April 27, 2015
In this day and age, most of us are more than aware of some of the negative effects of carbs. While refined carbs like cakes and chips are the worst, even some unrefined options such as white potatoes and wheat bread aren’t always the best for us. One solution is to swap them out for pulses. A pulse is a member of the legume family and it refers specifically to dried seeds, with some of the most common pulses being chickpeas, beans, lentils, and dried peas. They can be consumed whole, split, or ground, and they contain protein, starches,...
October 16, 2014
Most of us will stop at a fast food joint and not think twice about how doing so can impact us in the future. Sure, you may realize that it isn’t particularly the best for your health, but are you aware that it also changes your behavior—and not in a good way?
Here are three ways in which your fast food habits may actually be creating actions that can hurt you long-term:
#1: Fast food doesn’t give you time to think. While it is great that fast food can help you satisfy your hunger immediately, giving in to...