If you burn more calories than your body needs and you don’t burn extra calories by exercising, you gain weight. If a person consumes too many calories, these calories are stored as body fat. Each person has a BMR (basal metabolic rate). This is the amount of calories you need before exercising. It is based… Continue reading 10 simple tips for losing weight in a healthy way
Supplements are used to “supplement” the body when dietary alone does not provide vitamins and minerals. A variety of supplements are available at pharmacies, health food stores and supermarkets. When supplementing your diet, it is important to first ask yourself, “What do you want to achieve by supplementing your diet?” Many foods and beverages in… Continue reading When should I take the supplement?
Children, and often adults, are often rewarded with food for doing something that deserves praise and recognition. Examples include school grades, sporting grades, dentist grades, and a little work at home. Sweet and processed foods such as chocolate, cookies, cakes and potato chips are commonly used reward types. These types of foods are high in… Continue reading Should I use food as a reward?
Using social networking platforms daily, many of us get nutritional information, advice and recipes from the people we follow. This advice can come from a variety of different people, such as health workers, celebrities or even friends who are part of what they have cooked. However, when it comes to advice or nutritional information, it… Continue reading How can I know if a recipe is healthy?