Category Archives: Diet & nutrition
Natural Weight Loss Drinks – With all the different diets and foods that claim to help you lose weight, how do you really know if you are getting enough nutrition? Nutrition and weight loss are a tricky combination, you have to make sure that what you take in will give your body the right vitamins and minerals it needs while not giving it calories and such. Drinks are of the same dilemma. Our bodies need liquid to survive and there are certain drinks that one cannot take in when trying to lose weight. There are on the other hand, good drinks – healthy and naturally helps our bodies lose weight. Which drinks are these?
Eating Healthily Over Easter Holiday – Easter is both a great religious and social festival. Even so, almost cultures that celebrate Easter have a tradition that involves eating rich and indulgent food, such as those classic Easter eggs, various types of chocolates and special spiced cakes such as Hot Cross Buns.
From a dieting viewpoint though, these foodstuffs are something of a disaster. High in calories and in some cases at least, low in nutritional value, they are normally things to avoid if you are trying to lose or control your weight.
How To Cook Vegetables? – Vegetables are necessary to our diet. The latest recommendation from dieticians is a minimum of five cups of vegetables per day. The truth is we can get a great deal of our daily vitamin and mineral content from vegetables. We need to ensure that how we cook them does not wash away vitamin contents and benefits of consumption.
Cooking vegetables can be tricky. Over cooking can make vegetables bland and sodden. My belief is that vegetables should never be boiled. Boiling not only robs us of vitamin content, it is the main culprit in turning vegetables to a lifeless, tasteless mass.