Sugar can be a frustrating problem to tackle when you are trying to live healthy. Sugary food intake is directly connected to weight gain, yet it is nearly impossible to totally avoid in daily life. The human body requires an amount of sugar to function.
So, what can you do? The answers lie in this […]
What separates fish oil from all the other supplements out there? It’s jam-packed full of omega-3 fatty acids which our bodies need because it can’t make them itself. This is why you’ll hear them called “essential” fatty acids – the human diet needs it in order to promote healthy brain function as well as the […]
Almonds are fantastic and versatile. They smell good, taste good, and make you feel good. You can incorporate almonds into any meal – breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and especially snacks.
So what’s go good about them? Where do almonds even come from, anyways? Let’s find out what almonds can do for you and your loved […]
Do you ever laugh about your love of Chinese takeaways or soda as an “addiction”?
Sometimes, the fight to constantly eat healwhathy and keep on top of your weight seems impossible. For some, it actually is.
It may feel that despite your motivation to eat healthily you find yourself time and time again drawn to […]
Gluten is a water soluble protein, present mainly in wheat, but also in cereal grains. Gluten is what occurs when two separate proteins – gliadin and glutenin – found in the wheat endosperm, come together and join a bond. It is also what is responsible for giving bread its elastic-like texture, and what helps bread […]
Protein is one of the essential nutrients the human organism needs in order to survive and maintain health. The crucial role of protein is reflected by a popular reference: protein is the main building block of the body.
In fact, the very name of protein resounds with its significance: in the old Greek language, “proteios” (from […]
When it comes to food, most people have at least one guilty pleasure. Some of us enjoy a thick slice of chocolate cake. Others sneak off to eat a handful of chips as a midnight snack. Where’s the harm in that?
Indeed, many people can eat a little junk food occasionally without suffering major consequences, or even seeing […]
Whilst it is generally believed that counting calories and getting regular exercise is paramount to weight loss, modern science suggests that a hormone called leptin could be responsible for the excess body fat that we try so desperately to get rid of.
1. What is Leptin?
Leptin also goes by the name of the “starvation hormone”, literally […]
Apple cider vinegar is a common item in many household pantries. It is an affordable ingredient used in a variety of culinary creations. Studies have shown that apple cider vinegar adds more than just flavor to recipes.
Apple cider vinegar consumed in moderation regularly has many benefits including regulating blood sugar levels, promoting health body […]