Category Archives: Diet and Nutrition General

6 healthy cooking tips for weight loss

2016Apr19_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

Committing to a healthy lifestyle can be tough, especially when you have very little experience in the kitchen. With such a busy schedule, it’s hard to stick to a strictly healthy diet as well. There is also a misconception that healthy eating means that you’ll only be eating bland and unexciting meals everyday. However, healthy […]

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Old school nutritional rules still relevant

2016Apr12_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

In nutrition and life, everything changes. Items like floppy disks, pagers and cassette tapes are outdated. Political views like segregation and women’s right to vote are no longer relevant. As for the world of nutrition, it seems like things change every week. So much so that it can be a bit confusing to separate facts […]

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If you’re gonna cheat on your diet, do it right

2016Apr5_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

Starting a new diet can be tough, especially when there’s a donut or pizza calling your name from across the street. Even after a long week of dieting and working out, those cravings start kicking in and you decide to reward yourself with a cheat meal. But before you start stuffing your face on your […]

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How to recover from a diet failure

2016Mar29_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

After successfully dieting for several months, you have a slip up. And not just any slip up, but the BIG one. Maybe you devoured an entire pizza after a bar crawl, or maybe you failed to restrain yourself while at a buffet with friends. Whatever the reason, it’s not important. What’s important is what you […]

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7 reasons why you may have a zinc deficiency

2016Mar22_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

Can’t sleep? Getting sick too often? Having an acne break out again? If so, then you might have a zinc deficiency. Not enough zinc in your body can lead to a number of problems. From a weaker immune system to even causing imbalances to the levels of hormones produced and regulated in your body. So […]

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What to eat after working out

2016Mar4_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

No matter how long your workout is, eating a proper meal afterward is important. Many say that the body is a temple, yet not too many treat it as such. The key to optimizing each and every workout is to eat a proper meal to help the body recover from strenuous exercise. Make sure the […]

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5 ways to cook with almonds

2016Feb23_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

Considered one of nature’s most nutritionally-packed nuts and an original superfood, almonds are filling and can actually help with weight-loss. A recent Penn State study revealed that swapping a carbohydrate-based snack with an ounce and a half of almonds helps lower “bad” LDL cholesterol, which also reduces both abdominal and leg fat. Another plus is […]

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How to consume more water, even if you hate it

2016Feb16_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

Our bodies are made up of roughly 60% water. Consumption of it is not only essential to being alive, but it can also have a dramatic effect on our moods and feelings. In fact, many types of pain are caused by dehydration. Headaches, back or joint aches, constipation and even bad breath can be caused […]

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Build strong bones without dairy products

2016Feb9_DietAndNutrition_A_PH

As more and more people decide to eliminate dairy from their diets, you may think that an osteoporosis epidemic may be on the horizon in the near future. Because really, without milk products, how are you supposed to build strong bones? It can be utterly confusing, which is why we’ve come up with a list […]

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Why you should stop eating lunch at your desk

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For the workaholics, it’s all too easy to get caught up in work. You can only accomplish so much in a day before it’s time to pack up and head home. That’s why many people are lulled into believing that eating lunch at the office desk may seem like a good way to make the […]

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