So if you haven’t heard, the verdict is in…US News & World Report has evaluated and ranked 35 diets with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes and heart disease. The Top 5 […]
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What is the Skinny Gut Diet? The Skinny Gut Diet is one of the latest diets on many people’s lips but what exactly does it entail? The Skinny Gut Diet is based on the idea that the key to weight loss is founded in one’s digestive tract or as they have called it ‘the […]
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I once heard the saying “Willpower is like a muscle, it needs to be challenged to build itself,” this shows that things worth having do not come easy and staying focused is really important in achieving ones goals. When it comes to weight-loss, having the self-determination and drive can be the most challenging of it
Juggling a career, exercise regime, social life and whatever else life deals you can understandably leave you drained and more inclined to grab a pizza and beer rather than prepare a gourmet meal at the end of the day. What I’m here to do is to offer you some quick and easy, balanced meal options […]
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The Mediterranean diet which consists of whole grain carbohydrates, fruit, vegetables, nuts, omega-3 fatty acids and olive oil has been scientifically shown to decrease the symptoms and protect against metabolic syndrome (explained in the previous article). The following foods are important in the Mediterranean diet: Omega 3 fatty acids or fatty fish consumption Omega 3 […]
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When it comes to food, my general philosophy is everything in moderation. There are, however, some exceptions to this rule – there are foods that we should eat a lot of, for example fresh fruit and vegetables, and there are foods that we would be better off never buying again. What are the top 5
With prices sky-rocketing and everyday life becoming more and more expensive, it seems like our once-fat wallets are now on a strict diet. Everyday choices become more challenging as we decide where to spend our money. Here are some useful tips and tricks to keep your health on track while considering the cost burden, should
Why do we crave food? Food cravings can be described as ‘an intense desire to eat a specific food’. The frequency, strength and types of food cravings have been found to differ between men and women, different phases of the menstrual cycle and in some cases with body mass index (BMI). The underlying causes of […]
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A physical reaction to certain food is very common. You may feel bloated sometimes when you drink milk and this feeling is often thought to be a food allergy rather than a food intolerance. The symptoms can be similar but it is important to be able to differentiate between the two and not be confused.
The extremes we as individuals go to lose weight is exuberating, from ear stapling (yes that is a thing – please don’t try it) to smoothies to juicing and souping. We also get low carb high protein, high protein low fat, the baby diet, flexitarian, Banting, the list does not stop, but what is this