Nutrition

Is Fasting Good For Your Health?

Get The Facts On Fasting When people hear the word “Fasting”, images of calorie-deprived supermodels or emaciated spiritual leaders come to mind. But while fasting does involve a drastic reduction in calories, there is genius in this seeming act of madness. First...

7 Benefits Of A Gluten Free Diet

Thinking About Going Gluten Free? One of the ongoing trends in the health and wellness industry is adopting a Gluten-Free diet. Go to just about any supermarket, grocery or health food store and you will see aisles for cookies, chips or bread products stocked with...

Do I Need Supplements In My 20’s?

To Take Or Not To Take? At age 20, men and women need more energy to support their growth and development. This is because their metabolism operates like a blast furnace; burning as much calories to sustain bodily function. If you are physically active, regularly...

6 Reasons To Eat More Broccoli

The Power Of Broccoli For Health And Healing For most people, the Broccoli was the stuff of nightmares growing up. You may have dreaded the thought of seeing Broccoli served on the dinner table and Mum telling you to “finish the plate” before going up to your room....

Plants For Muscle Building

Can You Build Muscle On A Plant-Based Diet? Vegetarians have long been subject to criticism from proponents of animal-based protein that you cannot build muscle on a plant-based diet. About the only thing memorable from the box office bomb “Escape Plan” was...

10 Best High Fibre Foods

Eat These High Fibre Foods For Improved Health Fibre is one of the most important substances that we have to include in our diet. While regular exercise and the right nutrition plan can keep us healthy and fit, Fibre helps to rid our bodies of toxins. But how much do...

5 Benefits of Turmeric

Why You Should Add Turmeric To Your Diet Turmeric has been classified by many as one of nature’s “Super Foods” because of its reported health benefits. If you are not aware of what turmeric is, chances are if you love Indian cuisine you have already eaten it....

5 Supplements For Muscle Soreness

Reduce Muscle Soreness With These Nutrients No Pain No Gain. You must have heard this popular workout mantra from your Grandfather. For years, people have associated post-exercise soreness with having a productive workout. Muscles go through a cycle of breaking down...

3 Reasons To Eat Fat

The Importance Of Fats In Your Diet At the height of the Food Pyramid’s popularity, people believed that if you eat fat you will get fat. In the Food Pyramid, carbohydrate sources formed the base of the pyramid. Advocates claimed a balanced, healthy and nutritious...

New Research Reveals More Benefits Of Vitamin C

Is Vitamin C The Most Important Supplement? Vitamin C is one of the most popularly used and recommended supplements. This is because its health benefits have been widely researched and documented by scientific evidence. Among the known health benefits of Vitamin C...

Organic Vs Pesticide Foods: Risks And Reward

What Price Do You Put On Your Health? Pesticides are used by farmers on produce to eliminate the population of insects, pests and vermin that feed on their crops and to reduce the risks of contamination from bacteria and fungus. Despite assurances from governing...

Preventative Maintenance Through Good Nutrition

Eating Well To Prevent Future Health Problems The human body is an amazing organism. It has the ability to protect itself from infections and viruses beginning from the natural defense mechanisms of the skin, mucous secretions and of course, the immune system. If...

4 Easy Healthy Food Recipes

Healthy And Tasty Can Be Easy To Prepare Too! If you mention “healthy food”, the words “bland” and “tasteless” come to mind. The truth is healthy food does not have to be bland or tasteless. With a little bit of creativity, you can make great tasting meals that...

How To Eat For Fitness

Fitness Food Tips For A Healthy Diet When we talk about fitness, the common perception is someone with remarkable endurance such as a marathon runner or a triathlon competitor. While these are certainly worthy examples of fitness, how would either fare in a full...

Food For Your Mood

5 Healthy Foods For A Happier You Pizza, donuts and fried chicken are among the unhealthiest food you can eat. Yet many people, even the regular fitness enthusiasts succumb to the lure of these calorie-laden, waist widening diet busters. The reason? The blues. When...

