Do I Need Vitamin C Supplements? July 21 2014

  There are many benefits from vitamin C. For instance, it bolters your immune system, protects you against cardiovascular disease, stroke, and cancer, and it even keeps you from wrinkling. So, how do you know when you need to take a supplement or whether you get enough without it?Determining Your IntakeMost health experts agree that if you regularly consume the recommended nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day, then you’re...

Want to Boost Your Endurance? This One Standard Kitchen Ingredient Will Do It! July 16 2014

      When most people think of building endurance, running and other somewhat intense physical activities come to mind. But what if boosting your stamina was as simple as consuming a rather common kitchen ingredient? One that you likely have in your pantry right now? What Ingredient Has This Effect? If you’re wondering what muscle and energy stretching ingredient you could be holding onto that can provide you these...

Beans: The Healthy Carbs July 15 2014

    When you hear the word “carbs,” what do you think of? If your mind is set on health, it is likely that your first thought was either whole-wheat bread, brown rice, or wheat pasta. If you’re dying for some junk food though, chips, crackers, and decadent desserts are probably the first things that popped up. But, what about beans? Beans are some of the healthiest carbs around even...

Why You Should Have Fat In Your Diet (Good Fat, That Is) July 14 2014

    When most people set out to lose weight and get healthy, one of the very first things that they eliminate is fat. While this is certainly understandable given the negative press this particular substance has received over the last several years, not all fats are created equal. In fact, some should definitely be included in your diet if your goal is total health and wellness. The Reasons Why...

5 Best Green Vegetables July 12 2014

    It’s no secret that veggies are good for you as they are all loaded with a variety of vitamins and minerals that will make you healthy and strong. However, some are better for you than others. Here are the five best green plant-based options, as well as a couple of ideas as to how to incorporate them into your daily menu plan: #1 – Avocados Although they are...

How to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning July 10 2014

        When it comes to losing weight and reducing the number of inches around your waistline, metabolism is definitely the key to making it happen. You have to burn more calories than you take in, essentially forcing your body to use your excess fat for fuel, resulting in a thinner, trimmer you. To achieve the greatest results, you want to maximize your calorie burn from the moment...

The Best Vegetables With the Most Nutritional Content July 05 2014

  We all know that vegetables are good for us as they have high fiber content and provide a lot of the necessary vitamins and minerals we need to enjoy the greatest level of health possible. But did you know that some vegetables are superior to other when it comes to the nutrition they contain? Here is a list of some of the top vegetables to add to your diet,...

How Metabolic Balance Works June 27 2014

      Have you heard of the new weight loss method called metabolic balance and wonder what all of the hype is about? Are you considering trying it but aren’t totally sure what it is, let alone what it can do for you?  Well, it’s time to uncover the mystery so that you can make an informed decision regarding whether this is the program for you. It’s All About...

McDonalds Finally Starting to Eliminate “The Pink Slime Process” June 07 2014

  McDonalds has made news several times for the way they process their meats. For instance, their chicken nuggets are a conglomeration of the most inedible part of the bird (think fat, skin, and various organs that you wouldn’t normally consume) and their hamburgers are worse yet as they are treated with a substance you would never take yourself, let alone feed to your children, and that is ammonium hydroxide....

Recording and Analysing Food Intake June 05 2014

Before examining an individual’s diet, the nutritionist needs to know what the individual is eating on a daily basis. Methods frequently used to examine when an individual is eating consist of dietary recalls and diet records. Though diet records (people keep a running record of the specific foods and beverages they have consumed, counting the amounts of each and how the food is prepared) are superior to recalls because people...