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A well-balanced, healthy salad can go a long way for your well-being, and it can be pretty darn delicious as well. However, all of that falls into water when you decide to top the salad off with the unhealthiest things. The topping you choose is equally important as the salad itself, as it can lower the nutritional level of the healthy green-based plate you’re...

We’ve been hearing stuff like “I’m not rich enough to eat healthy” for many years, and we’ve somehow accepted that saying as something legitimate. But when did this “self-pitiful theory” and an excuse become a fact? Sure, there are plenty healthy foods that can clean your wallet out like nobody’s business, however, there are a lot more of those that...

Both logic and science suggest that eating foods that contain fat will make you fatter. While in some cases this is true, consuming certain fatty foods actually has more benefits than you might think. Improved By Fat As fat is one of three essential macronutrient, it’s as important to our health as protein and carbs. You’ve probably read somewhere that saturated...

A salad is not a salad until it gets enriched by a proper dressing. Some like it sour, others like it sweet, and it’s not uncommon for a salad dressing to be spicy on occasions. However, there is one thing that is a most common salad companion, but its health benefits are often overlooked. It’s called apple cider vinegar, and here are a couple of reasons why...

Posted on Aug 18 2015 - 5:56pm

No matter what the goal of your diet is, each macronutrient is equally important and should be a consistent part of your meals. This includes protein, which serves not only as a building block for muscles, but also as our prime source of energy. However, some people still believe in various myths surrounding this particular nutrient, which in turn makes them either...

Posted on Aug 7 2015 - 12:52pm

In the past couple of years, the trend of superfoods has gained a lot of popularity, and for a good reason. This type of foods is not only waistline-friendly, but can also prevent and even cure various diseases. Many things fall into the superfood group, but one of the most common things found in this group are seeds. However, instead of telling you how expensive...

Posted on Aug 5 2015 - 1:55pm

Although it doesn’t seem like the debate on whether genetically modified foods are good or bad for our health is going to end any time soon, there are certain things science has proven about them so far. The most recent study in the GM field was focused on genetically modified soybeans, and as it turns out, things are looking much worse than previously thought. A...

We all know that the most important thing to consume is water. Water is basically life, and staying hydrated is of utmost importance. However, this basic human need sometimes seems as a chore or job, since water is, let’s face it, a pretty boring liquid to drink. It has no taste, no flavor, and we all know humans can’t stand anything that doesn’t taste good...