The Vegan diet is a very strict one indeed, no animal or animal derived products whatsoever are allowed and this can sometimes lead to confusion. There are many products out there that vegans can eat and people who have recently embraced this lifestyle … Read More
With the busy pace of life most of us lead these days, it is little wonder that our diets have suffered. We often rely on junk food and highly processed foods for convenience and speed. However, this inevitably means that … Read More
Meal replacements are basically meals in a liquid format. They are specially designed to contain all the macronutrients of a normal meal in addition to important vitamins and minerals that the body needs. Meal replacements though unecessary, is a helpful … Read More
Microwaves were created in the 1970s by the Nazis when they invaded Russia and since then microwaves have come a long way to the model we have today. Nevertheless, there has been persistent controversy surrounding the safety of microwaves.
The huge benefit of … Read More
Carbohydrates provide the body with energy to complete everyday activities. The majority of your diet should be obtained from carbohydrates. In recent years, carbohydrates have been given a bad reputation by claims it contributes to obesity and other health related diseases like diabetes. These conditions, however, are only … Read More
Whole foods are obtained directly from plants and animals as opposed to processed foods, which are stripped of their natural nutrients and have artificial ingredients added. Whole foods are profuse with micronutrient vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals.
Processed foods have a longer shelf life than whole foods because artificial ingredients … Read More
If you want to gain weight you have to be constantly providing your body with the ready fuel it needs to grow. Thus the importance of snacks.
We are not talking about fries, candy, sweet cakes and other unhealthy stuff like … Read More
You might think you are at a disadvantage being a vegetarian and wanting to gain weight. Actually you are not.
Although you will not have access to animal rich sources of protein you have a wide array of dairy … Read More
In order to gain weight you need to combine servings of all the major food groups (carbohydrates, protein and fats) in the correct proportions. Carbohydrates should make up the majority of your diet which should amount to 50-60%. Here is … Read More