How To Prevent Cramps During Obstacle Races

Stay In The Race With These Top Tips The Obstacle Race is one of the toughest challenges you can put your body through. You might run, hike, jump, crawl, lift, pull and whatever else the organisers decide to make the course more difficult. One of the biggest problems...

4 Of The Best Vitamins And Minerals For Heart Health

Is Your Heart Getting These Valuable Nutrients? Following a regular exercise routine and sticking to a healthy eating plan are great for staying fit. But you should also consider taking vitamins and minerals to improve your health and protect your valuable organs...

5 Exotic Fruits For Adventurous Eaters

Put Your Taste Buds To The Test They say that if you want to learn all about a country, eat your way through its culture. There are many exotic fruits that are revered in their regions but reviled in others. But these exotic fruits are packed with vitamins and...

The Low Carb Diet Done The Right Way

How Does The Low Carb Diet Work? The low carb diet has survived the test of time. Its origins can be traced as far back as 140 years ago with the research of Dr. William Banting, an EENT specialist. Dr. Banting prescribed a low carb diet to a patient who was so...

How To Eat Carbs Without Getting Fat

What Carbs To Eat And When Ever since the Food Pyramid was identified by doctors and nutritionists as the leading contributing factor in the rising rates of obesity, the carbohydrate has assumed the role of macronutrient villain. The main function of the carbohydrate...
5 Exotic Fruits For Adventurous Eaters

5 Exotic Fruits For Adventurous Eaters

Put Your Taste Buds To The Test They say that if you want to learn all about a country, eat your way through its culture. There are many exotic fruits that are revered in their regions but reviled in others. But these exotic fruits are packed with vitamins and...

Top 5 Healthy Snacks To Keep You In Shape

Top 5 Healthy Snacks To Keep You In Shape

Cheat Snacks That Are Still Healthy People who can’t maintain a healthy eating lifestyle complain it’s hard to find food that tastes good and keeps them fit and well. They can’t be farther from the truth! There are many healthy foods from organic, natural and...

Food For Your Mood

Food For Your Mood

5 Healthy Foods For A Happier You Pizza, donuts and fried chicken are among the unhealthiest food you can eat. Yet many people, even the regular fitness enthusiasts succumb to the lure of these calorie-laden, waist widening diet busters. The reason? The blues. When...

How To Prevent Cramps During Obstacle Races

How To Prevent Cramps During Obstacle Races

Stay In The Race With These Top Tips The Obstacle Race is one of the toughest challenges you can put your body through. You might run, hike, jump, crawl, lift, pull and whatever else the organisers decide to make the course more difficult. One of the biggest problems...

5 Benefits of Turmeric

5 Benefits of Turmeric

Why You Should Add Turmeric To Your Diet Turmeric has been classified by many as one of nature’s “Super Foods” because of its reported health benefits. If you are not aware of what turmeric is, chances are if you love Indian cuisine you have already eaten it. Turmeric...

6 Reasons To Eat More Broccoli

6 Reasons To Eat More Broccoli

The Power Of Broccoli For Health And Healing For most people, the Broccoli was the stuff of nightmares growing up. You may have dreaded the thought of seeing Broccoli served on the dinner table and Mum telling you to “finish the plate” before going up to your room. It...

Plants For Muscle Building

Plants For Muscle Building

Can You Build Muscle On A Plant-Based Diet? Vegetarians have long been subject to criticism from proponents of animal-based protein that you cannot build muscle on a plant-based diet. About the only thing memorable from the box office bomb “Escape Plan” was Arnold...

5 Supplements For Muscle Soreness

5 Supplements For Muscle Soreness

Reduce Muscle Soreness With These Nutrients No Pain No Gain. You must have heard this popular workout mantra from your Grandfather. For years, people have associated post-exercise soreness with having a productive workout. Muscles go through a cycle of breaking down...

4 Of The Best Vitamins And Minerals For Heart Health

4 Of The Best Vitamins And Minerals For Heart Health

Is Your Heart Getting These Valuable Nutrients? Following a regular exercise routine and sticking to a healthy eating plan are great for staying fit. But you should also consider taking vitamins and minerals to improve your health and protect your valuable organs...