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...
We love cinnamon. It combines very well with any ingredient and in any dish. It is an ancient spice with a beautiful and special color, an aroma difficult to forget and a soft and delicate texture. It has been used mostly for culinary purposes because of the various benefits it brings along, as well as for the particular and unique trace it leaves.
Honey is made by honey bees and other insects such as stingless bees. Bees produce honey by the regurgitation, enzymatic activity, and water evaporation of plant secretions, or from secretions of other insects. But, most importantly, honey is well known as a natural remedy and a magical ally for human health. It is a natural sweetener that provides energy and strength to the body.
Salt is arguably the most common seasoning in America and is used in a variety of foods. It is so prevalent that it is not at all uncommon for any given recipe to call for at least a pinch of salt. But while everyone knows that excessive salt intake can increase blood pressure, do people know how salt contributes to weight gain? The most minor form of weight gain comes from water absorption since salt naturally has high water retention. It can show up on the weight scale as a few extra pounds,...
We have a variety of very enriching teas that bring positivity to our body and mind. Among those, green tea is one of the best-known and most enjoyed teas in the world. Green tea is obtained from the leaves and buds of Camellia Sinensis but is has not subjected to the withering and oxidation process used to make other types of teas. Green tea is original from China, but its production and manufacture has been widely spread to other countries in Asia.
Summer brings a lot of energy and positive vitamins from the sun and heat, as well as an enriching variety of exotic fruits. These fruits provide us with multiple benefits, helping us fight the heat and stay hydrated. During the summer season, fruits are enjoyed in a special way because they give us freshness, vitality, and a particular well-being. The heat tends to keep us along with the fruit salad, obtaining all the antioxidant properties and the vitamins they contain.
Processed foods are not good for your health, mind, and weight Processed food often contains chemicals like preservatives, food coloring, chemical flavoring or texturing agents, and many more. These processed foods have become common in our day-to-day diets. Being present in food makes the food more delicious. However, consuming processed foods in large amounts increases risks to our overall health.
There is a tremendous fear of the word "fat" and the foods that contain it. Fat is not bad nor will it make us gain weight. There is no food that owns its own helps us lose or gain weight. It is about finding the right balance, incorporating all the richness offered by the universe in suitable and stable portions.
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...