Since the last decade or so, gluten-free food has become increasingly popular. More and more individuals are becoming conscious as well as interested in what they are eating and how it impacts their health. For many, eliminating wheat from their diet has proven to yield
Everyone loves a good villain, and that holds true even for what we eat. “We always look for food scapegoats, the pariah food we shouldn’t go near,” says Leslie Bonci, RD, director of sports nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and co-author of
One of the most important parts of being fit and healthy is having a good diet. Your diet is whatever food you consume in a day; people often immediately assume the word ‘diet’ has something to do with eating less and losing weight. Having a
Do you know your blood type? If you’ve ever had surgery or required a transfusion, there’s a good chance you can riddle off your blood type with ease. But knowing your blood type is about more than just getting and giving blood. Some research has
Although vegetables may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about foods for building muscles and strength, there are many plants that contain exactly what your body needs to put on the muscle mass while giving you the extra energy
Running at a good pace for about half an hour burns about 300-400 calories. It’s a good way to manage your weight or lose some to get toned. But exercise alone is not the end of a great healthy lifestyle. Half of it is making
There is a huge debate between people about what you should eat for breakfast and what you should not. The truth is that in many cases we are faced with people that end up eating breakfasts that are not at all healthy. This is never
We’ve come a long way on the road to healthy lifestyles and although obesity in adults and children still poses serious problems, we seem to be shifting our focus to eating the right foods, doing exercise and cutting down on bad habits such as smoking
A good breakfast is one that contains nutrients in the right ratios. It makes you more energetic and full through your morning. A bad breakfast, on the other hand, is one of the main causes of weight gain, risk of disease and other side effects.
How much protein should I be eating? This one of the top 5 questions we hear and it seems like everyone has a different opinion on the subject. In this article we’re going to stick with the facts and ignore the urban legends and wives-tales.