Ready for fall? Make this autumn the healthiest ever by adding more fall fruits and vegetables to the dinner table. Here are five options that are versatile and loaded with nutrition. Enjoy the many health benefits fruits and veggies offer.
A healthy diet includes a diversity of protein sources, including plant proteins. Another source of non-meat protein is dairy foods. One, in particular, ranks high on the protein scale, offering all the amino acids your muscles need to grow – but it’s one you don’t hear a lot about these days. Find out what Muscle-Building Protein it is and how it can help you build a better physique.
Burpees – do you love them or hate them? The reality – they’re not most people’s favorite exercise – but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do them. Read on and discover why burpees, also known as squat thrusts, should be part of your routine and how to increase or decrease the challenge when you do them.
How balanced is your workout? Most exercises work your body through a single plane of motion – the sagittal plane, with less emphasis on the coronal and transverse planes of motion. The result is a body that’s not functionally balanced. Read on and discover exercises that work each plane of motion and why you should work each body part through all three planes for a more balanced and athletic physique.
Potatoes have a bad reputation as being a high-carb food that contributes to weight gain. But are potatoes really all that bad for your waistline? Read on and discover what’s good and what’s bad about munching on potatoes and whether they can be part of a weight control diet.
Curious as to what’s new and trendy in the world of healthy eating? Every year market researchers and nutritionists look at what’s new in the food and beverage industry. One place they get information is by attending IFT 2015, a trade show for the food industry. It’s always fun to see what you might see […]
The world of food continues to get more confusing. For example, do you know the difference between functional foods and fortified foods? If not, read on and discover what each is, how they differ from each other, and their potential impact on your health.
You probably eat Eggland’s Best eggs for the protein they contain and because they fill you up, but now you have a new reason to add EB eggs to the table. They may help you absorb nutrients from the veggies you eat. Find out more.
Lunges and squats – two of the best exercises for the lower body. Is your workout too squat heavy? Time to add some lunges. Read on and discover how to get more benefits from lunges and find out more about lunge variations.
If you remember anything from cell biology, you might know that mitochondria are energy-producing structures inside cells, but there’s evidence that they also play a role in aging and the risk of developing age-related diseases such as type 2-diabetes. Here’s the good news. Exercise helps keep mitochondria healthy and more resistant to damage. Find out more.