Is there no end to the benefits of high-intensity interval training, or HIIT? Now a new study shows another possible benefit of doing a vigorous workout. It helps keep your liver healthy! Find out more.
Carving a pumpkin is a Halloween tradition for many. However, pumpkin is also versatile and a good source of nutrition. Read on and discover how to add pumpkin to your diet and why you should. You’ll also appreciate the many health benefits pumpkin offers.
Is your job a liability to your waistline? If you have an office job, it is. Read on and discover 5 ways an office job makes it harder to control your weight and how to work around them.
Calories – are they all created equal? Some nutrition experts recommend calorie counting as a way to lose weight. You shouldn’t completely ignore calories, but the quality of the calorie you consume counts too. Find out what a new study shows about this issue and why protein-rich snacks are your best bet.
Healthy eating is something to aspire too, but it IS possible to take it too far. For some people, healthy eating becomes an obsession that takes over their life. The term for this is orthorexia. This article discusses the problem of orthorexia and warning signs that you’re taking healthy eating too far.
To keep cravings in check, it’s important to eat foods that are healthy AND filling and avoid ones that raise your blood sugar quickly and drop it just as rapidly. Here are six foods you can count on to help keep cravings in check.
When your weight stops dropping after weeks of consistently losing weight, you might assume you’ve reached the dreaded weight loss plateau – but have you really? Sometimes a weight loss plateau isn’t your body adapting to your diet and exercise plan but due to eating a little more and exercising a little less. Does this apply to you?
Plateaus are a fact of life when you resistance training. It’s not if you’ll reach a plateau but when. That’s when it’s time to take mix things up. One way to do that is by focusing on the mid-range of the exercises you do where the tension on the muscle is highest. Find out more about this technique and how it can help you break through a plateau.
As the temperatures drop, it’s a perfect time to add soup to the menu. Soup is a filling start to a meal and one that reduces the amount of food you consume later in the meal. Read on and discover five steps for preparing a healthy, and filling, pot of soup.
Many people struggle to lose weight, but sometimes they’re doing things wrong without even realizing it. A dietician who watches people struggle to lose weight reveals seven things people commonly do to sabotage their success losing weight. Find out what they are.