Diet & Nutrition Archive

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Power, Study Finds

The Wall Street Journal.: Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Power, Study Finds. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw6K6d7xI

Are sugar in fruits bad?

   Half of your plate should include fruits and vegetables. That’s the latest recommendation for consuming fruits and vegetables. Why do you think it is recommended? It’s because they are bad. Of course not! Everyone knows that fruits are healthy… they are the default “health foods.” Most of them are also very convenient… some people call them

10 Meat-Free Protein Sources

Protein is essential for everything from healthy hair and nails to, yes, encouraging muscle growth . Also, protein helps you feel fuller for a longer period of time. It takes longer time to convert protein into simple sugar for body to use it. This makes feel not hungry for longer period of time. There are

Flavor your food without adding calories with healthy condiments

To add flavor to food, many people rely on cheese, bottled salad dressings, and other fatty condiments but there are many healthier, lighter options to flavor your food without adding extra calories. Not only these options are low calorie but also nutritious. Lemon Juice (1 tablespoon – 4 cal) Hot Sauce  (1 tablespoon – 2

Sugar calories in your diet should not be more than 5% of your daily calorie consumption

According to WHO, for an adult of normal BMI should consume 25 gm or 6 teaspoons of sugar daily. This is about 5 % of daily average caloric intake for an adult of normal BMI. To put things in perspective, a can of regular soda contains about 40gm of sugar (10% of daily caloric intake)!!

Full breakfast protects against obesity and disease – Medsurfer.com

Eating full breakfast helps reduce obesity and disease

Diabetes and Obesity: How to lower your risk of diabetes and its complication with weight management

Both diabetes and obesity (hence diabesity) share the same underlying causes (genetic makeup and unhealthy lifestyle) and this require the same treatment. They are 100% preventable and, in some cases, entirely reversible. The risk of diabetes escalates with the degree of excess weight. Therefore, the prevention of weight gain in people with diabetes as well

What are some good food sources of complete protein?

Protein an important part of our food group. It is present in every cell, tissue and organ in our bodies. These protein are constantly being broken down and replaced. Some are essential and some are nonessential. Complete protein sources provide all the essential proteins. Sources include....

Foods that FIGHT Abdominal Fat

Abdominal fat is considered an independent risk factor for heart disease. Losing the fat from abdomen sometimes can be difficult. If you want to flatten your stomach, then proper nutrition is the most important step towards  incredible results. Here are few pointers before you go ahead and watch the presentation online to lose abdominal fat. First

Milk after exercise promotes muscle gain and fat mass loss

We have heard it all the times that drinking protein right after strength training helps prevent muscle loss and promotes muscle gain. The recent study published in the Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise journal states that drinking low fat milk after strength training exercise helps promote muscle gain, fat mass loss and a