• Ketogenic Diet
    Dash Diet Alternative,  Diets,  Health,  Nutrition

    Beginner’s Ketogenic Diet Resources for Weight Loss and Health

    WHAT IS KETOGENIC DIET? First of all, some may ask, what in the world is Ketogenic Diet? A keto or ketogenic diet is a low-carb High Fat diet, which enables the body to burn fats rather than glucose (derive from carbohydrates) for energy . It has many proven benefits for weight loss, health and sports. That is rather a simple explanation of a keto diet, you can read a detailed one here. KETOSIS Ketosis is a alternative form of energy which uses ketones which are produced from the breakdown of fats. All glucose stored in the body, which is supplied by carbs, must be used up before the process of…

  • Reishi Mushroom
    Diets,  Fitness,  Health,  Nutrition,  Supplements,  Weight Loss

    14 Secrets of the Reishi Mushroom

    Welcome to flu season! As your coworkers cough and sniffle through work despite their misery, you are left to ponder the real question at stake: when are YOU going to get sick? It’s time for you to bow out of flu season altogether. To that end, I humbly introduce to you the reishi mushroom, also known as the best anti-flu medicine you’ve never heard of. What is Reishi Mushroom Reishi mushrooms are tough, woody fungi whose medicinal use originates in ancient China. You may have also heard them called Lingzhi, which is an older word that combines a Chinese term that means “miraculous,” “divine,” “spirit,” and “effectiveness” (ling) with a…

  • belly fat loss
    Diets,  Fitness,  Health,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    5 Easy Ways to Loose Belly Fat Fast

    Fat is one of those things that everyone knows about, but which nobody really knows how to explain. How to loose belly fat fast? On a person, it’s that flubby stuff hanging off of your waist that you can grab with your hands. In cooking, it’s an important part of making food tasty, or even edible. Think butter or olive oil. But the bottom line on fat comes from chemistry: fat is a kind of molecule that’s slippery, has a low melting point, and is actually quite important for your health. It’s true! Everyone knows that too much fat in your diet can lead to high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in…

  • Low Calorie Food List
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    Low Calorie Foods

    You’ve heard about calories. Every package in the grocery store lists them on the back of the package. All the ads you hear about food dwell on their low-calorie appeal. Calories are bad…right? Actually, the skinny on calories is a lot more complicated than that! It’s true that excess calories can be awful for your body. But without calories, you couldn’t enjoy daily life, go to work, or do much of anything! Most of all, understanding calories gives you a powerful tool in your nutrition and health maintenance toolbox. Read on.   Low Calorie Foods   Technically, any food can be “low calorie.” You just have to eat it in…

  • Meal Prepping
    Diets,  Health,  Weight Loss

    Meal Prep

    How can you win the fitness battle without firing a shot? Meal prep will allow you to have fun while implementing a new habit. Meal planning is one of the simplest, most effective steps you can take to  gain control of your health. What’s meal planning? Why, planning what you’ll eat, of course! If you know what every meal will be, you can prepare in advance instead of scrambling during the week. It’s fun, easy, and good for your body!   Meal Prep Breakfast Sandwiches   Skipping breakfast isn’t great for your health. Weirdly, it’s been associated with higher rates of obesity among kids and adults! Kids who don’t eat…

  • DASH Diet and Mediterranean
    Diets,  Health,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    What the DASH Diet – Does Not Do

    Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. A.K.A, the “DASH” diet. What the DASH diet doesn’t do? – this is not a weight loss diet (such as the Keto diet). However, the 2018 U.S News and World Reports “Best Diets Rankings” placed the DASH Diet as #1 out of 40 other diets evaluated by a panel of experts. Some major factors in the rankings are – long and short term weight loss, easy to follow, and overall health benefits. Director Kathy McManus – Department of Nutrition at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital states; “it has all the attributes of a diet that promotes overall health”   What do you eat on the…

  • healthy woman eating fish
    Diets,  Fitness,  Health

    Pescetarian

    There’s some pretty good research out there to support vegetarianism. Vegetarians are 25% less likely to die of heart disease, for example.  Now the news about being Pescetarian. There are some risks associated with full vegetarianism. It can be hard to get enough protein on a strict vegetarian diet. It can also be hard to eat out. Some people are attached enough to meat that just giving it up can seem too difficult. That’s why some vegetarians opt to make an exception for fish. This practice is called pescetarianism.   Pescetarianism   Pescetarianism is the practice of eating fish in addition to a vegetarian diet. In other words, if you’re…

  • what is fasting
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    Definitive Guide to Intermittent Fasting in 2018

      Getting healthy is a delicate metabolic balancing act. Worse, it usually calls on your math skills: many dieters count the calories in every apple and carrot to lose weight. This method does work. But not everybody wants to micromanage their meal. Talk about taking the joy out of cooking! Isn’t there a simple, straightforward, logical system out there that lets you both eat and lose? Well, since you ask, it so happens that there is another way. And it’s easier than it sounds at first. What is Fasting Fasting is the hot new trend in weight loss, weight management, and general health. For a designated, carefully controlled period of…

  • Super Powders
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    See Why Your pH is Critical for Your Health

    These days, eating your vegetables is a no-brainer. A healthy diet gets you halfway to a healthy body, and then you run, bike, or swim the rest of the way…right? In fact, total body health goes much deeper than eating your veggies and exercising. Everything you put into your mouth has an effect on your body’s chemical makeup. More specifically, what you eat can change your body’s acidity. And that can change your health. What is proper pH? What is pH? Buckle up for some chemistry! I promise it won’t hurt. pH is a scientific way to measure the acidity of a substance. In the strictest, most brainy definition of…

  • What is Kefir
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    9 Things You Should Know About Kefir

    If you have been paying attention to the latest food trends that are making waves as a result of being not only delicious but extremely nutritious, chances are you have heard of kefir. It might have become more mainstream in the last couple of years, but kefir has been around for centuries. What exactly is kefir and how does it play a role in benefiting our health and body? This article will give a detailed explanation of everything you’ve ever wanted to know about this wonder drink, and more.   What is Kefir? What happens when you combine bacteria and yeast and allow them to ferment? You end up with…