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Confessions of a Former Gym Manager: Diet’s Single Thread
Admittedly, there will be little science in this blog. There is no study that captures this grand unification theory. This is the observations of over twenty years of nutrition, from a guy who’s enjoyed many roles in the fitness industry. I’ve experimented with all the diets, the high-fiber-low-fat craze,... Read more
This Smart Lunch Box Will Make Your Goals Much Easier
One of the biggest stepping stones that people need to overcome to be healthier is lunchtime at work. Not only is eating out every day for lunch extremely pricey over time, most of the options you are presented with aren’t very healthy at all. Of course, you can always... Read more
The Ultimate Tahini Recipes You Need To Try
Fed up of using tahini for a pot of makeshift hummus? There’s a whole world of recipes out there waiting to be tried. A paste of ground up sesame seeds, tahini lends itself to a huge amount of different dishes, pulling together a ton of different ingredients. Want to... Read more
3 Things to Know If You Want to Keep the Weight Off
Everyone wants to lose the weight, but the real goal should be to not only lose it, but also keep it off. But this can be easier said than done. Keeping weight off after initially losing it can be tough, but if you know these three things, it will... Read more
Taco Talk: 6 Healthy Alternatives You’re Going To Love
There’s no denying the fact that tacos are seriously tasty but healthy, too? Not so much. Loaded with meat and veggies, topped with cheese and stuffed into a crunchy taco shell, the recipe is seriously high on flavor and fat but if you’re trying to fit it into your... Read more
4 Whole 30 Recipes For A Healthier Meal Time
Whole 30 diets have been hitting the headlines recently, but what are they all about? Designed as a way to get your body into gear over the course of one month, the Whole 30 diet completely detoxes your body from prepackaged, processed and refined foods. As well as that,... Read more
How To Overcome Restrictive Eating And Fad Diets
When you’re on a diet, it’s easy to categorize what you’re eating. Restricting your diet can be a great way of shedding the pounds but when you become too obsessed with the task, you risk putting your health in danger. Restrictive eating can take its toll on your psychological... Read more
No More Deficiency: 5 Sunless Sources of Vitamin D
Not everybody is solar powered. In fact, some of us can’t even spend casual time in the sun. Couple that with the perception that sun exposure is the worst things since Nixon, you get a generation of vitamin deficient people. What’s the value of vitamin D? Amongst other features,... Read more
3 Things You Should Know About Amino Acids
Amino acids. You might know that you need them in your body, but are you really sure of what they can do? While getting a balanced fill of vitamins and nutrients is essential for your general wellbeing, amino acids can help a certain number of processes function at their... Read more
3 “Healthy” Beverages that Are Not as Healthy as You Think
The way things are marketed and sold can sometime be very misleading. These three beverages are often sold as a healthy option for a drink, but in reality they are not. Here I will mention why these beverages perceived as healthy, are really quite the opposite. 1. Diet Soda... Read more
The Best Recipes For Burning Off The Fat
Slimming down your waistline can do you a world of good, particularly if you’re dealing with excess fat. When you’re trying to get on the healthy straight and narrow, making the right kinds of food choices can be one of the most important steps and when it comes to... Read more
3 Things To Know Before You Go Vegan
According to the thousands of people who already follow the lifestyle, going vegan is one of the best things that you can do for your health and happiness. If you’re thinking of switching to the plant based diet, there are a huge amount of benefits that you can enjoy... Read more
4 Great Subreddits to Master Your Body
Reddit has burst onto the scene over the past couple of years and is one of the most popular websites out there. The site is a collection of “subreddits” in which users talk about and discuss a wide variety of things from movies to music to news and much... Read more
Emotional Eating: Remove it From Your Home
Recently, an article appeared in Very Well, which outlined many of the reasons we eat emotionally. In case you don’t feel like reading it, the article mentioned cortisol cravings, social eating, nervous energy, childhood habits, and stuffing our emotions. It’s an interesting list of challenges many of us can relate to,... Read more
Ice Cold: How To Hack Your Freezer Tray
Cooling down this summer might be one of your top priorities and when it comes to staying chilled, it’s all about your freezer. Making use of cold and frozen foods is a great way to keep your body well protected against the rising temperatures and try a whole range... Read more
Staying Cool: The Healthy Benefits Of Cucumber
Surviving a summer in the sun is all about keeping your cool. If you’re not lucky enough to live within walking distance of a patch of water, however, doing so can be more than a little tricky. It’s time to turn to food. Cucumbers can work serious wonders when... Read more
Cauliflower Cravings: 6 Tasty Recipes You Need To Know
When it comes to the list of “it” vegetables, cauliflower might not even make the cut. There’s good reason why things are about to turn around, however. Cheap to source, packed full of antioxidants and generally incredible for your health, cauliflower is one of the best foods that you... Read more
These Tasty Snacks Will Help You Burn More Calories
When it comes to losing weight, you really are what you eat. The types of foods that you put in your body can have a significant effect on your waistline and even if you tell yourself that you’re going to burn them off later, junk food snacks can hang... Read more
Black Tea: Drink Your Way To Better Health
Starting your day with a cup of black tea might not be as bad for your health as you thought. While herbal varieties of the stuff have been heralded above all else, black tea is fast presenting itself as a healthy option for the morning, helping your body to... Read more
Here’s Why Your Fat-free High-Fiber Diet Isn’t Harmless
Albeit the people chasing this 90’s era diet are dwindling in numbers, there are enough that manufacturers still brand food as “nonfat” and “high fiber.” For many, these labels mean, “guilt-free.” The belief is that if I eliminate fat from my diet, I’ll cut out the biggest chunk of calories... Read more