Diet, nutrition, weight loss, conditions. Health & Fitness Information.
By Jake Fuller
Diet and Nutrition
Aspartame - One of the reasons for using an artificial sweetener is the quest to reduce calories and therefore lose or maintain body weight.
Body Mass Index - Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are two measurements to identify if you are at increased risk of developing health problems because of your weight.
Breakfast of Champions - Mom was right; breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Your body needs 50 different nutrients everyday.
Carbohydrate Loading - Carbohydrate loading or Glycogen loading is a concept derived from research published in Sweden.
Carbohydrates - Carbohydrates are valuable sources of energy and other nutrients. Carbohydrates are derived primarily from plants and best known for their contribution to available quick energy
Celebration Eating - Celebrations, special events, festivals are all times when we indulge in our favorite comfort foods
Cholesterol Free - Reduce the cholesterol in your diet? There's no connection whatsoever between cholesterol in food and cholesterol in blood. None
Daily Water - How much water to drink daily for health and sports performance. Daily fluid requirements will vary with ...
Eating Out - Fast foods and restaurants can be an obstacle to maintaining a healthy weight. Dining out poses many challenges to a healthy lifestyle.
Eating for Stress - A nutrition connection and stress can be intriguing because usually wise food choices are the last thing on our mind when we perceive stress but nutritional deficiencies are rarely the cause of the stress
Emotional Eating - If you find yourself at the fridge when you are mad, glad, stressed or sad, you are not eating for energy.
Fat Phobia - Not all fats are bad. Fat is a very functional source of energy.
Garlic - Many people today know that garlic has a large number of health and wellness benefits.
Goal Setting - New Year’s is a great time to think about what changes can be made to improve our health and well being but staying on top of these goals is equally important.
Halloween - Halloween Party. Gone are the days when the Treat part of Trick or Treat was an apple, home-made baking or bag of popcorn
Healthy Carbs - Nutritious, complex carbs can be a great addition to a healthy lifestyle
Healthy Eating - We expect more for our money and unfortunately that is leading to more for our waistlines as well
Holiday Food - Weight gain during holidays - eating sensibly during the Christmas season
Holiday Weight - This holiday season buck the trends and avoid the Seasonal Seven - the average weight gain between Thanksgiving and the New Year
Low Carb Low Fat - Low fat diet is the healthiest way to avoid serious diseases, right? Maybe wrong
Menu Planning - Menu planning for the outdoor season. Prepare for that strenuous day hiking, climbing, gardening
Munchies - The time between meals can become too long and a mini-meal is just what you need to tide you over till the next time you eat.
Nutrition Bars - Nutrition bars can be divided into three categories based on ingredient characteristics and intended function.
Fitness DVDs - Fitness and health has always been a priority for people who want to live longer and healthier, however, working out tends to be quite boring.
Fitness ball - The fitness ball can help improve your posture, balance, and core strength. The ball, commonly known as stability ball, fitness ball, Swiss ball, physio ball, etc., was used as early as the 1960s
Motivation - Everybody needs motivation tips to help push them through a difficult stage
Never Too Old - 5 Parts of a Healthy-Aging Workout, 5 Keys to Exercise Success. Keep in mind the words of 90-year old Jack LaLanne, I work at living, not dying.
Personal Trainer - Properly trained fitness trainers are experts in this area. Weight training, aerobic conditioning, flexibility, and a sensible diet are the keys to preventing and even reversing many chronic diseases