A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod... Read more
These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave... Read more
"Help, I am way over in protein!"
"I’m not meeting my fat goal. Is this a problem?"
"How many carbohydrates should I be eating?"
Based on years of research that examined the relationship between nutrient i... Read more
I am having a VERY hard time getting enough protein.
I am allergic to eggs (whites and yolks) I have been eating dairy, but am technically allergic. I don't tolerate it well enough to rely on it as a major source of protein.
Nuts are OK in small... Read more
I've been drinking protein shakes for almost three years now and for the last six months or so, I've been getting really bloated after I drink even just a third of the bottle. I'm beginning to think I might have a sensitivity to the whey protein bec... Read more
I have been gradually introducing myself to a lifestyle of healthy eating for almost a year now. I finally decided to go to the gym about a month ago and i have been combining that with a reduced caloric intake (loose fat then later begin a... Read more
Meet your daily requirement of protein! It seems I never have trouble meeting fat and carb requirements but protein is elusive. I bought protein powder and enjoy protein smoothies with frozen fruit and skim yogurt after the gym!... Read more
I have a hard time meeting the minimum requirement for protein intake...until I discovered lightly sea-salted edamame. 13g of protein per 1/4 cup!! Now it's part of my morning snack and I can pass on the nuts which are so high on fat. I can a sligh... Read more
The high fiber cereals of years ago offered little taste for the nutritional benefit they provided. Today, that has changed and you can get a great tasting cereal that is also a good fiber source.Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet. Not only... Read more
Minerals work throughout the body to regulate processes and provide structure. Iron while an essential trace mineral, is not widely talked about. Because it can frequently be low and zap your energy, let's take a closer look at this essential nutr... Read more
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