Looking for healthier alternatives to sugar? Want to cut calories and enjoy better health? If so, you've made the right decision! From stevia and honey to dark molasses, there are plenty of options available. These natural sweeteners are packed with antioxidants and minerals that will boost your energy, keep your brain sharp, and protect against oxidative stress. Sugar, … [Read more...] about Top 5 Natural Sugar Substitutes for Better Health
An Easy Guide to Counting Calories in a Meal
Calorie counting can be extremely difficult at the beginning. Nowadays it’s made a lot easier using various health and fitness apps. However, there’s no need to overload your smartphone with a load of apps. Throughout this article, I’m going to teach you the essential ways of calorie counting to make it as easy as possible. What do you need to consider before you start? The … [Read more...] about An Easy Guide to Counting Calories in a Meal
Does Counting Calories Matter?
Calories themselves do matter. There’s no way around that. If you eat more than you burn, then you’ll put on weight. If you eat less than you burn, then you’ll lose weight. In learning this, people may want to count calories in order to keep in shape and on top of their health. However, this article is going to focus on whether you need to count those calories. What is a … [Read more...] about Does Counting Calories Matter?
Nutrition Basics. Vitamins. Minerals. 4 Principles of Eating.
Vitamins and Minerals Vitamins are essential nutrients (or micronutrients) that your body needs in order to function properly and keep sickness at bay. They’re found in every food source but in varying amounts, which is why it’s so important to eat lots of fruits, vegetables and other natural foods. There are two types of vitamins: 1. Fat Soluble Fat soluble vitamins … [Read more...] about Nutrition Basics. Vitamins. Minerals. 4 Principles of Eating.
Nutrition Basics. Carbohydrates and Water
What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates, in scientific terms, are molecules made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms; this is where they get their name. For nutrition, carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients, with the other two being protein and fat. Carbohydrates is the term used to encompass sugars, starches and fibers. Sugars: glucose, fructose and sucrose are … [Read more...] about Nutrition Basics. Carbohydrates and Water