July 02, 2015
With a large majority of the population trying to slim down, it can be difficult for many to understand the idea behind bulking. However, for those who want to experience gains in muscle mass and size, eating the right foods to achieve this goal is critical. What foods are these? Well, the answer depends largely on what type of bulk you want to do. Clean Bulking. If you are clean bulking, which means that you want to limit the amount of fat you consume, then the foods you will want to eat include lean chicken, turkey, or steak; tuna...
March 31, 2015
Your body needs certain vitamins and minerals in order to function efficiently, which may lead you to taking a supplement to ensure you get the nutrients you need. One supplemental option is dissolvable vitamins, sometimes referred to as sublingual vitamins. What Are Dissolvable Vitamins? Dissolvable vitamins are vitamins that come in a pill or powder form that are generally placed either on or under your tongue and they simply dissolve. Some can also be dissolved in a liquid beverage and ingested that way. Proponents of dissolvable vitamins tout that this allows their nutrients to get into your blood stream without...
January 21, 2015
It seems like more and more nowadays, when people want or need more energy, they reach for another energy drink or ask for an extra shot of espresso in their coffee. While these options can certainly put more pep in your step, we’re finding out that they aren’t the greatest for your heart. The good news is that you can boost your energy without relying on something that could potentially harm you. In fact, certain foods are known to have energy-enhancing effects, making it easier than ever to get through your day, and then some. They do this by supplying...
August 16, 2014
If you’re trying to lose weight and get healthy, it is likely that you’re either eliminating or severely limiting sugar from your diet. However, what you may not realize is how truly dangerous this substance is for your body. In fact, here are four reasons why you should monitor your sugar intake, above and beyond weight loss: Reason #1: It is Addictive Have even just a little bit of sugar, and you’re going to want more because it is highly addictive. That is partially why it is so easy to binge on it. Your body craves more...
September 08, 2013
The ability or capability to execute physical work necessitates energy. In the human body, the transfiguration of chemical energy to mechanical energy is necessary for movement to occur. Bioenergetics, or the course of energy in a biological system, chiefly concerns the transformation of food (or large protein, carbohydrate, and fat molecules) that encompasses chemical energy, into biologically practical forms of energy. The breakdown of chemical bonds in these particlesdischarges the energy crucial to performing physical activity. The process of breaking down large molecules into smaller molecules, for instance the breakdown of carbohydrates into glucose, is usually accompanied by the discharge...