What Indoor Rowing Taught Me About Food
What are the worst mistakes endurance athletes can make regarding nutrition? This article covers one of those mistakes, and I learned a technique for handling it from an indoor rowing coach. The great news is it can apply to eating during the holiday season, as well. Find out how!The Dangerous 10 – Top 10 Worst Food Additives
The use of certain food additives is becoming really widespread and some of them are extremely dangerous for your health, I would say toxic even. Typically these food ingredients are very difficult to identify, both for the variety of names and codes they’re labelled with and the very minuscule fonts used to lists them on the ingredients list. This article is about the most common and dangerous ones.Child Development Stages – Definition and Importance
Child development stages are the theoretical milestones of child development. Early childhood is a time of tremendous growth across all areas of development.How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle While Having Fun
Individuals are constantly asking me how I keep my figure. Dieting is not my thing, I just like to live a healthy lifestyle eating & doing things that I enjoy. Because I get asked so many questions about my secrets I decided to put together an article today on some of the ways I live a healthy lifestyle by doing the things that I love.Enjoying Food Lets You Avoid the Consequences?
Some people believe it’s okay to eat any food, as long as we enjoy it or have it in moderation. Will that work for everyone? Unfortunately not, and this article explores the common “wisdom.”Is Nutrition Really 70% of Your Fitness Success?
General sayings and quotes are pervasive within the fitness community. Some do a great job of giving the public some guidance, while some in my humble opinion lead to more confusion. I address one of these sayings in this article which has to do with nutrition being the key to fitness success for everyone.Nuts Are Protein? The Myth That Won’t Die
For some reason, people continue to think of nuts as protein foods. But they’re not, and the nut numbers show this. Isn’t it time to face fats?Healthy Eating – What You Should Know About Biological Value
As you go about planning your menu, one thing you will want to take into account is something called biological value (BV). Most people are quite good at staying on top of research so they can figure out which foods hold the most nutrients and which ones will help optimize health the best. Where many go wrong, however, is forgetting the fact because a food is nutritious, it does not necessarily mean it will be fully utilized by the body. That is where the biological value (BV) comes into play. Biological value refers to protein-rich foods and discusses how well these foods will be utilized after they are consumed.Reducing Inflammation – The Less Inflammation You Have Is Better for Your Health
Inflammation is a process within our own bodies which it utilizes to protect us from disease and injury. Like all these things in life, a lot of even a fantastic thing can be bad for all of us.Reading Food Labels – Ignoring Them Is Bad for Your Health
If you are like most people if you do examine food labels the very first thing that you likely listen to is how many calories listed. But calories are really all about circumstance and do not tell the entire story.Ease the Holiday Stress of Family Meals
Family visits during the holidays can bring out eating patterns and behaviors that may have a sabotaging effect. This article covers a few of those family patterns, along with strategies to help with short and more extended visits.Healthy Eating – Three Reasons To Rethink Including Milk in Your Diet
Are you a fan of cow’s milk? If so, it may be time to rethink the inclusion of cow’s milk in your diet. While milk is an excellent source of calcium, many drawbacks you need to be aware of can come from cow’s milk. Milk contains several different carbohydrates including lactose, glucose, galactose, and other oligosaccharides containing a small number of simple sugars. Lactose gives milk a sweet taste and gives rise to approximately 40% of the total calorie count. Let us take a closer look at what some of the drawbacks are and how they may be negatively impacting you.