Are cashew nuts fattening or good for weight loss?

Cashew nuts are very nutritious, being an excellent source of a variety of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese and selenium. They taste delicious on their own, but can also be incorporated into lots of recipes. At the same time however, they are a fat rich food, so you may…

Is yogurt fattening or good for weight loss?

Not only is yogurt delicious, it is also a great source of a variety of different nutrients such as protein, vitamin B12, phosphorus, calcium and potassium. Yogurt can be eaten on its own, used to make salad dressings or added to smoothies. Even though it is a great food to eat, you may be wondering…

Is coffee fattening

Is coffee fattening?

Thanks to its delicious taste and distinct aroma, coffee is one of the most popular beverages on the planet, enjoyed by millions of people everyday. I have a cup of black coffee every morning because it helps to energize me. But what if you are trying to manage your weight? Does coffee make you fat? The…

How many calories do you burn walking a mile?

If you are just starting out, walking is one of the best forms of exercise there is. It is easy to do, doesn’t require any equipment (apart from a good pair of shoes) and is low impact. It is generally recommended that you get at least 30 minutes of exercise 4 times a week, which…

Is it possible to lose 30 pounds in a month?

A healthy amount of weight to lose per week is 1 to 2 pounds, which equates to 4 to 8 pounds in a month. Losing 30 pounds in a month means you would have to lose 1 pound per day, which would not be considered healthy. You need to consume a certain number of calories…

Tips to help you get a six pack

With summer just around the corner, you may be wondering how to get a great six pack. It might come as a surprise to you that everybody has a six pack. Unfortunately, for most of us it is concealed under a layer of flab. Therefore the secret to defining those abdominal muscles is two fold; not…

What is the best cereal for weight loss?

Breakfast is often considered to be the most important meal of the day, and rightly so because studies have shown that eating it can help with weight management, reduce ones risk of developing type 2 diabetes and boost concentration levels. One of the most popular foods eaten for breakfast worldwide is cereal. The primary ingredient…

Is honey good for weight loss?

One of the biggest difficulties with a diet for weight loss is that many of the foods you enjoy the most are cut out. To generalise a bit, that’s basically most things containing fats or sugars, because the human body is designed to desire these as our hunter-gatherer ancestors needed them to stay alive. Fortunately,…

Nutribullet review

The Nutribullet, a kitchen appliance with the ability to extract nutrients from food, has hit the public by storm. With reports that celebrities such as Kate Middleton utilise the device, the Nutribullet has become a must have kitchen appliance. Inventors of the appliance claim that regular use of the Nutribullet can have numerous health benefits such as…

The health benefits of goji berries

Goji berries are bright red fruits which originated in China. They can also be referred to as a wolfberry, and are extremely delicate with a sweet taste. In western societies, the berries are often eaten as a dried fruit or as part of a fruit-juice mix. They are thought to have many benefits to the…