Eggs are yummy!
We have over the years been told that we should be limiting our intake of eggs as they contain dietary cholesterol. But, recent studies have now shown that eggs in fact contain high levels of lecithin, which can help to lower cholesterol. So we should not be limiting our intake at all.
Excessive consumption of any food, including eggs, is not a good idea. But , now you don’t have to avoid eating eggs. It is a good idea to take advantage of the high nutrient content of eggs, they can also give your diet a great variety as they can be used in a great variety of recipes,
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Many people talk about “low GI foods” but I am sure, like I was when I first heard the term, most people have no idea what Glycemic Index means.
Well lets see, when you think of a carbohydrate food you could think of it by its glycemic index (GI). This is a rating of how long it takes for the body to break the carbohydrate down, and release them into the body as glucose. It is based on their immediate effect on your blood sugar level. Not all carbohydrates are the same, that is why a lot of people don’t do well on low carb diets, as they tend to
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Nuts Are Great
I know as I am with you, Christmas and New Year have just gone and we ate and drank way too much, so now we are thinking to ourselves, it is time to do something about it. Well you could start with a handful of Nuts!
A study at Harvard has shown that dieters who included nuts in their daily diet, where found to have lost more weight and kept it off longer than those who avoided eating nuts. It is believed that eating nuts regularly can actually help achieve, and maintain a healthy body weight. When you add nuts to a moderate fat, calorie controlled diet, nuts can
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People still get confused with the difference between a good fat and a bad fat, I know that I do. So here is an explanation that I think will clear things up for you a little.
So why good fats? What are these good fats, and why are they so good for us?. Why do we need good fats in our daily diet?.
It is not a secret that eating too much fat can make us overweight. We used to try to avoid fat, but we still gained weight. Now we know that we need some fats in our daily diet to keep ourselves healthy, avoiding all fats can be detrimental
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Weight loss programs that I have followed
As you may know already I like to read and write about Weight Loss, so here is another post to help you on your way to losing some weight if you want to.
I think choosing the actual program to lose the weight is the hardest thing any of us can do, we always have so many questions
- which one is good value?
- am I going to be able to follow it easily?
- and of course, am I going to lose the weight?, which is probably the most asked question.
Well here are a few programs that I have followed and lost weight with.
Strip That Fat
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Why Not Eat an Apple Today!
Apples can dramatically improve your nutritional intake and provide great health benefits. Apples are rich in pectin, which is a natural soluble fiber found in many fruits, but apples have the highest source of pectin of all fruits. Pectin can assist with the digestion of food and helps to reduce cholesterol. It can also assist with the reduction of high blood pressure. Did you know that one apple contains as much fiber as a bowl of bran cereal.
Apples are great, and so convenient, you can eat them anytime, anywhere, they are so good for you and they taste great.
Apples contain Quercetin which is thought to
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Besides being a Mum, I enjoy reading and writing about health and weight loss, I will add in some posts every now and then, Enjoy!.
Why Drink Water?
I know that it has happened to me, you want to get rid of some extra weight but you just can’t seem to get rid of it, but it could just be that you are not drinking enough water. Most people around you don’t drink enough water, but you guessed it you are not alone with this one. Many people decide to increase their water intake, but very few stick to it over time.
Reasons why you should drink water, and lots of it.
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Change in a Childs Behavior
There is a lot of talk about how some foods can change a childs behavior, our naturopath often mentions this, but when they are so young, you are unable to fully explain to them why they can’t eat or drink something, it becomes very difficult on both of you.
The naturopath often gives me a list of things that he should and shouldn’t eat, but I find it really difficult to stick to it. Some times the list consists of all the foods that he will only eat, what is he suppose to eat then.
I have however noticed a difference with sugary foods, so this week I
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Why is it that parents are less likely to exercise?
If you are a parent, you will more than likely think that you know the answer to this. You are always running around after the children day in day out, so you feel like you are getting enough exercise, but unfortunately you probably are not. Parents are less likely to exercise because they are so exhausted from running around after the children, the last thing you want to do exercise.
Parents can find that they are so busy looking after the children that they forget to look after themselves, which is not good for your own health and well being. Your health
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