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Raw whey protein and how to use it

Raw supplement protein powder does not have harmful effects on the body, becoming one of the most popular products in the health market. Raw whey protein is safer to drink regularly and best for people of all ages and populations. Each person male or female can benefit from the essential nutrient that comes from raw whey protein. It does not contain harmful substances or preservatives that can cause unwanted health risks. Quality raw whey protein product features amino acid complex and nitrogen ... Read more

Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is a term used to described a stress-induced response when one eat food to manage emotions. When eating high glycemic carbohydrates like candy, bread, sweets treats and chips feel good neurotransmitters like serotonin are released. Serotonin is usually depleted when under pressure or severe stress. These high energy foods might improve your mood for a short period of time but will lead in the long haul to weight gain, obesity and risk for diabetes. To achieve successful weight management it is ... Read more

Training intensity for weight loss

Will I burn a greater percentage of fat if I exercise longer at a lower exercise intensity? This is the question a lot of clients are asking their personal trainers every day. People all over the world have been walking and walking for hours at low exercise intensities, because they believed that that is the way to train if you want to lose weight. So you’ve heard about the “fat burning zone”. In other words, if you want to lose weight, you need to exercise ... Read more

Diabetes and food choices

Diabetes is a disease that can be inheritable, but can also develop because of insulin resistance (common in obesity and pregnancy) or illness, like pancreatic cancer. Insulin is needed to take glucose into the cells where it is used as energy. Regardless of how diabetes is caused, the principal problem in diabetes stays the same, i.e. glucose does not get into the cells, because insulin is absent or the body is resistant to the insulin. People with diabetes should keep their blood glucose levels around ... Read more

FAD Dieting

Nowadays there are all kinds of fad diets and quick exercise routines. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the moment something seems too good to be true it usually is. The moment someone promises you that you can get washboard abs in only 60 seconds a days, or you can eat however much you want of something and you will lose weight, there is always a catch. Many of these promises hide the fine print very well, you can ... Read more

Raw Bar for fuel

Snack bars can be handy when you are on the go and require a quick pick me up.This might be an issue for the health conscious as some energy bars are nothing more than candy in disguise.  Bars that contain corn syrup, sugars and trans fat (heated oils) can be detrimental to your weight loss plan and won’t make a positive contribution to your daily nutrition. Healthy snacks are vital to balance blood sugar and rev up your metabolism. If you are the type of person that sabotage ... Read more

Dates… Good or Bad

I've grown-up with dates always in the house.My grandmother used them in cake, that is if I left her any to use... :) Here's some interesting facts about Dates as a snack! Source www.howstuffworks.com |  Dates are among the most ancient of fruits, growing along the Nile as early as the 5th century B.C. Perhaps the Egyptians knew dates' sweetness hit a bounty of nutrients. Dates are nuggets of nutrition that satisfy a sweet tooth, making them ideal snacks to stave off hunger. ... Read more

High Protein Vegetable Pie

We all love warm food during wintertime, but very often fall for the fatty options out there. There is no need to sacrifice on taste when it comes to healthy foods. Here’s a healthy, warm meal that is fairly easy and quick to make. Vegetarian Friendly! You need: Fresh Parsley Filo Pastry 3 x Big Baby Marrows (Chopped) 1 x Red Onion (Chopped) 12 x Asparagus 12 x Rosa Tomatoes (Chopped in halves) 6 x Patty pans (Chopped) 1 x Clove Garlic (Crushed) 1 x Yellow Pepper (Chopped) 1 x cup Ricotta Cheese (Crumbled) 4 ... Read more