Category: Fitness

Fried food – Adding calories and fat to your dish

Fried food – Adding calories and fat to your dish

Most people are well aware that fried foods are not good for your waistline or health. Yet, turning down French fries is an act of willpower and strength. The bottom line is that fried foods are high in fat, calories,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Orange Juice – pros and cons of the breakfast beverage

Orange Juice – pros and cons of the breakfast beverage

Orange juice is a breakfast favorite and comes in different varieties. This liquid extract can come from blood oranges, Valencia oranges, navel oranges, tangerine, or clementines. Some types include more pulp than others. Drinking orange juice can be just a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Seafood – the ocean’s treat to your health

Seafood – the ocean’s treat to your health

Fish is one of the healthiest foods for you. Number one is the protein, but these sea creatures are also packed with nutrients. Eating fish serves up a high-quality source of protein and believe it or not fatty types of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
MCT Oil – triglycerides’ secret potion

MCT Oil – triglycerides’ secret potion

MCT Oil – triglycerides’ secret potion Recently MCT oil has hit the weight loss and fitness industry by storm. MCT oil is a type of fat that comes from triglycerides. The molecules of MCT are much smaller that other long-chain… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Nutrition, Personal Care
Osteoporosis – bone strength matters

Osteoporosis – bone strength matters

Mom always said to drink our milk so we can have strong bones. Our bones are constantly being broken down and then replaced. Osteoporosis is the condition that prevents this bone regeneration from happening in a timely matter, so new… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Personal Care, Strength Training
Chocolate – consider the type before you take a bite

Chocolate – consider the type before you take a bite

Oh, who doesn’t like chocolate? Any excuse to eat some and then have a little more seems to make reasonable sense. Any occasion will do for chocolate consumption in some form or another. Luckily, there actually have been proven health… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food
Tortilla chips: Portion-temptation challenge

Tortilla chips: Portion-temptation challenge

This snack food made from corn tortillas is a favorite crunch for many to consume, especially during football season. These wedges are pretty basic…. corn, vegetable oil, salt, and water, fried or baked. Yellow corn is the popular staple, but they can… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Olive Oil: 10 considerations

Olive Oil: 10 considerations

Olive oil has been said to be the nectar of gods. It is found in most people’s pantries. It is the main component of the Mediterranean diet. Olive oil  is actually a liquid fat that comes from olives, but this monounsaturated fatty acid is the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Soups – canned convenience

Soups – canned convenience

A warm bowl of soup can be a nice compliment to a meal, a meal itself, and an easy, quick, and convenient option. Warm it up and ready to go. It is also relatively cheap. However, the concept of instant might… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Plantar Fasciitis: Heel to toe pain

Plantar Fasciitis: Heel to toe pain

Overly stretched, tiny tears can lead to inflammation and pain in the arch of the foot. This condition, called plantar fasciitis, accounts for nearly 1 million doctor visits per year. Our foot has a thick band of tissue called fascia… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care