Category: Nutrition

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
Exploring the sustainability of global nutrition at current population growth

Exploring the sustainability of global nutrition at current population growth

One of the glaring problems in today’s world is that we’re trying to feed too many people with finite resources. The growth of the human population is greater than the ability to produce food… or is it? There is a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Nutrition
Insulin Resistance – an unhappy pancreas

Insulin Resistance – an unhappy pancreas

Did you know you could be insulin resistant for years and not even know it? There are not any real noticeable signs that would cause you to think you’re insulin resistant. In fact, many people arise at this diagnosis through… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Vegetarian vs Vegan: A meatless comparison

Vegetarian vs Vegan: A meatless comparison

Food is such a prevalent part of our life which can affect our mood, time, body shape, and overall health. The choices are endless when it comes to what we put in our mouths, and for some that decision leaves meat out of the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Salt – Favor subtraction over addition

Salt – Favor subtraction over addition

Traditional table salt is composed of two minerals: sodium and chloride. Sodium has a bad connotation, one that equates to wreaking havoc on health. However, the body does need some sodium in order for the nerves and muscles to properly function. Sodium helps send electrical signals among… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
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