49 foods high in Niacin (vitamin B3)

Vitamin B3 is more commonly known as niacin and is very important for your health. Here are 45 vitamin B3 rich foods to add to your plate!

Does chewing gum help you concentrate?

Chewing gum, a teachers worst nightmare. I know when I was in high school, chewing gum was banned and if you were caught with it, you had to spit it out immediately. But could chewing it possibly help with activities such as studying, or does it do nothing at all? There have been a number…

Is peanut butter good for your health?

I never used to be a huge fan of peanut butter, but over the years I began to get accustomed to its taste and slowly began enjoying it. Nowadays  I can’t get enough of the stuff and have to constantly control the urges I get to have just a tablespoon full more. Peanut butter is…

Does protein make you gain weight?

You probably already know just how important protein is for your health. It increases muscle mass and strength, is required for the production of enzymes & hormones, stabilizes blood sugar levels, promotes healthy brain function, maintains bone health and slows down aging. The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) of protein is 0.36 grams per pound of…

Is peanut butter gluten free?

Peanut butter – you either really love the taste or can’t stand the sight of it. Fortunately for me, I fall in the former group and use it pretty much everywhere; I add it to smoothies, spread it over apple slices (they’re delicious!) and sometimes just gulp down a tablespoon full of the stuff. You…

Are sweet potatoes fattening or good for weight loss?

Packed with nutrition and extremely versatile, sweet potatoes are a delicious root vegetable that should definitely have a place on your plate. You may only be accustomed to eating them during Thanks Giving and Christmas however after learning about all the health benefits that they bring, you will more than likely be persuaded to make…

How to lose 40 pounds

The equation calories in – calories out determines whether you lose, maintain or gain weight. The first number in the equation represents the energy that you introduce into your body via the food that you eat. The second represents the energy that you naturally burn throughout the day and when you exercise. In order to lose…

20 fruits high in fiber

Dietary fiber plays an important role in maintaining good health, by helping to lower cholesterol levels, relieve constipation and feed gut friendly bacteria. Fruits and vegetables are some of the best sources of soluble and insoluble fiber; in this article we list out fruits with the highest fiber content. 1. Passion fruit 1.9 g of…

4000 calorie diet

The average adult man needs approximately 2500 calories on a daily basis to maintain his weight, whereas the average woman needs around 2000 calories. These numbers of course vary from individual to individual, being dependent on factors such as weight, height, age and activity levels. To gain weight, it is generally recommended that you should consume…

The best fruits for weight loss

Fruits are very nutritious, thanks to their high vitamin, mineral & antioxidant content. Because of this, they bring many health benefits to one’s health. Eating them can also be beneficial for weight loss. To lose weight, you need to create a calorie deficit, which is achieved by consuming fewer calories than you burn. When you do…

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