The Truth About Cheese – Don’t Believe the Myths

One of the major differences I’ve seen in the American and European diets are how they view cheese. Probably because Americans have grown up on fake cheese like Velveeta and Cheeze Whiz, and because we relate to cheese to saturated fat, now that we have been given a little knowledge about diet we have come to avoid cheese. But there is no reason to banish cheese from our diet, as long as we are armed with the right information.

Killer Trans Fats – Labelling Laws Are Still Not Mandatory!

From every perspective there is still this failure by governments to bring in and uphold strict labelling regulations on food packaging. Mandatory labelling laws simply don’t exist, although Trans fat policies in Denmark, the Netherlands, Costa Rica, Canada and Brazil have proven highly effective in removing those killer fats from the food supply. This has been a positive step in the right direction for these countries, but nothing has changed for the better in other places. Food manufacturers are still having a free hand and are using their favourite unhealthy Trans fats. It has been universal knowledge and agreement for many years that Trans fats are damaging to our health.

A Few Reasons Why Atheletes Should Look Into Herbs As Supplement Alternatives

If you’ve recently visited any major retail supplement store, you’ll notice that there are advent of about a million different products. Each section has its own array of products promising numerous benefits. Now the problem lies in that many of these products aren’t safe.

This Will Change the Way You Think About Calories!

You will definitely think of food a little bit differently after reading this! This is a cool new way to think about the amount of calories that you are eating.

Raw Food Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Fudge (and Yes, It Still Tastes AMAZING!)

A few weeks ago I bought a raw food bar from my local organic shop, and it was Yum (with a capital Y). Being a chronic ingredient checker I of course perused the ingredients, and thought ‘hey – I could make something like this (and not pay $4.50 per incy wincy bar, too!)’

The Plain Truth About Weight Loss and Plateaus

No more listening to so called fitness “Gurus” who trying to sell you products that just don’t work. Here is the REAL truth on weight loss and how to succeed at it.

Effective Self-Talk: The Path To Fitness Success

The most important thing about self-talk is that you create it. Self-talk, your silent inner voice, leads you to your physical choices. If your self-talk isn’t helping you, then change it. The power is with you.

Gluten: To Eat or Not to Eat?

This recent focus in the news has left many wondering if gluten should be reduced in the diet, kept in the diet or completely eliminated all together. But that can be difficult, gluten is everywhere from bread to pastries to pasta to pizza crust to beer and certain spirits, to processed foods like breaded meats or fish, energy bars and salad dressings. Gluten can be difficult to avoid! But it isn’t impossible, yet the question remains, should gluten be avoided?

Lemon – The Wonder Fruit

The lemon fruit is packed with a lot of vitamins and mineral making it a fruit of great medicinal importance. Lemon is acidic in taste but alkaline forming in the body. This makes it great for balancing the high acidic environment of the body.

No More Excuses: Eat Your Greens!

Romaine, collards, and parsley- Oh my! Those dark leafy greens are the foods most commonly missing from our diets. Learning to incorporate them into our daily menu is absolutely essential to keeping our bodies healthy and our immune systems strong.

Dieting Terminology You Should Know

In the health and wellness industry it seems like the science behind the product is no where near as important as the sales pitch that they use in order to get you to purchase the product, and this happens for just about everything out there from different types of foods to workouts, and even to different diet plans. With all of that different terminology out there which of it should you be familiar with? The first term that you will see on a lot of products is all natural.

How To Improve Your Health Through Better Nutrition

All of us are concerned with our health and wellness. Usually, we consider it as an asset more than any material things that we have. In order for us to achieve good health, we do exercises and eat the right kinds of foods.

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