Low calorie fruits

Because most fruits have large amounts of water and fiber, they are generally low in calories and eating them can be beneficial when trying to lose weight. Fruits contain naturally occurring sugars, which makes them a great food to snack on if you need a boost in energy or are craving something sweet. In this…

Foods high in monounsaturated fat

For a long time it was believed that fat is very unhealthy and should not be a large part of the diet. However lots of recent research shows that some types of fat are essential for our health. Monounsaturated fats (MUFAs) are liquid at room temperature and turn solid when they are chilled. Studies have…

Is ginger ale good for you?

Ginger ale is a carbonated beverage that contains either real ginger extract or ginger flavouring. It is sweet tasting and enjoyed by people all over the world. The table below provides nutritional information for your average can (12 fl oz) of store bought ginger ale. Calories 124 Fat 0 Cholesterol 0 Sodium 26 mg Carbohydrate 32…

29 foods high in calcium

Almost everyone knows that calcium is an important part of the diet. It helps to maintain strong bones and teeth, as well as preventing rickets and osteoporosis. Here are some calcium rich foods you should be eating more of.

82 foods high in dietary fiber

Fiber is often referred to as roughage and plays an important part in maintaining a healthy digestive system. There are two forms of fiber, soluble and insoluble, and both are found only in plant-based foods, but in varying quantities. Here are 82 great sources of dietary fiber.

50+ delicious & healthy smoothie recipes

Smoothies are extremely easy to prepare, which is one of the many reasons why they are so popular. We have compiled more than 50 smoothie recipes for you to enjoy. Use the filter and sort functionality to help you find a smoothie recipe that is just for you!

What is the healthiest cheese?

Cheese is a delicious food that has been eaten by humans for a long time. It is made by curdling milk with acids or enzymes, causing it to coagulate. The solid parts (proteins and fat) are separated from the liquid whey and are then aged. Softer cheeses are not aged for long, whereas hard cheeses are…

Are there carbs in vegetables?

Vegetables are some of the most nutrient dense foods that you can eat. They are very low in calories (thanks to their high water content) and are a rich source of important vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin K, calcium and potassium. Including plenty of vegetables in your diet is highly recommended by…

What is the healthiest food?

Healthy foods are those that are nutritionally dense, thanks to the large amounts of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other powerful substances they contain. Because of their strong nutritional profiles, they bring with them lots of health benefits. It is difficult to crown a single food as being the healthiest. This is because lots of foods have…

Healthy high calorie foods

Calories are units of energy and all foods have them, but in differing amounts. Foods that contain lots of water, such as most fruits and vegetables, tend to be low in calories because water has 0 calories. On the other hand, foods that have a lot of fat tend to be high in calories because…

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