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Yes having these food cravings after your work out is extremely common so don’t worry, you are not alone. It is estimated that there is an extremely high percentage of gym bunnies that are in the same boat as you.
One of the key factors in curbing those food cravings is staying hydrated. Always carry a big... Read all »
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Vegetable oil is the most commonly used oil in cooking and baking. It's heavy but doesn't typically have its own flavor which makes it a good choice for baking; it won't overpower the flavor of your dishes and gives them the moisture they need to withstand the cooking process. Vegetable oil, peanut oil and sunflower... Read all »
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One reason is that fiber doesn't break down and get absorbed into the system the way other nutritional elements are absorbed, so it makes you feel full. Those who follow a diet or eating plan high in fiber typically eat less overall, and have fewer cravings since they feel full longer. Fiber also binds to other... Read all »
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Many women retain water around the time of their menstrual cycle; the body needs to use this extra fluid to produce the blood flow needed. Often it's good to simply let the cycle run its course and remember that you'll be back to normal in a few day's time.
However, whether during your menstrual cycle or any other... Read all »
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The Original Food Pyramid
In an attempt to make dietary guidelines easy to follow, the U.S. government developed a graphic called the Food Pyramid. Both visually and with supplemental text it outlines how much of what type of food should be consumed daily.
For example, it recommended 6-11 servings of whole... Read all »
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Studies in mice have shown that those given royal jelly were determined to live longer than those in the same study who were not given the same supplement. Royal jelly is thought to affect bone strength in humans and this can affect longevity.
Other studies have shown that royal jelly may work to lower blood... Read all »
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One reason to eat breakfast every day is that your body has gone without food for at least eight hours overnight; this means your blood sugar is low and your metabolism has slowed. If you go another four hours or so without eating, this can cause damage to your blood sugar levels and make you feel faint, weak, or... Read all »
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Antioxidants are substances that protect the body’s cells against the effects of what are called free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when the body digests and breaks down food. They are also produced when you’re exposed to environmental pollutants like tobacco smoke, radiation, and other... Read all »
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Why Yoghurt and Berries is So Popular
If you are trying to lose weight or just generally stay slim, natural low fat yoghurt can be a great ingredient to always have in your refrigerator. It is thick and satisfying. If you find that it is a little too tart by itself then you can add berries to sweeten it up. Not... Read all »
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Why is Coffee Potentially High in Calories?
The one thing that you need to learn is that coffee itself is not high in calories. It is the ingredients that are added which help to make it bad for you. It mainly applies to coffees that you buy while you are out. Starbucks coffee and Costa coffee have some of the... Read all »
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The short answer is that chocolate does not cause acne or constipation in healthy adults who don’t have a particular sensitivity or condition that would be irritated by chocolate. That being said, there are some people who may find that chocolate causes breakouts and irritates their digestive system.
Those who... Read all »
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Honey is another sweet food that when used in moderation can have many health benefits, and its naturally sweet taste can calm your cravings and your sweet tooth without packing on the pounds. The two sugars in honey, dextrose and levulose, do not need to be broken down by the body so honey is quickly absorbed in the... Read all »