If you’re looking to lose a little weight, you have two main options: changing your diet or intensifying your exercise regime. Research has shown, however, that diet contributes about 80% towards weight loss while exercise is effective for only 20% efficiency in shedding pounds. While it’s always a good idea to be fit and toned, […]
Yogurt comes in many different guises. You have the lusciously thick and sensual Greek variety, soy yogurt for the health conscious amongst us and who can forget the Icelandic Skyr yogurt that has Russell Crowe declaring his addiction to it. If you stick to the yogurt varieties that remain as natural as possible with no […]
For decades, we’ve been led to believe that a low fat diet is the best for heart health and overall health. Recent research does not uphold this. If you have bought into the myth that a low fat diet will help you lose weight, you need to listen to this episode of Chew on This.
Avocados – they are the darling of the keto and any low carb diet, plus they taste darned good! Here are all the reasons why you should be eating avocados for better health.
One of the most beneficial things anybody, of any age can do is making sure they get their 5 a day of fruits and vegetables. Are you getting your 5 a day? When you ensure you meet the 5 a day recommendation, you will improve your physical health, as well as feel better emotionally. As fruit […]
There’s a huge problem with the modern dieting and health mentality. Far too many people over complicate what it takes to be healthy or fit, and some people go as far to make wild claims such as needing to exercise for at least an hour every day or switching to a diet that completely omits a […]
In a world full of processed food, freezer-friendly dinners for the whole family and endless snacks covered in preservatives, we need to remind ourselves of the importance of eating food fresh from the ground. We mustn’t lose the ability to combine basic ingredients into a nutrient-rich, tasty meal. Nor must we be fooled into thinking […]
Are you down to those last few pounds you need to lose but the scale just isn’t budging? Putting in a lot of hard work without reaping the rewards is extremely demotivating and frustrating. However by making some really simple changes you can get back to your ideal weight – or at least your ideal form or […]
Many of us may think that it’s enough to simply eat certain types of sugary foods such as chocolate to gain weight. While this is true, and the over-consumption of refined carbs and unhealthy fats will lead to weight gain, it will certainly not lead to a healthy weight gain. Why Gain Weight? In […]
As we grow older, we are certainly going to experience aches and pains. But rather than turn to pharmaceutical or cosmetic help, why not try a natural approach? The truth is that what we put into our bodies has a lot to do with the physical health we possess. You can age with elegance and […]