There’s a lot of talk about healthy fats these days. People are including more fat in their diets and forgetting about the fat-free diet crazes of the past. You’ve probably heard about omega fats in the mix, but what exactly are they? What are Omega […]
Magnesium (Mg) is one of my favorite supplements. It is responsible for over 300 enzyme systems that regulate biochemical reactions in our bodies such as but not limited to: muscle and nerve function, blood pressure regulation, blood glucose control, responsible for energy production, contributes to structural development of bones, required for synthesis of DNA and RNA. It plays a major role in active transport of calcium and potassium across cell membranes which is vital for nerve
Eggs: perfect little complete nutrient-packed package. Problem: I cannot eat chicken eggs, they make me ill for hours after the consumption. Solution: QUAIL EGGS! They are even more compact and yet packed with even MORE nutrients. I love their small size so I […]
What Is a ‘Health Halo’? If you’re trying to eat healthier, you already know you should be including lots of fruit, vegetables, clean protein and healthy fats. But when you step into a grocery store, things get a bit more complicated. The majority of store […]
The topic of fat is confusing with many myths around fats. All this has led to decades of a bad rap on fats. The result, we have a slew of “”low fat,” “fat-free” products in the market. Research has found that shunning fat increases the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune issues and other conditions. But, is it okay to be eating fat every day? Before we delve into this, let’s understand the basics of fat.
Did you know calcium is the most abundant mineral in your body, followed by phosphorus? About 99% of the body’s calcium is in your bones and teeth. Likewise, about 85% of your body’s phosphorus is in the bones and teeth. Calcium and phosphorus are two essential minerals your body needs to build bones.
If you are someone who requires snacks in between the meals, I strongly recommend you plan them out ahead of time, this way you will not be tempted to buy a snack with poor nutritional value and empty calories. Having a macronutrient-balanced snack (protein + carbohydrates + fat) allows for stable blood sugar levels throughout the day and therefore controls cravings for sugar filled foods.Couple of things to remember: Are you really hungry?