What is intermittent fasting? Fasting has been practiced throughout human history. A long time ago, fasting from time to time was more common than always eating 3 or more meals a day. This is because ancient people didn’t have groceries, supermarkets, . . .
Proteins are important to help you feel full for a longer period of time. They also help to reduce food cravings and feelings of hunger. There are many diets that encourage eating protein for weight loss; however, protein should form part of a balanced . . .
Finding it hard to resist a double chocolate brownie or a slice of your favorite pizza? We all know that food is most likely to set us back in our diet or training. For some, it may be one specific food, for others a group of foods, or it may just . . .
We have all heard about no-carb diets, low-carb diets, good carbs and bad carbs, but the information is often laid out as a way to sell a diet plan and may end up being a lot more confusing than informative. What we should be looking at is healthy . . .
Many of us are familiar with the appearance and lumpy feeling of cellulite. Women, in particular, want to make cellulite less noticeable as they are often more conscious about the look and shape of their body. While it is more often seen in overweight . . .
When you think of belly fat, you may think of how your lower abdomen looks in a swimsuit or think of the reason why your jeans are a bit tight. But belly fat is a lot more than that. Belly fat can actually be harmful to your health.
Visceral fat, which . . .
Cumin is a spice native to India and the Middle East, but is also used as an ingredient in many Asian and Mexican dishes. It can be used as seeds or in powder form. The common color for cumin is amber, but it can also come in black or white. Cumin . . .
Consuming apple cider vinegar (ACV) is not just a trend or fad. In fact, people across the globe have been using it for thousands of years. Studies show that it provides numerous health benefits, such as lowering blood sugar. But for fitness enthusiasts, . . .
What is CLA? CLA stands for conjugated linoleic acid, a naturally-occurring fatty acid usually found in meat, dairy products, eggs, and some variety of mushrooms. CLA has become popular as a weight loss supplement, thanks to research showing its potential . . .
If you are eating a modern Western diet, chances are, you’re not getting enough healthy fats. Nowadays, most people are eating fast food, junk food, and processed food. These foods are rich in oils and fats (the unhealthy kind). The healthy fats, . . .