Healthsomeness - Tips for a healthier lifestyle

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…

66 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 66 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…

Low calorie diet plan

You would consider following a low calorie diet if you wanted to lose weight, because doing so would force your body to make use of fat stores as a source of energy. Calorie requirements vary, and depend on a persons height, weight, age, gender, activity levels and overall goals. A diet plan that my be…

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:…

How many calories are there in a bagel with cream cheese?

Bagels vary in size, which means that the number of calories that they contain also varies. On average, a bagel that is 3 inches in diameter has 146 calories, whereas one that is 4.5 inches in diameter has 283 calories. The type and amount of cream cheese used also largely affects calorie numbers. A tablespoon…

Is oatmeal fattening or good for weight loss?

Oatmeal (also known as porridge) is usually eaten for breakfast and is prepared by boiling oats in milk or water. Oats are very nutritious and are a rich source of manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, fiber, various B vitamins and antioxidants. Studies have shown that eating oats can help lower cholesterol levels, improve blood sugar and relieve…

1400 calorie diet

The average adult needs to consume 2000 – 2500 calories in order to maintain their weight. You would generally follow a 1400 calorie diet plan if you were trying to lose weight. When you consume fewer calories than you burn, your body is forced to use its fat stores as a source of energy. 1400 calories…

49 foods high in Niacin (vitamin B3)

Vitamin B3 is more commonly known as niacin and is very important for your health. Here are 45 vitamin B3 rich foods to add to your plate!