Foods to Eat and Avoid When you’re Diabetic! Plus a Sample Menu

A simple healthy diet plan can help you control your blood sugar if you are diabetic. Here are some ideas to get you started, from meal planning to exchange lists and counting carbohydrates. Diet details Recommended foods Make your calories count with these nutritious foods: Healthy carbohydrates. During digestion, sugars (simple carbohydrates) and starches (complex carbohydrates)Continue reading “Foods to Eat and Avoid When you’re Diabetic! Plus a Sample Menu”

5 More Tips to Succeed With Calorie Counting

Here are 5 more tips to count calories:     Be prepared: Before you start, get a calorie counting app or online tool, decide how you will measure or estimate portions and make a meal plan. Read food labels: Food labels contain lots of useful information for calorie counting. Make sure you check the portion size recommended on theContinue reading “5 More Tips to Succeed With Calorie Counting”

How to Improve Your Level of Physical Activity!

Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. According to the  Department of Health and Human Services recommends these exercise guidelines for mostly Adults: Aerobic activity. GetContinue reading “How to Improve Your Level of Physical Activity!”

Best Time To Do Cardio? Before or After a Workout!

The biggest problem for most people isn’t figuring out why to do cardio, but figuring out when to do it! A lot of people just don’t have the time for a really long workout. They want to increase their endurance levels and improve their resting heart rate and overall cardiovascular health, but they also wantContinue reading “Best Time To Do Cardio? Before or After a Workout!”

Tips to Portion Control

Portion control is important because it allows you to have a tight handle on how many calories you are presumably taking in. This means eating what your body needs instead of mindlessly overindulging!  Portion vs. Serving These two words may be used synonymously when describing specific topics, but should not be used interchangeably when describingContinue reading “Tips to Portion Control”

Tips to different types of diets on counting macros!

Sticking to a macro diet depends on having a good meal plan in place. “Planning ahead is always a good idea—this way, you can feel confident that you will more easily reach your goals for the day,” says Kelly. Each day, you’ll want to eat about three meals and two snacks. That’s 21 meals andContinue reading “Tips to different types of diets on counting macros!”

6 Tips for Losing Weight Without Counting Calories

These tips are to guide you through the steps you need to eat fewer calories, and also remember you will need to move your body more than the calories consumed. We have finally arrived at the actual tips for losing weight without counting calories. “> Remember that these strategies do nothing more than help youContinue reading “6 Tips for Losing Weight Without Counting Calories”

1000 Calorie Diet Sample Menu

Cutting back to 1000 calories a day is pretty drastic, and should only be used if you just want to lose a few pounds quickly, or feel the need to kick-start a longer term weight loss plan. That’s why health professionals recommend aiming for a weight loss of 1 to 2 pounds a week, andContinue reading “1000 Calorie Diet Sample Menu”

Fueling your body with the right nutrients!

Good nutrition can help your body perform better and recover faster after each workout. Optimal nutrient intake prior to exercise will not only help you maximize your performance but also minimize muscle damage (1). Here is everything you need to know about pre-workout nutrition. Fueling your body with the right nutrients prior to exercise willContinue reading “Fueling your body with the right nutrients!”