Healthy Foods to Fight the Winter Blues

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When the days get shorter and you’re stuck inside, it is easy to get winter blues. If you are feeling bored, don’t escape in unhealthy foods. Below are healthy foods you should reach for instead. Read more

9 Great Foods to Freeze for Later

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One of the seemingly daunting tasks folks who want to eat healthier tend to face is freezing. For the modern family today, freeze-able foods make life easier.  However, it is possible to still eat healthy even when you have little time to put into cooking. That said, here are 13 healthy foods you can pop in your freezer and later thaw for an easy, quick addition to your meals: Read more

Learning Proper Snacking Techniques

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Food is where nutrition begins. The food you eat follows a procedure that has been prescribed in the human body to provide nourishment. Food is broken down in the tissues of the body and energy. Many of the food and nutrition articles that you read today reveals that the actual science of nutrition is concerned with everything the body does when it comes to carrying out all of the functions in an efficient manner. Read more

5 Foods to Make You Feel Better

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If you have been in a depressed or gloomy mood, or if you have been feeling irritable, then maybe foods are ruining your mood. According to nutrition experts, you can actually make yourself feel better if you eat the right foods. If you still do not believe that your mood depends on the food you eat, then try eating the following: Read more

What to Eat for a Better Brain Preformance?

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Not many foods actually boost neurogenesis which is a process by which neurons are generated. Studies have shown that the learning process is associated with increased neuronal survival.

So what can we eat to keep a healthy brain? Here are some specific food research has shown that help improve cognitive performances: Read more

10 Ways to Foil Food Cravings

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If we are trying to restrict our calorie intake, one of the major challenges we will have is in fighting those unhealthy food cravings when they come, as they inevitably will! It’s perfectly normal to have these desires, but it’s important to know how to deal with them, as they can easily sabotage any diet and fitness plan. Here are some tips for foiling these unwelcome impulses: Read more

Superfoods: 5 to Try Over Christmas and New Year

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Let’s face it, Christmas is (for many) of us a time to eat lots of food that aren’t particularly good for us. Combined with a higher than usual alcohol intake and the temptation to stay indoors and avoid any form of exercise, it’s a time when we should at least be trying to squeeze in some foods that are guaranteed to be good for us. There’s been a lot of talk about so-called super foods in recent years, with producers of a range of foods claiming near-miraculous health benefits from their products. Read more

Counting Calories is Still the Best

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Losing weight is seldom easy. It can be next to impossible for some people, especially those suffering from certain disorders. For the rest, it’s still a challenge, but one that can often be overcome if you simply do the math. When calories out exceed calories in, you tend to lose weight. That may seem like an oversimplification, but there’s really no other way. Read more