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Healthy Food Is Safe Food

Part of making sure that the food you eat is healthy is making sure it is safe to eat. You should eat a variety of whole foods for optimal health, but it’s just as important that the food you eat is handled and prepared properly so that you, your family, and your friends don’t become sick. It’s easy to relax the rules in your own kitchen but try to resist the temptation. In light of recent…

Dieting for a Beginner

When someone talks about starting a new workout program, they’re very likely to hear a particular piece of advice: Start small. Take baby steps. Start slowly and gradually work your way forward. That’s because this advice is healthy, safe, and it works. However, you rarely hear it discussed in regards to dieting. People tend to get very impatient when they diet, taking drastic measures and…

Staying Cool During Hot-Weather Workouts

Regular exercise is an important part of reaching and maintaining your weight-loss goals. Just because it’s hot outside doesn’t mean you can neglect your workouts. However, even though it’s essential to exercise year-round, it’s also important to remember that exercising in hot weather puts your body under additional stress, increasing your risk of heat-related illnesses such as cramps,…

2019 Healthy Food Trends to Look For

In the late 1990s, NASA stated that the perfect meal for astronauts on long-term missions was quinoa. That’s because quinoa is rich in minerals and amino acids. To the general population, quinoa has been a bit of a mystery until recent years. Over the past two decades, quinoa production has increased by about 50% thanks to its growing popularity in Australia, Europe, and the United States.

6 Fat Loss Tips that Can Benefit Anyone

There’s no big secret to losing weight; it’s all about what you eat and taking in fewer calories than you expend. However, other factors have an impact on your results. The habits below represent six important things you can do right now to see the changes you want.1. Sleeping MoreWhen you don’t get enough sleep, it’s harder to lose weight. That’s because being sleep-deprived can…

Holiday Food Rules to Live By

Near the end of the year, many people find their thoughts turning to warmer temperatures and the holiday festivities. One of the most fun activities this time of year is eating – appetisers, party food, sweets, and large holiday feasts. It may be the season to be jolly, but that doesn’t mean it has to be the season to gain weight. Keep a handle on the scale this holiday season by following a…

Plan Ahead for Weight-Loss Success

If you’ve tried losing weight without planning your meals, you know how much harder it can be. Too often, we start a diet only to give it up days or weeks later when we realise how hard it is and what a time commitment it can be to cook healthy meals and work consistently toward our goals. The truth is that the reason we so often give up has nothing to do with willpower or genetics; much of t…

Understanding Different Types of Fat

Fats are essential to any healthy diet. However, fats are not all created equal. To make sure you stay as healthy as possible, it’s important to eat healthy fats in small amounts as part of your balanced diet. However, all fats – healthy or not – will contribute to weight gain if eaten in large amounts. Fats contain more kilojoules than proteins and carbohydrates, so limiting fat is likely…

Weight Loss Topics No One Wants to Talk About

Starting your weight loss journey can be challenging whether you are trying to lose a little or a lot. We all develop a vision of what we hope our bodies will look like once we reach our goals. However, it’s important to have realistic expectations so that you aren’t blindsided by these events but rather able to enjoy looking and feeling your best at your healthiest weight.1. You’ll st…

Change the Way You Shop to Lose Weight

If you are struggling to lose weight, take heart: success might be as simple as changing the way you shop for groceries. One simple change you can make is avoiding packaged “diet” products. Snacks, cookies, and cakes with labels that say “reduced sugar” or “low fat” may be deceptively high in calories. Besides that, they almost certainly lack essential nutrients your body needs. Her…

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