22 benefits of jogging

Jogging is a fairly gentle sport that allows you to get all the benefits of exercise without putting your body under huge amounts of strain. There are many benefits of jogging that go far beyond the obvious associations we make with it. In fact, a surprising amount of these benefits are unknown to the majority…

79 excellent potassium rich foods

Potassium is a mineral that is responsible for many different functions that occur in your body on a daily basis. Here are 79 foods you can add to your diet to make sure your potassium levels stay in check.

4 superfoods you should include in your diet today!

There are hundreds of healthy foods out there which help with weight loss, help prevent and fight against cancer, regulate blood sugar levels and improve your mood. Today, I thought I would share with you 4 foods that I cannot get enough of on a daily basis. I usually include these four foods in salads…

15 health benefits of yoga

Yoga is known as a physical, mental and spiritual practice that looks to transform the mind as well as the body. The origins of yoga are up for debate with some historians claiming it was founded by the Indus Valley Civilisation more than 4,000 years ago. However, text relating to the practice is only really…

Is peanut butter fattening or good for weight loss?

There is no denying it, peanut butter is super delicious and hard not to love. It can be eaten on its own by the spoonful, buttered on toast and apples, or used in smoothie recipes such as this one. And if you eat the correct type, peanut butter can be beneficial to your health. However peanut…

How to lose 20 lbs in 2 months

How to lose 20 pounds in 2 months

By following a relatively strict diet and exercise plan, it is possible to lose 20 pounds in 2 months. A healthy amount of weight to lose per week would be 1 to 2 pounds, but with a little bit more effort, you should be able to increase this to an average of 2.5 pounds per…

Are apples with peanut butter healthy?

Peanut butter tastes great and can be eaten alongside so many other foods. It goes especially well with apples; simply chop an apple up into slices, spread on the peanut butter like you would on toast, sprinkle on some optional cinnamon and you’ve got yourself a delicious & filling snack. But just how healthy is this snack?…

Are baked potatoes healthy?

Also known as jacket potatoes, baked potatoes are affordable, easy & quick to prepare,  and taste delicious. Despite this, many people tend to avoid eating them (and potatoes in general) because they are considered to be unhealthy. But how true is this? Nutritional information The table below provides nutritional information for one medium sized (173…

How to lose inches off your waist

Losing fat from your waist will require a combination of a good diet and an effective exercise plan. Fat in the abdominal area, also known as belly fat, can be very harmful to your health and you should aim to get rid of it. Much of this fat is visceral fat, which is different from subcutaneous fat, the…

Are nuts fattening or good for weight loss?

Nuts are some of the most nutrient dense foods out there, containing large amounts of vitamins and minerals including vitamin E, manganese, phosphorus and magnesium. They are also very versatile and can either be eaten on their own, used in a variety of recipes or even be added to smoothies such as this one. Nuts taste…