What Is A Healthy Diet?

What is a healthy diet? It’s not about counting calories, measuring portions or cutting carbs. You won’t really find a healthy diet on the lite menu at your favorite restaurant and you certainly won’t find it at the local fast food joint. A healthy diet is all about what you eat rather than how much you eat. If youContinue reading “What Is A Healthy Diet?”

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Coconut Oil

It is a common misconception that coconut oil is bad for you. People all over the world are experiencing the healthy benefits of using coconut oil. It is actually one of the healthiest oils you can consume. Here are the top seven reasons why you should use coconut oil as an alternative to other commonContinue reading “7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Coconut Oil”

Ingredients Commonly Found in Fat Burners

Photos by Google The term commonly used with fat burning supplements is often thermogenics, which as the name suggests, has to do with temperature. These supplements have been shown to help increase the body’s temperature enabling the body’s ability to burn calories as heat; to be used as energy, thereby preventing them from being storedContinue reading “Ingredients Commonly Found in Fat Burners”

Your Obese Child & School Nutrition

Good Nutrition in School Can Help Fight Obesity Perhaps you are trying to help your child lose weight, or you feel he or she may be in danger of becoming overweight or unhealthy because of their eating and exercise habits. If so, it is important that you consider the impact of your childs time atContinue reading “Your Obese Child & School Nutrition”

Tips to Smarter Snacking

Are you a between-meal eater? Many of us are, but that doesnt mean you have to visit the vending machine all day. There are smarter ways to snack throughout the day where you can lower your calories and still fill the hunger gap. Roberta Larson Duyff, MS, RD, author of the American Dietetic Association’s CompleteContinue reading “Tips to Smarter Snacking”

Vegetable Protein Has One Definite Advantage Over Meat Protein

While its still controversial which one is better, most recent study shows one definite advantage of vegetable protein over meat protein is that plant protein can help lower blood pressure. Those who consume a lot of vegetable protein have lower blood pressure. Researchers at Imperial College London did a survey on nearly 4700 people fromContinue reading “Vegetable Protein Has One Definite Advantage Over Meat Protein”

Why Eating Fish Prevents Cancer!

What are Antioxidants? Antioxidants are molecules which can safely interact with free radicals and terminate the chain reaction before vital molecules are damaged. Although there are several enzyme systems within the body that scavenge free radicals, the principle micronutrient antioxidants are vitamin E, beta-carotene, and vitamin C. Selenium, a trace metal that is required forContinue reading “Why Eating Fish Prevents Cancer!”

Vegetable Protein Has One Definite Advantage Over Meat Protein

While its still controversial which one is better, most recent study shows one definite advantage of vegetable protein over meat protein is that plant protein can help lower blood pressure. Those who consume a lot of vegetable protein have lower blood pressure. Researchers at Imperial College London did a survey on nearly 4700 people fromContinue reading “Vegetable Protein Has One Definite Advantage Over Meat Protein”

Top Toddler-Feeding Essentials

Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters and yours is likely no exception. Following his first year of rapid growth, your toddler will gain weight more slowly during his second year and will need less food. This developmental change, combined with a toddler’s growing need for independence and his inability to sit still for prolonged periods, canContinue reading “Top Toddler-Feeding Essentials”

Wheatgrass juicers – the benefits of wheatgrass juice

There are several reasons to juice wheatgrass, the chief of which is that wheatgrass is a wonderful source of living chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is a pigment in plants that contains magnesium. The juice that is the product of wheatgrass being juiced is extremely full of vitamins and nutrients and while the juice is fresh it isContinue reading “Wheatgrass juicers – the benefits of wheatgrass juice”