Nutrition

BUILD A LEAN, FIT AND HEALTHY BODY NATURALLY

  • 15 Amazing Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

    Many societies, especially those of the Americas and China, have a history of using cayenne pepper therapeutically. A powerful compound with many uses, cayenne pepper is currently gaining buzz for cleansing and detoxifying regimes such as the Master Cleanse. which uses the spice to stimulate circulation and neutralize acidity. Cayenne pepper has been used for […]

  • Amazing Health Benefits of Salmon

    Seven health benefits of salmon 1. Eating salmon is beneficial in the treatment of inflammatory joint conditions. Salmon contains small proteins called bioactive peptides. One in particular, called calcitonin, has been shown to increase, regulate and stabilize collagen synthesis in human osteoarthritic cartilage. This salmon-found protein also improves bone density and strength. 2. Eating salmon […]

  • 10 Top Amazing Health Benefits of Garlic

    Garlic is well known as a natural health remedy that has long been used to treat various ailments. It is extremely easy to source in most countries and can be consumed cooked or fresh. It is most easily included in your food or can be eaten on its own. You don’t need to limit yourself […]

  • Top 10 Banana Health Benefits

    Little History Of The Banana The origins of the banana are as complex and convoluted as the nature of the banana’s taxonomic origins themselves.  Archeologists have focused on the Kuk valley of New Guinea around 8,000 BCE (Before Common Era) as the area where humans first domesticated the banana.     Additionally, though this is […]

  • How to Create the Best Pre-Workout Meal

    Your pre-workout meal can make or break your workout. Here’s how to create the perfect pre-workout meal for optimal fat loss and performance. The Importance of Pre-Workout Nutrition Have you ever just felt like skipping your workout? Do you find yourself running out of energy halfway through your workouts? Pre-workout nutrition has a strong influence […]

  • Water Soluble Vitamins B and C and their role in the body

    What are vitamins? A vitamin is a small molecule that your body needs to carry out a certain reaction. Vitamins are essential in small quantities for all body functions including growth, repair of tissues, and the maintenance health. Most of us get enough of vitamins from our food, but it may be necessary for some […]

  • Carbohydrates: Why Size Matters

    If I collected a dime for each time I’ve seen or heard the word “carbohydrate” – or picked up a book on the subject, for that matter – I’d be a wealthy woman. And of course we’ve all heard the buzzwords: simple carb; complex carb; high carb; low carb; no carb. But do we really […]

  • 8 Health Benefits of Peanut Butter

    History of peanut butter: In 1895 Dr. John Harvey Kellogg (the creator of Kellogg’s cereal) patented a process for creating peanut butter from raw peanuts. He marketed it as a healthy protein substitute for patients without teeth. In 1903, Dr. Ambrose Straub of St. Louis, Missouri, patented a peanut–butter-making machine. Peanut butter isn’t just for […]

  • Tips To Help You Lose Excess Belly Fat

    Believe it or not, losing a little or a lot of fat involves pretty much the same concept – consistent dieting coupled with cardiovascular exercise and weight training. This is how the professionals do it, and it works. If you are overweight, you may be hesitant to start a weight training program, but the benefits […]

  • Does Too Much Protein Make You Fat?

    Beau Scott BSC of Sports Biomedicine and Nutrition at Cardiff Sports Nutrition Protein is an essential nutrient that plays important roles in many functions throughout the body, and not just for building muscle. Protein provides the essential and non-essential amino acids that serve as the building blocks for other proteins, enzymes and hormones within in […]