All posts in "Healthy Foods & Nutrition"

How to Increase Your Dietary Fiber Intake

Why should I eat more fiber? Eating the correct amount of fiber has been shown to have a variety of health benefits. Foods that are high in fiber may help in the treatment of constipation, hemorrhoids, diverticulitis and irritable bowel syndrome. Dietary fiber may also help lower the  risk of coronary heart disease  decrease cholesterol and reduce your risk […]


3 Raw Foods for Maximum Nutrition

Everyone seems to be going raw, leaving you  wondering if it’s just the latest fad but there is a lot of evidence out there to support eating a healthy diet. While a strictly raw diet may not be the answer for everyone, certainly all of us could benefit from eating a few more veggies. Increased energy, better mental clarity, and […]


How to Calculate your BMR

Calculating Your BMR When it comes to calculating your calorie requirements, there are a few things to take into account. The biggest thing to understand is how many calories you need per day –and you definitely can’t rely on the standard 2,000 calorie per day diet recommended on nutrition labels. Instead, calculate your basal metabolic […]


3 Great Foods that Fight Heart Disease

In the United States alone, 1 in 4 people die each year from heart disease but there’s a way to set yourself apart from the many that suffer from cardiovascular illness – and in a way that tastes good! With so much information about what heart disease is, it can leave many wanting to remain […]


A Different approach to burning fat

Here’s a great article on burning fat by Steve Holman, Editor in Chief of Iron Man Magazine that he was generous enough to share with us. No more cardio? Well, not quite—but if you train with weights correctly, you won’t need to visit that boring treadmill quite as often to keep your abs sharp. And I’m not talking about […]

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