Are hard boiled eggs good for you?

The great thing about eggs is that they are not only inexpensive but there are also many different ways to cook them. They can be fried, scrambled, poached or boiled, to name a few. Boiled eggs can either be soft, medium or hard, the main difference being how well the yolk is cooked: Soft –…

Is carbonated water good or bad for you?

Carbonated water is an alternative to plain water. In fact it is simply plain water that has had pressurized carbon dioxide gas added to it, which forms the bubbles that you see when you pour it into a glass. Schweppes, Canada Dry, S.Pellegrino and Perrier are well known manufacturers of bottled carbonated water. Carbonated water is…

How to eat 3000 calories a day

The average adult needs to eat roughly 2000 – 2500 calories per day. There are of course a number of different factors that determine each individuals daily calorie requirement. These factors are current weight, height, age, gender and activity levels. If you are happy with your current weight, you can use our calorie calculator here…

1000 calorie diet

In order to lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories than you burn. Doing so forces your body to use its fat stores as a source of energy. Following a 1000 calorie diet will lead to weight loss, but is not recommended for everyone. In fact, most people would be able to eat far more…

What vitamins are in grapes?

It is recommended that you eat around 2 cups of fruits and 3 cups of vegetables per day, to get your “5 a day”. Even though most fruits and vegetables are made up of water, they are packed full of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Grapes are not only one of the most delicious fruits…

Why does chocolate make you happy?

Chocolate has to be one of, if not the most loved food worldwide. Children love it as much as adults and often have to be kept away from it – try saying the same thing about broccoli! It is no surprise that chocolate has been around for centuries. There is evidence of chocolate consumption that…

Is bubble tea healthy?

Bubble tea was first created in Taichung, a special municipality located in Taiwan. Also commonly known as boba tea or pearl milk tea, it is now enjoyed worldwide. Bubble tea is usually served chilled in a plastic cup with a large straw, allowing you to suck up the chewy tapioca pearls (or boba) that settle…

70 super sources of protein

Protein is not only important for repairing and building muscle tissue, it is also vital for lots of different bodily processes. Here are 70 protein rich foods you can enjoy.

Do bananas help you sleep?

Bananas are not only one of the most delicious fruits out there, they are also extremely healthy thanks to the amazing amounts of vitamins and minerals they contain. They can be eaten on their own or frozen and added to smoothies. Some of the benefits of eating them include aiding in digestion, improving eye health and…

How to burn 1000 calories a day

In order to burn 1000 calories a day, you need to exercise intensely. This may not be possible if you are just starting out, but you can gradually build up your fitness so that you are able to do so over time. There are a number of factors that determine how many calories you burn:…

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