Low Carb Food

24 MARCH 2017

Does Junk Food Slow Down Your Metabolism?

What Is Junk Food? Junk food refers to highly processed foods that are generally high in calories, refined carbs and unhealthy fats. They’re also low in filling nutrients like protein and fiber. Some examples include french fries, potato chips, sugary drinks and most pizzas. Junk food is widely available, cheap and convenient. Also, it’s often […]

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17 MARCH 2017

How This Ancient Drink Will Help You Give Up Sugar

The first step in transitioning away from sugary (and artificially sugary) drinks is to become cognizant of ingredients. Do you wake up in the morning and dump packets of sugar or sugar-free sweeteners into your coffee, sip on a soda for a little midday pick-me-up, or end the evening with a hot chocolate or a […]

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15 MARCH 2017

Have a berry to boost mood and improve memory

Two new studies have shown that blueberries bring brain benefits for both young and old In the first researchers from the University of Reading, UK, looked at the effect of the daily consumption of a blueberry beverage (over a period of approximately one week) in 50 children and 21 young people. Results showed that the flavonoid-rich […]

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8 MARCH 2017

How to Reduce Your Carbohydrate Intake

People may choose to reduce carbohydrate intake for a number of reasons. Those who suffer from type 2 diabetes must often find the ideal balance between the need for taking in enough carbohydrates to produce energy while also limiting carb intake to minimize unhealthy spikes in blood sugar levels. Still others seek to control carbohydrate intake as a way of following a balanced diet that includes healthier foods.

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8 MARCH 2017

Diet Alternative: Honey and Coconut

Coconut and honey have beneficial properties proven useful, or at least harmless, for an alternative diet, and both are characterized as having a pleasant textures and taste.

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6 MARCH 2017

Foods With Hidden Sweet Spots

When it comes to sugar, cupcakes and cookies are obvious diet derailers. The real saboteurs of healthy eating however are sneaky sources of the sweet stuff, which in a day of meals and snacks can add up to serious trouble — especially if you’re among the 25.8 million Americans who suffer from diabetes.

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3 MARCH 2017

Why You Should Stop Drinking Soda for Good and How

The more soda you consume (regular or diet), the more hazardous your habit can become.

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24 FEBRUARY 2017

Are You a Mindful Eater?

The biggest side effect of mindless eating is becoming overweight or obese. Most of us only focus on what we need to eat, but we also must consider how we eat. Research suggests that a slower, more thoughtful way of eating could assist us with our weight concerns and possibly even direct us down a better path of making healthier food choices.

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20 FEBRUARY 2017

Mediterranean Diet: The what, the why, and the how

What better way to feel like you’re vacationing in a charming village on the coast of Italy than by indulging in some wonderful, Mediterranean-inspired food?

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13 FEBRUARY 2017

People Overeat ‘Healthy’ Food Options, Study Finds

A new study released found that eating “healthy” meals can actually become healthy as people generally tend to eat larger portions of the healthier meal.

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