8 Best Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol

If you have been diagnosed with a heart problem or is known to be at high-risk for developing one, then you’ve most likely been told to avoid fatty foods. Sadly, this is not all true since there are certain types of fat that our bodies actually need. What you don’t want is low density lipoprotein or LDL cholesterol. Most people know it as the ‘bad cholesterol’ as it has been attributed to an increased risk of cardiovascular events. What you need are foods that can help you reduce this type…

Spring Detox: How to Achieve that Beach Body

Spring and summer are always equated with the beach. That is why a lot of pre-summer cleanses and spring detoxes are also quite abundant by this time of the year. And it really is very easy to see why. Going to the beach means you’ve got to be ready to flaunt your body. Sadly, doing so will reveal to the world if you have been hitting the gym or have been a couch potato in the few months leading up to spring. Chances are you’re the latter. Not to worry…

Is Weight Loss Possible Without Diet And Exercise?

Diet and exercise have been proven to be effective in losing weight, but in fact, they are not the only ways to do so. At times, people gain weight because of unhealthy food choices and eating habits, plain and simple. By simply making some small changes, you would be surprised to see the numbers going down on that scale. All of these tips are based on science.     Chew Slowly And Thoroughly Your brain requires some time before it registers that you are full. The problem with many people is that…

Keeping Oneself Healthy on Business Trips: Tips for Traveling Entrepreneurs

Traveling can be the perfect excuse to unwind and de-stress. Unfortunately, if you’re going on a business trip you may find that the travel itself may not be that healthy at all. From hectic agendas to extended hours at the airport and on a plane to traffic gridlocks in a foreign city, business trips can be very stressful. However, this is not to say that there’s nothing you can do to keep yourself healthy while on such a trip. Here are a few tips you can consider. Observe Basic Hygiene…

Yoga, Pilates and Lipo: A Wholistic Approach

Yoga, Pilates and liposuction can be combined to create a wholistic approach to health –  one that incorporates both holistic or alternative health and technological advances in allopathic medicine to create an amazing body, mind, and spirit. Yoga Yoga was developed thousands of years ago in the Indus Valley as way to create not only a healthy mind, but also a healthy body. It has come a long way from its roots, now being practiced across gyms, churches, community centers, and studios the world over. Pilates Pilates has similar, but…

Skipping Meals: Why This Poses a Health Threat

There are many kinds of diet regimens that people follow in order to lose weight or to lose fat, or both. One of those diets is skipping meals, and the most common of meals to be missed is breakfast. People have different reasons as to why they skip meals – to lose weight, to detoxify, to flatten their stomach and so many others. However, nutritionists and doctors argue that there can be risks in this. Here are some health effects if you engage in continuous irregular eating. Low energy The…

What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar

In recent years, people have branded fat and salt as the villains of a healthy diet. Today, sugar has dethroned them to become the vicious and alluring carbohydrate that has captivated the entire nation. The “Sugar Mania” The evolution of food throughout the years has dramatically changed the way people consume various daily staples. Nowadays, the Australian diet is laden with sugar from different food sources. Bread, cereals, soda, spread, protein bars, dairy products, canned food, frozen food, sauces and even condiments like ketchup, marmalade, mayonnaise, salad dressing and mustard…

Top 4 Nutrition Tips for Athletes

Compared to the average person, an athlete works out intensely. Athletes have regular training sessions that require them to burn energy. This is why they also have to keep a close eye on their diet. Have you ever encountered an athlete and seen him or her eat so much? This is exactly the reason why. Their bodies burn the carbohydrates they eat because of their intense workout sessions. However, you don’t have to be an athlete to have this kind of workout. If you have a fitness goal in mind…