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Knowing Your Carbohydrates 0

Knowing Your Carbohydrates

Go to a dinner party these days and you’ll probably meet both carbohydrate boosters and carbohydrate bashers. For carbohydrates have become a battleground in debates about healthy eating. They’re what you’re supposed to fill up on when you cut down on fats, says one side of the table. Or they’re what’s making Americans fat, according to the other side. Yet most people don’t really know what carbs are. Carbohydrates include all the sugars and starches we eat. Carbohydrates can be confusing because they are found in so many foods. All of the following, for example, are rich sources of carbohydrates:...

The Surprising Benefits of Coffee 0

The Surprising Benefits of Coffee

For some of us, it may be hard to be a functional human being without our morning cup of coffee. But in a society that consumes what can be considered the most widely used drug on the planet so often – you have to wonder: is it actually good for us? Coffee and the caffeine that’s in it have been linked to dehydration, stomach problems, effects on your metabolism, and insomnia, and other conditions – but what does the science say? Kim Flannery is a local registered and certified dietitian currently serving as the Wisconsin Athletic Club’s nutrition director, and she says you really don’t have to...

14 Signs You Have A Carbohydrate Intolerance 0

14 Signs You Have A Carbohydrate Intolerance

People often complain about a combination of symptoms including unexpected weight gain, unexplained fatigue and low energy levels, which is not a clear indicator of some health problem. However, expert doctors know what to look for when their patients complain of these symptoms and start conducting test and analysis to determine the root cause of the problem. Often the tests reveal blood sugar levels in pre-diabetic range which can explain these symptoms. Elevated blood sugar levels are often a result of high consumption of white flour, refined sugars and grains and similar unhealthy ingredients. If your diet...

60 Seconds A Day To 6-Pack Abs 0

60 Seconds A Day To 6-Pack Abs

People exercise often to get healthier, but among this they are also trying to look good. Having a toned flat stomach and tighten abdominal muscles are not necessary but you can have it if you want it. We find out a perfect exercise that will provide you perfect flat stomach and you won’t be needed countless sit-ups. Why this exercise is good This exercise is so good that targets all of the core muscles at the same time. With other exercises you are activating only the surface muscles, known by the name “six pack” this exercise targets the transverse abdominals, the gluteus maximus, and anterior deltoids....

How To Eat A Ketogenic Diet 0

How To Eat A Ketogenic Diet

It may seem quite daunting to begin a ketogenic diet. After all, you’re practically cutting out the entire carbohydrate food group. Rest assured, it doesn’t have to be overly difficult to live the keto lifestyle. If you want to lose weight, you’ll still have to restrict your calories, but the satiating qualities of this diet will make it much easier to refrain from overindulging. Cut the Carbs A ketogenic diet is low carb, moderate protein, and high fat. Keep your net carbs (gross carbs with fiber subtracted) under 20 grams a day to ensure ketosis. Some people may go up to 50 grams a day, but this is after...