Tailgate for Well-Being
We’re well into the football season and whether your team runs plays with pint-size players, the Friday night lights group or the NFL, dishing up good things to eat is a big part of the game. Game day snacks are often not the best choice for the well-being lifestyle. Now I am not trying to pre-empt your football party, my goal is to share options that are just as tempting, but will score big if you’re playing for better health. With pre-planning and a little creativity, you can turn your tailgate into a spread of good-for-you choices.Vegans – Good News!
A recent study shows that vegetarians rank higher than non-vegetarians in overall health, including the formation of cancers. Recently, further studies show that vegans are the least likely to get all types of cancer.The TOP 5 Healthy Fat Foods (Eat These Daily)
Did you know that fat is an essential nutrient that your body needs on a daily basis? In fact, without enough (good) fat in your diet, your risk for developing major illness such as heart disease, blood vessel disease and atherosclerosis significantly increases. However…7 Mistakes Healthy People Make
Each day you make a conscious effort to pick, prepare and eat the right foods that will lead to optimal health. But you may be making some mistakes when it comes to your longterm health. Read on to learn some common mistakes that even healthy people can make when it comes to their own health.Why Biltong and Nuts Is Great for a Banting Diet
Biltong is high in energy, protein and fat, but low in carbs and contains no sugar. This is one of several reasons why biltong and nuts is great for any diet plan. Read further for more great reasons.The Basics of Bodybuilding Nutrition
What are muscles made of? The majority of our muscles are made up of water, protein and, in some small part, glycogen (sugar). A large portion of the water is bound by glycogen. Without a proper intake of proteins, there is no such thing as muscles. Without proper intake of carbohydrates, there is no such thing as hydration and energy that would normally come from glycogen.We are going to take this issue deeper once we get to it, but suffice it to say that if we do not take in enough sustenance, there is no way our body can develop. This article will give you a glimpse into the world of bodybuilding nutrition. Either you are someone looking for a more healthier way to eat,or you think you have just had enough of junk food in your life, I am sure you will find this introductory article rather useful and enlightening.Always in a Good Mood, Sexy N’ Productive, JUST BY EATING THE RIGHT FOOD?!
Returning to the basics of nutrition, keeping it simple and not overcomplicating things is the key to any success. A lot of people start diets and crazy eating habits without even considering to educate themselves with the basics. If one doesn’t know the basics how can one expect the desired results from a diet or any results for that matter as YOU can’t by yourself evaluate the scheme and food that are in use here and have a general opinion about the methods you are about to try. See if you put the effort to learn the simple stuff you will not even need to follow a diet, every person is different and what might work for me might not work for you… So what is the conclusion, learn to learn and approach eating on your own terms, don’t be a parrot start from somewhere but make your own plan to follow!A Theory About the Frequency of Protein Consumption
The well-established protocol – The majority of like-minded bodybuilders like you and me usually follow the 2-3 hour rule when it comes to the 4-5 meals we must consume every day. Whether we are on a fat loss or bulking diet, we must always consume complex meals every time (Protein, Carbs and Fats). A larger portion of proteins for each meal is always necessary, no matter what our aspirations are. When it comes to carbs and fats, we may have to change things up a little according to our short-term goals. We do this 4-5 times a day with a few protein shakes here and there; and that is usually it. With this practice only, we have put ourselves on the road to more muscle mass or less body fat, depending on our overall goals.Smoothies: Are You Friend or Foe?
I feel like I’ve been recommending smoothies a lot recently, and the interesting thing is that I tend to get one of two responses when the word “smoothie” is brought up in discussion. I either get enthusiastic approval or a general look of disgust. There is no in-between.Calorie Counting While Disregarding Ingredients
Not all calories are created equal. If you count calories, you may overlook food quality and ingredients as a result. Learn what is in the foods that you eat.Labeling Loopholes: Do You Know They Help Sneak Sugar Into Your Food?
Product developers are paid to know how consumers shop, how we view food, what we know, and what we ignore. This article looks at a few of the tricks used on labels to confuse the consumer.Metabolic Syndrome to Physical Wellness – Strive for Progress Not Perfection!
Probably more than any other area of wellness, the demand for finding physical wellness has experienced a total makeover. Fad diets have always been around, but today people want more than a diet that doesn’t last. They want a permanent solution for physical wellness. Why this change? Pre-diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome now affect three times as many people today as compared to 20 years ago. 79 million people are pre-diabetic, and it’s a critical and immediate concern. They want to live healthy vibrant and longer lives. They have to make changes to their lifestyle when it comes to physical wellness, and we need to lead by example.