5 March 2019
Today there are more and more diets where the goal is to cut as many carbohydrates as possible in an attempt to lose weight. However, if you have other goals for your body besides just strict weight loss, there are actually a number of reasons why you might want to increase your carbohydrate intake instead of reducing it. Here are three scenarios in which you might stand to benefit from a sports drink or nutritional shake that is intentionally heavy on carbs:
10 September 2018
A quick glance at the side of a cereal box reveals detailed nutritional information. The nutrition facts panel tells a clear tale about the good -- and sometimes bad -- things found in your food choice. Most people take the nutrition panel for granted. Even someone hoping to lose weight and improve his/her health might not seriously examine the published list. Consistently reading the panel ensures you only purchase food items that support your overall health goals.
23 December 2017
Even people who carefully watch their diet and exercise regularly may notice a surprising increase in their cholesterol levels. Understanding this increase and the effects of beta glucan supplements can help you decide if this nutrient is right for you. Why Your Cholesterol May Suddenly Increase Cholesterol is only partially influenced by your diet and your exercise habits. In fact, there is a good chance that your high cholesterol is caused by a genetic predisposition.
19 November 2017
There are many different products marketed under the term CBD oil, but they're all liquid extracts of some kind. Despite the oil name, some are alcohol based instead, while others are essential oils created through distillation. Soaking raw plant material in a neutral carrier oil, such as hemp or coconut oil, creates a different kind of extract also commonly called CBD oil. This kind of product has four distinct benefits over other types of CBD extracts.
9 May 2017
If you're like most people who tend to feel sluggish and tired all day long, you need more than just coffee to help you get through your tasks until you can get to bed at the end of the day. Here are three effective ways to boost your energy levels all day without having to rely on only coffee: Fill up on Water Drinking plenty of water throughout the day is an effective way to improve your energy levels and ensure that you don't get that sluggish feeling that just makes you want to crawl under the blankets instead of taking care of your tasks.
24 April 2017
Dandruff can be a frustrating dermatological condition because it is unsightly and can cause your scalp to itch chronically. By understanding the typical cause of dandruff you can develop a scalp care regimen to destroy flakes. Minimize Use Of Scalp Oils Since your scalp is flaky, you may erroneously believe your scalp is dry. Although dry scalp can co-occur with dandruff, the underlying cause of dandruff is often fungal growth associated with oil production.
30 January 2017
When it comes to smoothie recipes, the sky is the limit. Depending on the type of blender or food processor that you use, you can include everything from berries to avocados to leafy greens, such as spinach and kale, to your smoothie mixes. You can customize your smoothies according to you and your family's tastes, preferences, dietary restrictions, and health needs. In addition to fresh produce and other natural food items, you can also add custom mixes, which will add nutrients such as protein and antioxidants to your smoothies for an extra nutrient boost.
20 January 2017
Lots of people drink an energy drink before they work out, but there are healthy alternatives you should consider. Energy drinks often are loaded up with artificial chemicals, They give you an energy boost, but at a cost. They can rot your teeth, with all the sugar, and they can be loaded with tons of caffeine, in some cases more than a cup of black coffee. So, if you find plain water boring and want something with flavor that can also help with your workout, then here are some suggestions.
21 July 2016
Like many Americans, your family may include someone who is reluctant to try new foods or even unwilling to eat the balanced diet they need for proper nutrition. In fact, this problem is so widespread that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has even created a guide to help parents cope with and encourage their children to want to eat a more healthful diet. In addition to using the tips presented by this guide, parents can also look for ways to incorporate healthful, nutrient rich ingredients into their current recipes to bolster the nutrition of their picky eaters, and bone broth is a great way to accomplish this feat in a delicious way.
15 July 2016
If you have borderline or high blood pressure, your doctor may be considering putting you on medication. Although that may be necessary to get your pressure down to acceptable levels, you might be able to lower it using natural methods. Exercise and weight loss are helpful, but so is eating certain foods. You should change your diet to help battle this medical issue. Low Sodium Isn't Enough Lowering your sodium intake is always recommended by medical professionals to fight high blood pressure, but experts also recommend that you find foods that are high in certain minerals, in particular, calcium, magnesium, and potassium.