is sure to follow. This is not a claim that we throw around lightly either. Not only has this statement been backed up by tons of first-hand experience, it’s also a quantifiable fact since the number one reason for failed diets is the inability to deal…

June 24, 2017

The struggle is so real when it comes to losing weight. We bust our butts in the gym, try as much as possible to control our portions or sign up for a diet plan and yet one utterly powerful struggle remains – food is, especially delicious food, is just so hard to say no to. …

June 12, 2017

As much as our bodies can contain could be a definite answer. Yes, the body requires adequate water and the more we respond to this, the better the health conditions of our body system. We lose lots of fluid through urine and sweating even though these are healthy ways of detoxifying the body. The reason…

June 12, 2017

Did you know that this is a type of cabbage? Brussels sprouts belongs to the cabbage group though grown on stalks and can be harvested several times within one year. In fact they somehow taste like cabbage except that they are a bit bitter. Their bitterness is where the real challenge is especially when it…

June 12, 2017

Weather you deem water as food or a drink, the fact of the matter is that it is very important to the body. It actually constitutes about 70 percent of the body and is the sole makeup of blood and other important fluids entirely. It is so needed by the body such that even if…

June 12, 2017

People have become very busy nowadays with work and other activities that they barely have time to cook natural foods. On the other hand, doctors and nutritionists sing all the time how we should watch our weight and keep fit to avert health related complications like heart diseases. Other conditions like depression and anxiety could…

June 12, 2017

Conditions pertaining to blood pressure are increasing nowadays due to the kinds of foods that we consume every day. Diet is the number one determinant factor when it comes to controlling this condition and that is why a healthy eating habit is recommended in order to avert any likelihood of continues risks.  Use the following…

June 12, 2017

It is good to eat healthy in order to maintain a good health and improve on body functionality. However mentioning this is simpler than actually participating in the act. Many people want to eat healthy but they don’t know how to start the process. The secret is to focus on energy enriched foods which will…

June 12, 2017

Unlike other nuts, chestnuts are not commonly known and may not even be a favourite of many.  Despite this, they are dully nutritious and can be used to improve many conditions such as strengthening of bones, boosting the immune system and prevention of chronic diseases. They also come in numerous species though all of them…

June 12, 2017

It is the norm nowadays for people to be health conscious of what they eat especially if they are on a weight loss plan that’s healthy and rewarding. Lots of foodstuffs are out there and knowing what is right or wrong has become very difficult for most people.  Talking of carbs, yes our body needs…

June 12, 2017

You need to eat small portion of fat in order to lose the bigger portion that when left unattended results to weight gain. Calorie deficit is a challenge to many dieters and carries with it both pros and cons. There are many forms of dealing with the deficit issue ranging from exercising, to watching fat…

June 12, 2017

Eating healthy food is a common term that most people are familiar with. Whether you visit your doctor, or you are watching a complimentary from a nutritionists or just perusing on a recipe. The end point is to eat healthy. This may sound confusing to a beginner, especially if all you have ever known from…

June 12, 2017

Walking the path of a healthier diet and weight loss isn’t easy and many can attest to the struggles of exercising, eating less and minimizing calories intake in order to lose weight.  Understanding the concept of calories may not be easy especially for non-nutritionists. Regardless of this, it is still possible to attain a healthy…

June 12, 2017

Tea is the most common beverage that you can find in every household and has no limit on when to drink it. Every time is tea time and this is probably the reason why people have become accustomed to taking tea. If it were for the taste, I guess drinking chocolates and soda beverages have…

June 3, 2017

This is definitely bound to happen for first timers. I can say it is a normal experience that nearly everyone notices whenever they make up their minds to start eating healthy. The brain and the body are a unit that co-ordinates pretty well. There are brain registers that know every bit of what is happening…

June 3, 2017

Vitamin C, like any other vitamin plays an important role in the body. Collagen protein is synthesised via the help of vitamin C and is responsible for tissue connections as well as joints support. Being an immune defence, we also need this vitamin to help the body gain immune defences and prevent gum inflammation, painful…

June 3, 2017

There is no time in a woman’s life that is nutritionally demanding than during pregnancy. This is usually a delicate period and proper nutrition is encouraged in all the stages. However, it is also advisable for any woman who is planning on becoming pregnant to start taking foods rich in folic acid at least one…

June 3, 2017

Junk is fast and so many people opt for it because of their busy social lives and other many reasons. However, some people may not know that such foods contain minimal nutritional values. They are therefore unhealthy and are the number one cause of poor nutrition. You don’t just get what you would have gotten…

June 3, 2017

This is a tricky question because some perceive coffee to be an all round booster while others think otherwise. Others also prefer certain types of coffee for various reasons, pertaining that they have different value in terms of nutrients. Even though this is the case, coffee goes through the same processing despite the difference in…

June 3, 2017

Dieting is difficult but can be easy if we are determined and adhere to the necessary regulations regarding it. The body has to work and ensure you are up to the task. This implies that cell divisions and other biological technicalities are at work throughout and hardly take a break. Come to think of it…

