In this era of counting calories with programs like MyFitnessPal, it's tempting to micro-manage your food consumption based on what your calorie calculator suggests. While balancing calorie consumption based on activity can help you maintain a healthy weight, new vital research shows one type of workout may help you ditch your fitness tracking apps for good.
Every cell and drop of our blood contains many thousands of different types of proteins, and each of these proteins is built from the protein we eat. It is found in every imaginable type of food. Animal products (including red meat, pork, chicken, fish and eggs) are usually considered the most protein-rich. But worldwide, it is the protein found in plants that supplies at least 60 percent of the total protein consumed by humans.
Experts often argue that 80 percent of your health and fitness comes from the food you eat. Here are the basics of fueling your body to achieve your fitness goals:
Ever wonder what happens to those extra pounds you’re trimming? The answer might surprise you.
It takes 9 months for you to grow a tiny human being within your abdominal walls, changing every inch of your body in the process. This blog post looks at how to reverse the dramatic physiological and hormonal changes.
There is a huge misconception held among many women that weightlifting will turn women ‘hench’. This is not the case, and it is this myth which often prevents women getting the results they want as they live in fear of the free weights area. So let's look at 8 reason why women SHOULD lift weights.
When it comes to carbohydrates, people often have a complete misperception on what they are, why they are important, and whether or not they should avoid eating them. We take a closer look at the most popular myths about carbohydrates.
There are many ways to lose weight and one of the more popular ways is to use intermittent fasting. But what is it, and is it effective? We take a closer look.
Sodium in food can be disguised even from our taste buds. Given the health risks associated with too much salt, it pays to know where it might be hiding.