Calorie Density and Weight Loss

Calorie Density and Weight Loss

Calorie density is a measure of the calorie content of food relative to its weight or volume. It is also called energy density and is usually measured as calories per 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of food. Choosing foods with a low calorie density can help with weight loss....
Drinking With or Without Meals

Drinking With or Without Meals

​Some claim that drinking beverages with meals is bad for your digestion. Others say it can cause toxins to accumulate, leading to a variety of health issues. Naturally, you may wonder if a simple glass of water with your meal could have negative effects — or if...
The 7th Element to Nutrition

The 7th Element to Nutrition

The first six nutrients your body needs are water, protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, and minerals. There is a seventh that can be added to the list and it is Omega-3- fatty acids. Omega-3, or n-3, fatty acids, are a family of polyunsaturated fats that you must...
Foods Before Vitamins

Foods Before Vitamins

In general, getting your nutrients from foods is better than getting them from supplements. In some cases, one serving of a food can satisfy more than 100% of your daily requirements for one or more nutrients. Kale is extremely healthy. It is one of the most...
Waist Health

Waist Health

Your natural waistline hits at the area between the top of your hip bone and the bottom of your rib cage. Your waistline may be bigger or smaller depending on your genetics, frame size, and lifestyle habits. Measuring the circumference of your waist may help clue you...
Gut Health

Gut Health

Here’s some news that might surprise you; your body has more bacteria than human cells. You have approximately 40 trillion bacterial cells within your system, and a mere 30 trillion human ones. Everyone carries up to two kilograms (kgs) of microbes within their gut,...