cooking at home,
July 31, 2017
Cocoa powder is extracted from cocoa beans and is considered as one of the healthiest super foods. Although chocolate is made from cocoa, it is not regarded as a healthy food due to its high content of sugar, but cocoa itself is rich in many beneficial compounds and is considered highly nutritious. It contains various healthy compounds such as fibre, iron, and magnesium needed by the body. It has many health benefits that are as follows: It is beneficial for the health of your heart Cocoa contains polyphenols that help to reduce blood pressure and is also good for the...
Fitness health shop,
September 27, 2015
When your goal is to lose weight or build muscle, then eating high protein meals is a great way to help you achieve it. And what better time to start fueling your body than with the first meal of the day? By starting your day with a protein rich breakfast, you’re giving your body the energy it needs to not only handle all of your obligations and duties, such as running errands and playing with your kids, but it also makes your workout that day easier as you’ve given your body the nutrients it needs to power through it....
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, giving you the best health you can get all by choosing the right foods to put on your plate: Cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, and kale – These cruciferous veggies are known...
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. Professional chef and enthusiast Jamie Oliver exposed this fast food chain that is known internationally for their meat handling process, commonly referred to as “the pink slime process.” The basis...
life health -
May 19, 2014
Do you want to run faster, lift heavier weights, or perform better at your sport of choice? Are you looking for ways to maximize your potential so that you are the best athlete you can be? If so, a couple of changes to your diet may be just what you need to give yourself that edge. Proper Nutrition When it comes to optimizing your physical potential, what you eat matters. After all, you can’t feed your body junk and expect it to perform well. It needs a multitude of vitamins and minerals in order to gain in strength, speed,...