Best Nutritionist Diet For Athletes

October 16, 2019 | Abigail Mckay

Exercising four to five days per week is encouraged for every individual no matter their age. For the average person, walking, running, swimming, biking, tennis, or weight lifting, to name a few, are all excellent examples of exercise. However, moderate to intense exercise is usually reserved for the elite athlete who plays sports competitively or those training for distance races, whether biking, running, or swimming. Regardless, if you are exercising to compete competitively or to stay healthy, exercise is vital for a well-rounded life.

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These Foods Help You to Boost Brain Power & Memory

October 29, 2019 | Abigail Mckay

It is taught by the medical community that our food impacts our digestive and heart health, but it is essential to understand it also contributes to our brain health. The brain, just like the rest of the cells in the body, needs food to produce energy, which ensures that it can function optimally. The brain controls every other system in the body.

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Health Benefits of Eating Fish

October 31, 2019 | Abigail Mckay

Fish and shellfish are an integral part of many people’s diets due to the numerous health benefits derived from seafood. The Mediterranean diet prioritizes seafood, especially heart-healthy fish, as a foundational element to achieve success with this diet.  So, why is it that some people refuse to get on board with this heart-healthy food?

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Is Dairy Good for you?

November 04, 2019 | Abigail Mckay

Dairy products, along with gluten and soy, are highly controversial topics because there are mixed reviews on whether these particular food groups are beneficial to your health. Some people say that these foods contribute to chronic medical conditions, and other people claim that they prevent these conditions. So, what is the truth?

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The Best Way to Eat Vegetables

November 14, 2019 | Abigail Mckay

Daily consumption of vegetables is encouraged for people of all ages. In fact, the first foods that are generally introduced to infants is some member of the vegetable family. So, if the first food consumed as a baby is a vegetable, that alone should indicate the purity and importance of them in our daily diet.  Vegetables are slam-packed with nutrients, including potassium, fiber, folic acid, vitamin A, and vitamin C, to name a few.  They are also, usually, a low carbohydrate food, which makes them beneficial to eat whether you are trying to lose or sustain weight. In addition, they aid in keeping your heart healthy

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Here is Everything You Need to Know About Paleo Diet

November 20, 2019 | Abigail Mckay

The paleo diet has become wildly popular over the past few years, but the question remains, is it an easy-to-follow, doable, long-term diet? This new fad is certainly not the only diet to gain a following recently, but many of the diets are short-lived because they are hard to sustain long-term. To begin, the paleo diet is modeled after our ancestors from the Paleolithic era, also known as the stone age. The general idea of the diet is to stick with foods that can be hunted or gathered. Essentially, meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, nuts, and seeds were accessible food items during that time. Dairy products and grains are not part of the paleo diet as these foods were developed many centuries later.

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Weight Loss Due to Keto Diet: Myth or Reality

December 03, 2019 | Farah Jassawalla

The ketogenic diet - or more popularly known as the Keto diet - is used for weight loss as well as other health benefits. The diet consists of food with a high content of fat but low carb content, which makes it similar to Atkins Diet and other low-carb diets. The diet replaces the low carb intake with fats, which puts the body in a state of ketosis - a metabolic state where the body produces ketones using fat. 

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The Benefits of Rice Water

December 09, 2019 | Farah Jassawalla

Rice water is the leftover starchy water after cooking or boiling rice, and it is 75%-80% starch. It has been used for centuries, especially by women in Southeast Asia, Japan, and China as it has proven to be beneficial for skin and hair. However, recently, it has gained more popularity due to its easy availability as well as being cheaper than other alternatives.

 

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Everything you should know about being a vegan

December 12, 2019 | Farah Jassawalla

With every other celebrity announcing their ever so tedious diet plans where they have to adhere to a strict vegan diet, one can't help but wonder what this vegan diet is after all. Fortunately for you, listed below is everything you need to know about the vegan diet, including its benefits. So let's start by discussing what the core values associated with a vegan diet are.

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Why are people going nuts for coconuts?

January 29, 2020 | Farah Jassawalla

Coconuts are definitely all the rage right now. Stores are stocked with various coconut products, including coconut milk, coconut powder, coconut water, and oil. While coconut products have always been used to enhance the flavor of food, coconut is now increasingly being used in beauty products. Why are coconuts the center of attention in both beauty and nutrition, you ask? Well, in a few minutes, you're going to find out exactly why.
 

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Health benefits of nut butters

February 20, 2020 | Farah Jassawalla

Of all nut butter, you are probably most acquainted with the peanut butter. From being used in sandwiches to being an essential ingredient for baking cakes and cupcakes, peanut butter is a favorite when it comes to nut butter. Apart from peanut butter, there is a variety of healthy kinds of nut butter available in the market. These nut butter, such as almond butter, cashew butter, and walnut butter, have numerous health benefits. So if you are allergic to peanuts and can't have peanut butter, then you can choose the nut butter of your choice: they are all incredibly delicious and healthy.

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Fenugreek Seeds: The new health fad in town

February 28, 2020 | Farah Jassawalla

For centuries past, fenugreek seeds have been a common ingredient in making Indian cuisine and Chinese medicine. However, it is only recently that fenugreek seeds slowly began their emergence in mainstream culture. 

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Can the coronavirus survive on food?

May 07, 2020 | Farah Jassawalla

The COVID-19 has created a very tense situation worldwide, leading to social distancing and self-isolation. While it spreads at a very fast rate, there are certain myths that have caused more panic in people. There is a constant fear of catching the virus either through the air or by eating food.

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