Leading a healthy lifestyle generally involves the consumption of nutritious diets consisting of fruits and vegetables and an ample supply of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. In addition, regular exercise and eight hours of sleep each day, coupled with diets rich in fruits and vegetables, may also assist in promoting good health. For individuals who aim to lose weight, controlling the amount of carbohydrates in their diets and increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables may curb the excess intake of …Read more
The sun is shining, the air is hot, and there is a delicious scent from the BBQ wafting through the air, and yet all you can think about is the calories and carbohydrates that you are about to consume. Well fret not, because a BBQ dinner does not have to be unhealthy or high in calories, choose from the following list of suggestions and you can enjoy your dinner guilt free.
Veggies and Hummus
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Peanut butter is perhaps the best known and most popular form of nut butter on the market. There have been warnings that peanut butter and a long list of other nut butters contain saturated fat and sodium; however, medical researchers insist it doesn’t mean that natural nut butters are bad for you.
Fat and Protein Content
According to Harvard Medical School nut butters may have some saturated fat in them but it is the whole package of nutrients in the …Read more
The Mediterranean diet is a diet that is based upon healthy eating as opposed to counting carbohydrates and calories and it has been followed for thousands of years by the residents of the Mediterranean coast. It is highly revered for its ability to promote good health and its consumption is associated with a reduced risk for obesity, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and cardiovascular disease as well as an increased lifespan. In addition, a low carbohydrate version of the Mediterranean diet …Read more