Understanding teen calorie intake can be very confusing as much of the information and calculators available on the web are geared for adults. The reason for this is that determining an adult’s calorie intake need is straight forward as our growing is over. For teens, however, you are still growing and your calorie intake needs […]
You’ve decided you want to lose weight and get healthy. But it seems like you’re always running out of time and grabbing something on the go, something like a big, greasy hamburger. A little meal planning can help you avoid these diet pitfalls.
A whole-food, plant-based diet is centered on whole, unrefined, or minimally refined plants. It’s a diet based on fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and legumes; and it excludes or minimizes meat (including chicken and fish), dairy products, and eggs, as well as highly refined foods like bleached flour, refined sugar, and oil. We know that’s […]
Sometimes, regardless of the fact that you know you should workout, you just somehow can’t convince yourself to. In fact, you have pretty much become a pro at convincing yourself otherwise. You are able to justify exactly why you don’t have to work out and why it’s ok for you to eat that entire bag […]
When you finally make the decision to get healthy, you have to start somewhere. But what should you believe? Time after time fad diets fail. They come out strong but fall short at consistent weight loss. In addition, these get-thin-fast concepts don’t often include essential vitamins and minerals. Decide to take pride in yourself and […]
When combined with exercise, a healthy diet can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol level, and improve the way your body functions on a daily basis. People of diferent ages and activity levels have different calorie needs. How much you eat of a certain type of food, such as fruits and vegetables, should depend […]