Category Archives: Nutrition

Articles about nutrition, diets, foods, herbs, supplements, vitamins and more, often including the health benefits of the chosen topic. Written by qualified journalists, each piece is based on studies and always fact-checked.

Oats 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Oats

Oats (Avena sativa) are a whole-grain cereal mainly grown in North America and Europe. They are a very good source of fiber, especially beta glucan, and are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Whole oats are the only food source of avenanthramides, a unique group of antioxidants believed to protect against heart disease. Due to […]

How to Count Macros to Reach Your Goals

macros

While it may seem intimidating at first, counting macros is a common practice among dieters, bodybuilders and health-conscious consumers alike. Not only can it increase weight loss and enhance muscle growth, but it may also improve the overall quality of your diet and promote accountability. Ready to figure out how many macros you need? Keep […]

Lazy Keto Benefits and Meal Plan

lazy-keto

Curious about whether the ketogenic diet could help you reach your goals, but dreading diligently counting macros and calories each day? Then a “lazy keto diet” might be a good option for you. This approach focuses most on limiting carb intake, while allowing for more flexibility in terms of how much fat and protein you eat. While […]

Ketogenic Diet for Beginners Made Easy: The Ultimate Guide to “Keto”

keto diet

Unlike many fad diets that come and go with very limited rates of long-term success, the ketogenic diet (or keto diet) has been practiced for more than nine decades (since the 1920s) and is based upon a solid understanding of physiology and nutrition science. The keto diet works for such a high percentage of people because it targets […]

Crispy Orange Beef Recipe

Beef-and-Broccoli

Total Time Serves Meal Type Diet Type 30 minutes 4 – 5 Beef, Bison & Lamb,Gluten-Free,Main Dishes Gluten-Free,Paleo INGREDIENTS: 1–1/2 lbs top sirloin beef, thinly sliced 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon coconut aminos 2 cups coconut oil 1/4 cup arrowroot powder 2 teaspoon orange zest […]

Coconut Aminos: The Healthy Replacement for Soy Sauce?

coconut aminos

Do you find yourself in love with Asian food but unable to stomach the risks of genetically modified soy sauce? You, my friend, are in luck. Welcome to the world of coconut aminos. Not only are coconut aminos a great substitute for soy sauce, but they’re also a powerful little ingredient on their own. Coconut aminos are […]

The Warrior Diet: Reviews, Meal Plan, Pros & Cons

Warrior diet

The Warrior Diet is a form of intermittent fasting that is based on the diet of ancient warriors and is believed to help improve weight loss, strength, vitality and health. Although it has a much shorter eating window than other forms of fasting, it’s appealing to many dieters because it allows you to consume small amounts […]

CARBS – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CARBS

carbs

If you want to eat a healthy, balanced diet, it’s important to provide your body with the three macronutrients: protein, fat, and carbohydrates. Remember that carbs are our body’s most important energy suppliers: they support brain function and also our muscles and organs. COMPLEX AND SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? When we talk about carbohydrates, we distinguish between […]

WHAT IS PROTEIN? HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Protein 101

Protein–or albumin–is not just an important topic for athletes. It also plays a crucial role for those looking to eat a balanced diet, or people who want to shed a few pounds. In Protein 101, you’ll learn how much protein your body needs, what biological value means and what foods are high in protein. NATURAL […]

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