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…

Is ice cream good or bad for you?

There is no denying that ice cream is one of the most delicious foods out there and is enjoyed by almost everyone, no matter their age. With hundreds of different flavours and varieties to choose from, it can be extremely difficult to resist. But just how healthy is ice cream, and how often should you…

Is popcorn fattening or good for weight loss?

Popcorn is a delicious snack that is enjoyed by both adults and children. It is made by heating a special type of corn, which has kernels that are smaller and harder than other types of corn. They contain water in them, and when heated, the water turns into steam. The steam builds pressure, causing the…

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…

15 green leafy vegetables that you should eat more of

Green leafy vegetables are very healthy. They are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other substances that provide a myriad of health benefits for the body. Most tend to be very high in vitamins A, C & K. Because of this, you should try and include as many of the green leafy vegetables mentioned below…

High protein, low fat foods

Protein is an important macro-nutrient that is required by the body. It builds and maintains muscle mass, boosts metabolism and satisfies one’s appetite. There are lots of protein rich foods that you can eat but not all are the same in terms of fat content. In this article, we will focus on foods that are high…

9 foods that make you poop

Constipation is definitely not the most fun topic to talk about and can be a huge pain in the posterior (pun intended). But at some point in their lives, most people have had to face it. The number of times you should have bowel movements varies greatly, some people have them after every meal whereas…

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,…

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