You need a certain amount of fat in your diet but it’s important to choose your fats wisely. For years, vegetable oils have been promoted as a healthier alternative. This article discusses vegetable oils, how they’re processed and why they may not be as healthy as believed.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Do you munch on nuts? Nuts are loaded with antioxidants, fiber, healthy fats and protein. Even more compelling is the fact they may lower your risk for overall mortality and your chance of getting some chronic diseases. Find out what nuts deserve their status as a longevity food.
Thinking about cutting back on dietary carbs to get leaner? Doing so could actually work against you, especially if you exercise. Find out why carb restricted diets and workouts, especially resistance-training workouts, don’t mix and why a selective carb diet works better.
How much do you really know about eggs? You certainly know how versatile they are, and that they can be served at just about any meal. You enjoy them as part of your breakfast, for lunch, and even for dinner. It can likely be said that every refrigerator in the country, contains at least one carton of eggs. The reason for this is simply that eggs are extremely affordable. What many of us may not know is that eggs are not just delicious and versatile, but their health benefits are numerous, and Eggland´s Best sets the bar on all counts.
After 20 years, nutrition labels are going to be updated. Are the changes for the better? Find out what the proposed changes are and what you can expect in the future when you read a label on a food or beverage.
Sushi has a reputation as the ultimate in light, health-conscious food. In reality, though, how healthy sushi is depends on the specific sushi recipe – some rolls can contain as much as 1000 calories. If you don’t want your sushi to ruin your diet, you need to keep a few basic rules in mind.
How much of your daily protein comes from plant-based sources? A new study highlights the importance of diversifying the types of protein you get in your diet. Find out more about plant-based sources of protein – why they’re important and how to enjoy them.
Of course you need a certain amount of fat in your diet but the type you get matters too. A new study shows the type of dietary fat you consume may influence your body composition as well as your health. Find out what type of fats you need more of and the kind you should limit.
Most people eat their food in a rush. As a result, they spend limited time chewing. Why is this bad? Research shows a link between how we chew and how much we eat at a meal. Plus, eating fast without thoroughly chewing can lead to other problems as well. Find out why how you chew influences nutrient absorption and food intake and how chewing longer can work in your favor.
Do you “cheat” on your clean eating plan with a cheat meal or a cheat day on a regular basis? Is this a good practice or does it hinder weight loss? This article discusses how refeeding affects an important hormone that controls your appetite and metabolism.