How to lose weight in a month

Weight loss can be summed up by a short and simple equation: calories in – calories out. The first number represents the energy that you introduce into your body via the food that you eat. The second number represents the energy that you naturally burn throughout the day, and when you exercise. The result of…

Are pistachios fattening or good for weight loss?

Like is the case with most nuts, pistachios are not only delicious, they are also a rich source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein. They are a great food to add to your diet for overall health. At the same time however, pistachios contain a lot of fat. The majority of this is monounsaturated fat,…

Are olives fattening or good for weight loss?

Olives are small fruits that grow on olive trees. They are usually green or black in colour, depending on when they are picked. Olives contain small amounts of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, iron, calcium and copper, which are needed for good health. Olives are a big part of the Mediterranean diet, which is…

How to lose 100 pounds

In its simplest form, weight loss comes down to a short equation: calories in – calories out. A calorie is a unit of energy. ‘Calories in’ represents the energy that you introduce into your body via the food that you eat. ‘Calories out’ represents the energy that you burn naturally throughout the day, and when…

Are lentils fattening or good for weight loss?

Lentils are a legume (a pulse to be exact) similar to beans, and come in different varieties including French green, petite estoria & black beluga, each with their own colour. They are a rich source of many vitamins, minerals and nutrients (such as B vitamins, manganese and phosphorus), making them great for your heart health, improving…

Are sunflower seeds fattening or good for weight loss?

Sunflower seeds are a source of many vitamins and minerals, including vitamin E, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese and selenium. These are important nutrients for the body and because of this, sunflower seeds bring with them many health benefits. Some notable ones are improved heart health, cancer prevention, supporting thyroid function, balancing blood sugar levels and better…

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How many calories should you eat a day?

The number of calories that a person should eat per day will depend on their age, gender, height, weight, how active they are and what their overall goal is. As you can imagine, this means that calorie requirements can vary greatly from person to person. With that being said, the overall thinking behind calorie consumption…

How much weight can you lose in a month?

A large number of factors come into play when determining how much weight an individual will lose over a given period of time, so it is difficult to pinpoint the exact amount of weight that a person would lose in a month. This number can vary from a few pounds to 10+ pounds, because weight…

Are carrots fattening or good for weight loss?

Did you know that carrots are so well loved, there is a whole day dedicated to appreciating them? April 4th is International Carrot Day and is celebrated by carrot lovers. Some of the health benefits associated with this root vegetable include its ability to help improve your vision, fight off cancer and protect your liver. Carrots are bursting…

Is soup fattening or good for weight loss?

Soup is enjoyed worldwide, with different cultures having their own unique recipes. It is also usually very straightforward to prepare, making it a great meal option if you don’t like to spend a lot of time cooking. When you are trying to lose weight, it is important to restrict certain types of foods and eat more…

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