Category Archives: Nutrition

3 Fat Burning Spices To ‘Spice Up’ Your Weight Loss

Spices are not only a great way to add flavour to your food, but also to help you lose weight. Most spices have been used for thousand of years for their medicinal properties and health benefits. Some even have properties that prevent fat gain and/or stimulate the body to burn more fat. Here are 3 fat burning… Read More »

Carb Cyling For Women: Study Finds Women Lost More Weight…

Carb cycling for women is an effective dieting method for weight loss. It’s easy to adopt and adhere to, without the need to count and restrict calories. Here is a study that shows carb rotation diet is more superior than conventional calorie restricted diet for weight loss.

Carb Cycling For Fat Loss

Losing weight seems to be the easiest when you are just starting out on a fat loss program. During the early stage, you are likely to achieve great results pretty quickly. Then, your fat loss comes to an abrupt halt. What can you do about it? Try using ’carb cycling’ to help you break the plateau. What is Carb Cycling?

Baked Pumpkin With Cinnamon

Got this whole pumpkin at the local farmer market today… to make baked pumpkin with cinnamon. It took me a while to develop a taste for pumpkin. This vegetable  is not only highly nutritious, but also fills me up for hours. Pumpkins are packed with healthy goodness 1.  It is a good source of: -… Read More »

Dangers Of Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners have no nutritional value but only serve to satisfy our sweet tooth. They are made from chemicals which can result in unwanted side effects when ingested. The chemicals are toxins and when metabolised in the body, result in more toxic by-products. Due to the lack of long term human studies, the safety of… Read More »

Are Artificial Sweeteners Bad For You?

Most people who want to reduce their calorie intake from sugar are switching to artificial sweeteners. As the name (artificial) implies, they are not natural at all. The questions arise… Are artificial sweeteners bad for you? What are the side effects of artificial sweeteners? What are artificial sweeteners? Artificial sweeteners are a type of sugar… Read More »

Do Carbohydrates Make You Fat?

“Do carbohydrates make you fat?” “Do all carbs make you fat?” These are just some of the questions I often get about carbohydrates. Why you need carbohydrates Carbohydrates are necessary for your organs to function properly and as a source of energy for the body. As one of the contributory factors to obesity,  carbs have… Read More »

Top 3 Foods That Suppress Appetite

Hunger is a common complaint among those who are on a reduced calorie diet plan to lose weight. It is also the reason why most people give up on a fat loss diet plan and regain the weight they lost. No matter how much willpower you have, you’ll eventually succumb to hunger pangs and cravings.… Read More »

Are Energy Drinks Bad For You & Fat Loss?

Energy drinks are a huge business in the beverage industry. They claim to increase energy and enhance athletic performance. Many people, including teenagers, fall for the marketing strategies of these drinks. They seem to believe that energy drinks are necessary during/after workout or at anytime when they need a quick boost of energy. Energy Drink… Read More »

Metabolism Diet: Foods That Increase Metabolism

Besides exercising, there are certain foods (and drinks) that can increase metabolism and accelerate fat loss. If you are already following a workout program and nutritional plan, these metabolism boosters can give you an edge and enhance your fat burning results. 1. Green tea Studies have shown that green tea has thermogenic properties. It increases… Read More »