January 25, 2018
Calcium and Masgnesium is an essential chemical element in our body. It helps in maintaining strong bones, regulation of our muscles, controlling our blood pressure and balancing the nerve functions present in us. Calcium on its own plays an important role in functions of hormones and enzymes whereas on the other hand magnesium helps in the formation of protein and DNA. These two nutrients mostly work together in our body and so are taken together as well giving us more benefits. However individually they have their own perks. Calcium is a crucial mineral in growing new bones and...
December 08, 2017
Now that winter season is officially here, a majority of people have started thinking of shifting their daily workout towards building muscles in an attempt to gain lean muscle mass in time for spring. Winter is, perhaps, the ideal time for adding on muscle mass because in the case that you put on a little amount of fat, you can cover it up easily with the help of winter clothing. You must know that it is impossible to gain muscles only by changing the workout program you might already be following. Take note that it’s crucial that you also follow...
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 products, and it will do you good if you add them to your diet too. Health Benefits of Buckwheat Buckwheat is a great source of high quality, easily digestible...
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 the same way. However, when this idea of eating less fat was tried and tested, it was found to be ineffective and did not help people shed weight. In a...
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 whether we gain or lose is based on a simple formula of calories in versus calories out. However, we now know that this is not the case because it is...