June 3, 2017

Diet is the backbone of health and the saying that goes ‘you are what you eat’ is on point. Eating healthy is therefore not an option even though most people think otherwise. Healthy eating simply starts at choosing the right kinds of foods but not limiting yourself to your preferred meals. The secret is in…

June 3, 2017

People are becoming aware of the benefits of eating healthy. Nutritionists are also working day and night to ensure that people are towed to the right direction when it comes to eating healthy. There is no exemption with snacking either even though most people ponder on whether snacks are important. Yes snacks like any other…

June 3, 2017

Certain fats are necessary for your diet since the body needs energy. The main issue is to ensure you are eating the good fat and not the bad fats. The body needs fat to build nerve tissue, hormones and to help control inflammation.  Good fats play a major role in the absorption of vitamin A,…

June 3, 2017

Eating the right food every day can help you reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and we are lucky because nature has provided a great variety of vegetables and fruits that are good for heart health. Foods that come from the ground in their natural form are recommended since they provide whole-food diets. Healthy eating…

June 3, 2017

Caffeine, a component that is naturally found in certain plants such as coffee, cocoa and other energy drinks is actually a mixed bag of both good and bad. It is a stimulant that helps both the brain and the nervous system to improve functionality of the memory and help one stay alert for longer hours….

June 3, 2017

Superfoods don’t have their own food group but share one thing in common. They are multi-taskers that provide excellent nutrition to the body. This is the way to go if you really want to stay healthy, have a sound mind and improve on your sex life. In fact, intake of healthy foods should amount to…

June 3, 2017

There is something about vegetables that most people just don’t like naturally. Is it because they aren’t tasty on their own or most people don’t see the need to spice it all up like any other tasty foods? Whatever; but what I know is that they are good for the body as most parents would…

June 3, 2017

Due to the numerous candy bar commercials, the society seems to be overwhelmed with sugar cravings. Many people struggle with sugar cravings especially in this modern lifestyle where almost every food item is processed; people have irregular sleeping patterns, lack of movement, and artificial light, more and more people are getting hormonal imbalances and sugar…

June 2, 2017

The secret to a healthy life is the choice of perfect foods. Don’t even worry of what happens beyond the mouth. Our body organs have all the mechanisms in place to act appropriately. It is therefore normal for such organs to get clogged in the process of their never ending functions. This is the main…

May 18, 2017

Avocado is a unique fruit since it is very high in healthy fats. Those who eat avocados regularly can benefit from various health benefits, including: Highly nutritious – avocado is sometimes referred to as a superfood since it is very nutritious. In fact avocados contain 20 different vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, B1, B2,…

May 18, 2017

The human body needs to carry out a number of activities, and to be able to do this it requires energy. As you know we get that energy from the food that we consume. This is measured in units of calories. We are all aware of the fact that when tries to lose weight, a…

May 18, 2017

There are various kinds of weight loss pills on the market. Needless to say they all claim that they will help you to reach your weight loss goals within a short period of time and somewhat effortlessly. But we should know better. Not all of such tablets perform miracles. The amount of kilos one is…

May 18, 2017

We are what we eat. You have probably heard this saying sometime. It certainly makes some sense as ultimately the food that we consume plays a critical role on our well being, our fitness and our body. Everybody wants to have a nicely toned and slim body, yet as we know statistics show shocking obesity…

May 18, 2017

Having at least one snack a day is a must for many. It is normal to start feeling those pangs of hunger after a while, and it may be quite some time until eat lunch or dinner. However, it is critical that you choose your snacks wisely as they can be the main culprit when…

May 16, 2017

Counting calories is something that gets into many people’s routines, especially if they keep an eye on their weight, or are trying to lose weight. There are recommended calorie intakes for men, women and children, and the calories do not only depend on the gender, but also on the weight of the individual, the amount…

May 16, 2017

Breakfast meal plans for weight loss We often hear that it is the most important meal of the day, and yet many people fail to understand how truly important it is. Many simply eat whatever comes their way as they prepare to leave for school or work.  This is the breakfast. If you are not…

May 16, 2017

In your attempt to lose weight you probably try to come up with different meals, made up of various ingredients, so as to try to keep your dining as pleasurable as possible. In reality there is no need to stave yourself to death, or to stick to veggies only to lose weight. There are many…

May 16, 2017

The question of how to lose weight is asked over and over again. Many people hope to shed those extra kilos so as to be slimmer or to feel better about themselves. There are various ways to lose weight and if you put your mind to it you can do it. One of the most…

May 16, 2017

As a general rule of thumb snacks are a part of many people’s lives. The concept is quite simple – you get hungry between meals, and so you resort to snacking. So many consider snacks as being a way of increasing calorie intake, and thus, a major contributor to putting on extra kilos. However in…

May 16, 2017

We are all aware of the importance of avoid eating processed foods. The concept of clean eating thus prevails. However amid the tons of boxed, packaged, frozen and bagged food items in grocery stores, it may sometimes be difficult to say no and stick to natural foods. However, as long as you try to avoid…

May 15, 2017

Whenever you hear the word smoothie, there is no denying that you taste your favorite ingredients in your mouth in that unique texture and consistency. Smoothies are not only delicious but they can also spice up your weight loss plan nicely. This is because there are so many different smoothies for weight loss that you…