Diet & Lifestyle

Practical tips about exercise and nutrition from which many people can benefit. It includes articles about weight-loss, supplements, recipes, and advice on what to–and not to–be consuming.

Adverse Reactions to Ketogenic Diets: Caution Advised

2015-05-08T16:23:37+02:00

As the ketogenic diet gains popularity, it’s important to have a balanced discussion regarding the merits of this diet. Let me emphasize right out of the gate that this is not a diet without merits (excuse the double negative); in fact, it has significant therapeutic potential for some clinical pathologies. However, it is also a [...]

Adverse Reactions to Ketogenic Diets: Caution Advised2015-05-08T16:23:37+02:00

How to Free Yourself from Food Cravings with Intermittent Fasting

2015-05-08T16:04:30+02:00

Fasting for weight loss might sound as silly as drinking water for thirst, but it’s not exactly the same thing. Let’s look at a special kind of fasting, called intermittent fasting (or IF), that can be a powerful tool on your fitness journey. Quite simply, intermittent fasting means not eating for a set period of [...]

How to Free Yourself from Food Cravings with Intermittent Fasting2015-05-08T16:04:30+02:00

Studies Show Fake Honey Is Everywhere – Here Are 10 Tricks To Tell If Your Honey Is Truly Natural

2015-04-09T15:57:08+02:00

Only a detailed and expert analysis is a guarantee that honey is all natural and organic. But, if you want to know whether the honey you just bought is natural, try these simple tricks. 1. Carefully Read The Label This is the very first step that will help you choose the right, additive-free honey. Producers [...]

Studies Show Fake Honey Is Everywhere – Here Are 10 Tricks To Tell If Your Honey Is Truly Natural2015-04-09T15:57:08+02:00

Fruits and vegetables. [Infographic]

2015-03-06T14:25:48+02:00

Fruits and vegetables. [Infographic] This is what your grandma never taught you. By John Berardi and Ryan Andrews source (http://www.precisionnutrition.com/color-chart) Fruits and vegetables’ vibrant colors tell the story of their “super powers.” You see, it’s their “phytonutrients,” or plant nutrients, that help us fight disease and stay stronger for longer. Learn what the phytonutrients do [...]

Fruits and vegetables. [Infographic]2015-03-06T14:25:48+02:00

11 Serious Concerns About Vegetable Oils (No. 2 is Scary)

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Fats in the diet are highly controversial. Saturated fat was previously blamed for raising cholesterol and causing heart disease, but this has now been disproven (1, 2). For some reason, dietary guidelines still recommend that we consume vegetable oils instead of saturated fats likebutter. This includes oils like soybean oil, cottonseed oil, canola oil, safflower oil, sunflower oil and grapeseed [...]

11 Serious Concerns About Vegetable Oils (No. 2 is Scary)2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Is it Safe to Cook with Olive Oil?

2015-05-28T05:26:31+02:00

This is an answer to the many people who ask about cooking and frying in olive oil. Rehan Zaidi Olive oil has always been a nutrition saint. Its health benefits have been touted for ages – high in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer…the list goes on. (1, 2) Heck, even the USDA agrees the stuff is great [...]

Is it Safe to Cook with Olive Oil?2015-05-28T05:26:31+02:00

Oil Pulling: Ancient Secret for Optimal Health

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

By Sayer Ji Contributing Writer for Wake Up World What Is Oil Pulling? Oil pulling is an ancient Indian folk remedy first mentioned in the early Ayurvedic text, the Charaka Samhita, which was believed to have been written approximately 1500 years ago. One oil pulls by simply swishing a tablespoon of oil (sesame, coconut and sunflower are commonly recommended) [...]

Oil Pulling: Ancient Secret for Optimal Health2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

  By Amy Joyce   Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, aimed to help teach kids to be kind. I [...]

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

No, you are not ‘running late’, you are rude and selfish

2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00

  Source: eflon Greg Savage, is the founder of Firebrand. He is a well recognized international speaker and a highly successful entrepreneur. In this article he conveys a vital message more concisely than I have found other places. A good reminder for all of us. -Rehan    This post may offend some readers. But [...]

No, you are not ‘running late’, you are rude and selfish2015-03-05T13:58:40+02:00