Knowing if you carry these genes will help you to adjust your food choices and activity levels to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
It wasn’t long ago that dieters were advised to avoid eggs, particularly yolks, for fear of their fat content and the effect they could have on bad cholesterol levels. Now conventional wisdom is changing.
It’s not just important to think about WHAT we eat. It’s also important to consider HOW we eat. By taking steps to eat more mindfully, we can ensure that we get the most nutrition out of every bite. There are a few simple things that you can do to exercise a more mindful way of eating.
Anyone who has experimented with different diets on the web has had a diet fail on them but few have dared to ask why. Without addressing the root of the problem it is easy to flip from diet to diet with no results and slowly lose your sanity. Find out how a nutrigenetics test can help solve this problem.
Did you know that psychological or mental stress can cause actual physiological oxidative stress in the body? Find out why this is important and how doing a simple exercise everyday can help.
Lasagna is known to be loaded with saturated fats from the meat and salt from the cheese. Fortunately, this family favorite can be dramatically improved if you just make a few smart ingredient substitutions. We’re talking delicious homemade lasagna with lower calories, reduced saturated fat content, and a large amount of quality protein.
One of the most underrated techniques in weight-loss is simply taking a break. A diet break is an excellent way to give yourself a psychological boost if you happen to be on a restrictive eating plan because it’ll allow you to satisfy food cravings and get some brief relief from any hunger you may be experiencing while on the diet.
Why You Should Stop Peeling Your Fruits and Vegetables: The Role Of Fiber In Maintaining A Healthy Gut
All nutritional experts would stand by the fact that fibre helps in keeping a schedule of regular bowel movements, assisting to avoid constipation. But fibre actually plays a larger role than this.
Modern science has started to catch up with what Indian medicine practitioners have known for a long time and recent studies have concluded that turmeric does indeed contain compounds with medicinal properties.
Bright colours. Nutritious ingredients. One satisfying lunch.
Many dieters look forward to an opportunity to splurge a little after their work-week is done. All these temptations can add up to an annual weight gain of 5 pounds or more. To avoid nasty shocks during your Monday morning weigh-in, follow these helpful tips.
Many people undergo a chemical process while eating bread that triggers them to eat more and more. Not sure if you are a bread addict? Here’s how you can tell.
Its reputation as a quick and easy health food has made peanut butter a staple for boosting energy levels especially among those of us with busy lifestyles. But peanuts are not the perfect food for everyone.
Learning how to shop for your health in the grocery store is the first step to succeeding with your diet plan.
Though there are medical practitioners who want to deny its seriousness, recent studies have proven that this is a health issue worth paying attention to.
Cravings are not weaknesses. We all get them. They are important messages from your body, meant to help you find balance. Knowing the common causes of cravings can make it easier to understand and deconstruct them when they arise.
If an ex-carnivore like me can do it, then so can you!
You wouldn’t think that something you have probably eaten since you were young could be considered a superfood, but soup has great potential in helping you reach optimum health.
A look into the benefits that one of the original superfoods provides so that you can see exactly why this is one food you and your family don’t want to be missing out on.
Are you thinking that your workout is going to be the most critical factor for determining the success you want to see?
You may have noticed that the exact same diet could have different effects on different people. The reason for this may be partly explained by the effect of our gut microbiome on our metabolism and physiology.
This might not be what you were thinking…
5 different snacks for Monday through Friday!
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