A beauty of nature People use ginger in cooking and medicine since ancient ages. It is well known as a home remedy for health issues such as nausea, stomach pain, and others. Ginger lovers typically use it in its fresh or dried version for cooking, and other people take it as supplements for its potential positive health effects.
Do not leave your breakfast behind! Include it and enjoy it! We always tend to hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we should not miss it at all. But... is it elemental for us? Several studies highlight that eating breakfast daily can help maintain / lose weight. Each body is a world to discover and we all work differently. There might be a person, on one hand, who needs to eat as soon as he/she wakes up; however, on the other hand, another individual might not feel...
A meal or workout log is a piece of writing or note using a notebook, software, web tool or a mobile app that can help you to keep track of your daily meals and/or training habits. The diary can also help you and your doctor understand your eating and physical habits in order to plan a proper health, fitness or weight loss plan. But most importantly, daily logs can allow you to achieve results quickly and also help you to manage and control your body weight in a long run.
Just because you are getting older does not mean you will have to face medical conditions or have a poor quality of life. What is important is to know how to age healthily. Aging well and gracefully does not mean that you will look like a teen or in your 20s but you will live with some fewer wrinkles and sagging.
You might be wondering, why for some people is quite difficult to lose weight while other people might find it not so complicated and some might even have a tendency to lose weight naturally. The reason behind this seems to be located in an area of the hypothalamus known as Lipostat, so-called "the Lipostat theory". Think of this like a little “chip” implanted in our brain, which is in charge of controlling our body weight.
Every parent wants the best healthy and happy lifestyle for their kids. We are certain to this point that every family benefits from adopting healthy habits. As a parent, it’s our responsibility to set an example of a happy and healthy lifestyle as children look up to us, if we will have a habit of consuming junk food, same the kid will do.
The magic of sleeping and resting There is a fear of giving the body too much rest and sleep, feeling this is wrong for the body and will make it lazy. Nevertheless, ghrelin is closely related to hunger, while leptin connects to the feeling of fullness and satisfaction. Lack of sleep has found to increase ghrelin levels, leading to the necessity to eat. But, what are ghrelin and leptin? Leptin, a hormone made by our fat cells, minimizes our appetite. Ghrelin, on the other hand, is a hormone...
We still need carbs. Do not fear them. Instead, love them! Carbohydrates have been a fear factor in people's lives. I have heard a lot of statements such as "carbs make you fat", "carbs are not good after 7 pm", etc. It is truly sad to hear that the main fuel of our engine is being declined and eliminated from the diet. Our body works like a car. It requires a specific power and contribution to work and give the best of it. Our leading and most promising fuels are CARBOHYDRATES. The quality of...
Obesity / overweight problems are the # 1 cause of death in many countries, particularly in USA. There are many ways to approach weight loss. Some ways involve spending quite a lot on gym memberships or nutrition specialists. Others may involve spending nothing but your courage to do so. But other not very popular ways to approach weight loss are actually quite effective, and may even be faster and produce amazing results.
Losing weight by sticking to a conventional diet and/or exercise plan can be tricky and take quite a long time. The good news is that there are a few tips that can really help you through this complicated weight loss process as well as keep you away from gaining weight in the future.