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.

How to get rid of belly fat

Fat which is found deep in the abdominal cavity (also known as visceral fat) is one of the most dangerous types. Having too much belly fat increases your risk of a number of diseases, including diabetes and coronary heart disease. A common misconception is that you can target certain areas of the body to lose fat…

Fruits that are low in sugar

Fruits are often thought of as being super sweet foods that are rich in sugar. But this is not always the case; there are some fruits that contain very little sugar. In this article we will list out fruits that have less than 5 g of sugar per 100 g serving and briefly mention the health…

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!

Is fruit fattening or good for weight loss?

Fruits are some of the healthiest and most delicious foods on the planet. They are a source of natural sugars, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other powerful substances. Eating fruits brings with them many health benefits. If you are trying to lose weight, you may be wondering whether eating fruit is a good idea. The short answer is…

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…

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