Vegetables: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t
Parents often say that their kids won’t eat vegetables – any vegetables! So, is it ok to “sneak” veggies into our kids meals by “hiding” them in other dishes? Hiding vegetables in other foods has some drawbacks, and it isn’t a substitute for serving actual vegetables. Here are 7 tips for getting almost anyone to eat their vegetables, without resorting to trickery (many of these tips work for both kids and adults).Preparing Your Food Like A Professional Body Builder
A step by step guide to preparing your food just like a professional body builder so you can maximise your results. You see bodybuilders are professionals at managing body fat levels. In no other sport is it as essential then in body building. So it makes sense for us to follow the lead of these professional athletes and do as they do.Hemp Oil: A Super Food
For all of you who are still on the “Just Say No” bandwagon, you might believe that hemp seed oil, which is derived from the seeds of the cannabis plant, is just another way for those dang hippies to get high. However, while the flowers this controversial plant are capable of bringing about mild hallucinations and making everything on FOX News seem hilarious, the seeds and the beneficial fatty oils that they contain, will do no such thing. In fact, hemp seed oil is thought to be one of the most beneficial supplements a person can take in order to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.Seven Walnuts a Day
The many health benefits of Walnuts have been the subject of numerous scientific studies and papers over the past few years. Even before modern science discovered their importance, walnuts have been recognized for their medical value. The Chinese have long used walnuts to help with knee and back support and to help with the function of kidneys and digestive system. In India, the walnut is so revered; it is used as an offering to the gods. Today, the humble walnut is recognized as an elite super food that is good for your health, especially when it comes to lowering bad cholesterol. They are an excellent source of protein and are loaded with essential minerals including magnesium, iron, and manganese. They are also an important source of omega oils.Creatine – The Truth – An Article Written by Someone Who Is Actually Using It!
Too many people look at creatine like it’s an anabolic steroid and give it bad press because of some dated opinions about it being potentially bad for your kidneys and liver. Well this is rubbish!Why It’s Ethical to Eat Meat
A few weeks ago the New York Times asked its readers to write essays in no more than 600 words explaining why it’s ethical to eat meat. They wanted to hear how meat-eaters defend themselves against the overwhelming perception that a plant-based diet is best for ourselves and the planet. This was probably one of the hardest essays I’ve ever had to write as brevity is not my strong suit.The Dynamism of Protein
Not consuming protein is almost as bad as committing a crime. Think of it as robbing a bank that has no money. All that effort planning the robbery and committing it and you don’t even get a penny out of it. Now let’s use this analogy towards not consuming protein. You are robbing your body of the many benefits protein has to offer. All of the hard exercise is gone to waste if you aren’t consuming an optimal amount of protein.Six Reasons to Eat Leafy Greens Every Day
Multiple studies have shown tangible benefits to eating leafy greens. From improved cognitive function to cancer prevention, to acne prevention, leafy greens make a smart addition to the daily diet.Finding Better Nutrition For Improved Health
Nutrition does not need to be an overwhelming subject. You can take dietary changes step by step and before you realize it, your health will improve. This article would be the perfect first steps to a healthier diet and a healthier you.Strawberries As A Home Remedy
We now know that consuming too much fructose can lead to liver damage, especially if you are obese or diabetic. To dramatically improve your health and fitness, eat less processed foods, and eat more fresh vegetables and fruits.What to Eat at 35,000 Feet: Healthy Airplane Foods
With its delays, tight quarters, stale air, turbulence and quirky seatmates, airplane travel can make a person pretty darn cranky. While you can’t control most of this, you can take charge of what you eat. These simple tips for creating a travel snack pack of healthy, easy and fast foods will ensure you never go hungry or suffer from tummy troubles, sluggish digestion, headaches, energy crashes or mood swings courtesy of low-quality airport and airplane foods.