6 Amazing Buckwheat Health Benefits June 18 2017

    For a bit of background, Buckwheat is a plant that is cultivated for its grain-like seeds and as a cover crop. You might not know this, but it is also known as common buckwheat, and even Japanese buckwheat or silver hull buckwheat. It is possible that you might have seen this plant in a number of diets. This is because Buckwheat has a number of dietary and health-related benefits. Nature is full of such...

14 amazing things that you can do with an avocado! June 06 2017

  Avocados are known for their pear shape and their hard skin. Cutting an avocado can be quite a hassle, especially because it has a massive seed in between. However, despite all this, avocados happen to be used in various recipes for soups, salads, sandwiches to main courses and even in dessert. They are famously known as a superfood and are part of a numerous diet. Avocados can be used...

Can fat be lost by eating it? February 02 2017

    We have always been told to avoid eating fat, but this information is actually misleading. It can decrease the risk of diabetes and heart disease, and it also helps you lose weight. Over the last forty years, we have been informed that we must steer clear of eating fat in order to lose body fat. This came from the theory that our bodies processed all types of calories...

Common Misconceptions About Food September 11 2016

  Although food has literally been around since the beginning of man (and woman), there are still many misconceptions about it that can easily lead a person astray when it comes to making good choices regarding what to eat. Let’s go through a few of them now and finally set the record straight. “A Calorie Is a Calorie” For the longest time, we’ve been taught that our body weight and...

How do you resist eating snacks / junk food? August 31 2016

It can be tricky to resist fatty foods and sweet treats when you are trying to stick to a healthy diet. Here are some tips to help you steer clear of these temptations: We crave what we eat. If you eat healthy foods, your body will crave these more than crisps and chocolate.  Chewing gum or drinking sugar-free drinks, such as Diet Coke, can help to curb cravings. They are...

How to bulk without getting too much belly fat? August 19 2016

  Some people find they obtain some fat around the abdomen when they have been bulking for a while. This can cause discomfort, but there are ways to prevent it from happening.  The fat may be more prominent if you were quite slim beforehand. The belly could also be a build-up of water and muscle. Slow your bulking down to stop this occurring. Eat healthily and cut down your calories....

5 Of The Best Foods For Runners August 05 2016

Almonds It is recommended that runners eat a small handful of almonds at least three to five times a week. They are an great source of vitamin E, which is an antioxidant that many runners lack because there are very few good food sources of it. Studies show that eating nuts regularly lowers your cholesterol levels, decreases your risk of heart disease, and may also help to protect you against...

Biotin’s Potential Side Effects December 22 2015

  If you’ve ever struggled with not having enough energy, then you already know how important B vitamins are for this exact reason. In fact, many people get monthly B complex shots in an attempt to help them get through their overloaded days without feeling as if all they want to do is sleep. Countless others take pill and powder supplements daily in an effort to combat fatigue. Well, one...

Why Coffee Is No Longer Effective November 13 2015

Remember when you first started drinking coffee? Just one cup would leave you feeling like you had enough energy to run around the block several times without wearing you out. But now, after drinking a cup (or pot) daily over time, just the idea of physically running anywhere is likely to make you want to lie down and take a nap. This may make you wonder why your coffee is...

3 Healthy Habits You Should Be Doing October 08 2015

      When it comes to achieving higher levels of health, there are a number of different ways to get there. This makes it easy to get overloaded and overwhelmed with all of the advice and tips that experts tend to throw your way. To make this easier, here are three of the top healthy habits you should be doing today so that you live a longer, higher quality...