Steaks, Bacon, and Burgers
Pros and cons of a high-protein diet. You’ve no doubt heard of diets like the Zone and Atkins. Along with others, these diets promote weight loss through eating high amounts of protein and limiting carbs. Enjoy as much meat, cheese, and eggs as you like while watching the scale go down. That’s what they promise. […]
Sore No More!
Six ways to relieve post-workout muscle soreness. You finally made the decision to get in shape. You met with your trainer and had your first workout session. All good things, right? Almost. Because now it hurts to move. Muscles you didn’t even know existed are sore, and it’s hard to even get out of bed. […]
Eat Clean, Get Lean!
What you need to know about the clean eating trend. Back in the early 1900s, as more people began to live in cities, the food industry invented preservatives to keep food safe and tasty from farm to plate. This led to increased production and profits for food manufacturers. It was during the mid 1900s when […]
Hungry All the Time?
Here’s why You just ate lunch an hour ago so why do you already feel hungry? Now all afternoon you’ll be craving a snack, or two, or three, until supper time finally rolls around. You’re trying to cut calories to lose weight, but these frequent hunger pangs make it difficult. Read on to learn eight […]
Best carbs for your diet There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to carbohydrates. Popular diet plans such as the Atkins and South Beach strictly limit consumption of carbs in an effort to lose weight. Unfortunately, this has sent the incorrect message that all carbs are bad carbs. The truth is, your body needs […]
How Low Can You Go?
Eating the right foods can make a big difference in lowering your cholesterol levels. The higher your cholesterol, the greater your risk for heart and blood vessel disease. Gradual buildup of plaque in your arteries hardens them and reduces blood flow to your brain or heart, making you more likely to suffer a stroke or […]