Anytime the topic of discussion in my blogs, articles or newsletters has turned to my own personal grocery shopping list, there has always been a spike in interest.
It seems that many people are not only curious about what foods a natural bodybuilder eats to maintain single digit body fat, but they also want to be taken by the hand and told exactly what foods to eat themselves while on fat-burning or muscle building programs.… » Read more
If you’re someone who is looking to reduce cellulite, it’s important that you have a good game plan in place for succeeding with this goal. Cellulite is something that many people struggle with, even those who aren’t necessarily overweight.
You do not need to be heavy to have cellulite. This issue is just as much about your skin as it is excess fat storage, you need to approach it from both angles.… » Read more
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that our bodies must have for the proper maintenance and development of cartilage, blood vessels and scar tissue.
Vitamin C is also important for creation of dopamine, ATP, tyrosine and peptide hormones. It is a powerful antioxidant that helps reduce oxidative stress to the body. In addition, Vitamin C is also suspected to reduce the risk of cancer.
1) Bell Peppers
These great foods high in Vitamin C are essential to pizza and pasta sauces, providing a sweet punch that tantalizes the taste buds.… » Read more
Stress is an increasing problem that not only makes us uncomfortable, but is unhealthy as well. Understanding that, and then learning how to minimise stress and de-stress, is a good step in the direction of better and longer-lasting health.
What Is Meant By The Term De-stress?
Stress is the way your body responds to demands. Stress can be caused by good experiences just as easily as by bad. When you are stressed by something that is happening around you, your body releases chemicals into your blood.… » Read more
There’s lot’s of talk about superfoods these days, are the claims too good to be true?
Most of us know the basics when it comes to eating healthy; we all know that fruit and vegetables will help with a healthier lifestyle. There’s also plenty of talk about the 5 A DAY which should be a variety of 5 different fruits and vegetables.
There are many benefits from eating the 5 a day:
- Fruit and vegetables are packed with vitamins and minerals
- They are an excellent source of fibre and antioxidants
- They can help maintain a healthy weight.
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When it comes to weight loss, you might feel like you’re in the dark when it comes to knowing the methods and tricks which are truly effective. But this doesn’t have to be the case.
Your body already knows how to get to the weight at which it is most comfortable, but you need to help it out. Every day, our bodies burn thousands of calories, just to help us survive, so if you can learn how to tap into that calorie burning potential, you might have an easier time losing weight than you thought possible.… » Read more
With all of the headlines that come out each day, it can be difficult to decide which ones are legitimate and which are going to be tomorrow’s old news.
For example, green tea has gone back and forth in the news – some stories proclaiming the wonders of it, while other stories say that it’s not quite the wonder drink that it’s made out to be. To make the best decision for you, perhaps you need the facts about green tea.… » Read more
Antioxidants are chemical compounds that help to get rid of free radicals in the body. Free radicals travel throughout the body and damage healthy living cells. Free radicals come from a wide variety of sources and are almost impossible to avoid.
Antioxidants bind the free radicals in your body preventing them from doing further damage.
Antioxidants are very helpful in preventing diseases such as cancer, and heart disease. They have also been found to be beneficial in reducing cholesterol levels and increasing energy and stamina.… » Read more
If you’re looking to see lasting weight loss success, one diet plan that you might consider that’s growing rapidly in popularity is the Dukan diet. This diet is really taking the world by storm as more people are starting up on it and realizing all the many benefits that it has to offer.
While it originally came about in the UK, now people everywhere around the world are abiding by the principles the plan lays out and are experiencing great fat loss success.… » Read more
We’re all looking for more and better ways of burning fat. Even if your weight is relatively stable, it’s a good idea to learn techniques for burning fat so that you can counteract the natural loss of muscle tone and slowing of the metabolism that comes with aging.
Take a look at these tips for burning fat.
1. Eat Regular Meals and Weight Loss Snacks
There are two things that get our metabolic rate moving in higher gear.… » Read more