Category: Fitness

Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocado is the main ingredient found in guacamole, a topper for salads, on a sandwich or wrap, and even in smoothies. The Hass is the most common variety in the U.S. Each serving is packed with 20 vitamins and minerals,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Top Foods to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

Top Foods to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup is a man-made product that is produced by using enzymes to extract sugar from stocks of corn. This sweetener should be avoided as it has been linked to a variety of maladies including obesity, cardiovascular disease,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition
Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Aspartame (the full name is aspartylphenylalanine) is a synthetic sweeter that is marketed as a low calorie product and is often used ostensibly in conjunction with diabetes management and weight loss. The controversial sugar substitute is sold as NutriSweet, Equal… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Wine vs Beer: Alcohol and your diet plan

Wine vs Beer: Alcohol and your diet plan

Did you know that the FDA doesn’t require nutrition facts for alcoholic beverages?? Does this mean that innocence is bliss when it comes to alcohol and your diet plan?? What you don’t know doesn’t count or doesn’t hurt you?? Well,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Heat or Ice? Which remedy to use

Heat or Ice? Which remedy to use

Heat and ice are natural at home remedies for many aches and pains. However, depending on your particular problem, there is a preferential treatment for alleviation. In general, heat increases blood flow which helps tight muscles to relax and helps… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Meditate Before You Sleep: Here’s What You Need To Know

Meditate Before You Sleep: Here’s What You Need To Know

Meditation is known for a long time as an effective method of relieving stress and calming your mental state. Its effects vary from mental, emotional, and physical attributions. From reducing stress levels to improving focus, meditation is a popular health… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Strength Training
Hunger Hormones: Knowing when to eat and when to stop

Hunger Hormones: Knowing when to eat and when to stop

Having a heathy appetite, one that says “I’m hungry”, then “I’m full”, is part of a cat and mouse game we play daily. The majority of us have no problem wanting to eat, but stopping is whole other event. The… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Genetics & Weight Problems: Genetic’s role in that number on the scale

Genetics & Weight Problems: Genetic’s role in that number on the scale

There are a number of factors that influence obesity. These include behavioral choices, environmental circumstances, and genetics. Genes don’t always predict someone’s weight future, but science has shown that genetics play a role in obesity. Genes increase a person’s susceptibility… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Cartilage: Cushion our joints need

Cartilage: Cushion our joints need

Cartilage holds our bones together and supports our tissues. It is tough, but at the same time flexible, which makes damaging this tissue pretty easy. This tissue has a rubbery texture as it serves to cushion the area between the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite is the subcutaneous (under the skin) fat that can be seen on the lower portion of the body. This dimply skin is typically seen around the buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. It is a type of connective tissue that likes… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss