Too skinny? Here`s what you should eat after workout
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us who also want to gain some weight? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful about what you eat before and after your workouts, too?
How celebrities slow down the aging process without the use of drugs, backed by science
One of Hollywood’s best kept secrets on how to slow down the ageing process has recently been revealed, and it’s catching on like wildfire.
Imagine you had an internal switch that could balance your metabolism and do a deep cleanse without the use of expensive detox kits?
This is what Hollywood celebrities such as Hugh Jackman, Miranda Kerr, Liv Tyler, Christy Turlington, Ben Affleck and Beyonce have managed to achieve.
If your idea of a healthy breakfast is a Slim-Fast shake or a bowl of some “special” cereal and toast, you just might be wrong. These foods contain simple sugars that will not sustain you for more than a few hours at best. The trick is to combine proteins, roughage and a bit of fat.Get more
Leptin and Leptin Resistance: Everything You Need to Know
Many people falsely believe that weight gain (and loss) is all about calories and willpower.
However, modern obesity research disagrees… and scientists are increasingly pointing their fingers at a hormone called leptin.
Being resistant to this hormone’s effects (called leptin resistance) is now believed to be the leading driver of fat gain in humans.
7 Reasons to Get Prebiotics in Your Diet — Plus Best Sources
Most people are aware by now that foods that offer dietary fiber and probiotics have a long list of health benefits, but nonetheless prebiotic foods are still mostly underappreciated. By in large, Americans don’t consume enough prebiotics every day — and, sadly, the result can aggravate indigestion, higher levels of inflammation, lower immune function, higher likelihood of weight gain and a raised risk for various chronic diseases.
While probiotic foods are essential for gut health and overall well-being, prebiotics help “feed” probiotics. By pairing them them together, you can achieve an even better result.
15 Best Foods For The Brain
What does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? Turns out an awful lot. While we’ve always known that what we eat affects our bodies and how we look, scientists are also learning more and more that what we eat takes a toll on our brains. Yes, brain foods matter (especially for our gray matter).
See, our bodies don’t like stress. Who does? When we’re stressed out — whether it’s physical, like someone jumps out at you from a dark alley, or mental, like you have a major project due at work — our bodies release inflammatory cytokines.