High Fiber Diet Tips

High Fiber Diet Tips

Eating a high diet fiber can provide you with a number of healthful benefits. A diet high in fiber is known to help prevent the development of certain digestive disorders, lower cholesterol levels, help stabilize blood sugar levels, prevent constipation as well as a host of other benefits. In general, women need to consumer around […]

Fiber Facts

Fiber Facts

Dietary fiber is known to be good for you. Too bad that there are quite a lot of things that you might not know about it. Here are some of the facts about fiber that you should really know about.Not all dietary fiber is the same.Most people think that dietary fiber is the same no matter where you get it. The fact is, there are actually different types of fiber and they have different functions. There are basically two types of dietary fiber. Insoluble fiber is the type that do not dissolve in wa…

Pre-Workout Meal to Help You Burn Fat

Pre-Workout Meal to Help You Burn Fat

According to a HealthDay News article, a recent study suggests that the type of calories you consume before a workout may influence the amount of calories you burn during your workout. Women who ate breakfast high in calories that do not cause blood sugar to increase (low-glycemic index carbs)  e.g. yogurt, skimmed milk, etc., burned 50 percent more fat than those who consumed carbohydrates that make blood sugar to rise sharply (high-glycemic index carbs). Other studies also discovered that a di…

How to Count Carbohydrates

How to Count Carbohydrates

Counting carbohydrates is helpful to people with diabetes. Carbs make up a third of the dietary nutrients (protein and fat are the other two) our body needs to stay healthy. Though diabetics should pay attention to all three dietary nutrients, they should pay more attention to carbs more because they have the biggest impact on blood sugar, since 90 percent are broken down into glucose. “Carbohydrates include starches like bread and pasta, fruit, vegetables, legumes, milk and sugars like sucrose,…

Moderate Protein May Beat High-Carb Diet

Moderate Protein May Beat High-Carb Diet

In an article published in Reuters (03/18/009), a new study suggests that while people lose weight when they cut back on calories, some additional protein in your diet may be more effective in reducing body fat and improving blood fat. The researcher team, led by Dr. Donald K. Layman, of the University of Illinois in Urbana, discovered that in a year, a moderate-protein diet helped overweight adults lose body fat better than the usual high-carb, low-fat diet. Also, a moderate-protein diet helped…

Are you Carb Sensitive?

Are you Carb Sensitive?

Many people these days are suffering from Carb Sensitivity. Their bodies are getting fatter and fatter despite the fact that they do not eat much and end up totally cutting off from eating anything with carbohydrates as it will only makes matters worse for them.Carb or Carbohydrate Sensitivity refers to the body state wherein it can no longer burn fats efficiently making the moderate to low-glycemic and complex carbohydrates be stored as fats in the body. Some people do not gain much weight alth…

The Wonders of Whole Grains

The Wonders of Whole Grains

Whole grains now have become a popular health food among the fitness conscious crowd. Aside from being a staple for most of the global population, whole grains have been looked upon differently by people who wish to stay healthy and keep in shape. There is good reason why whole grains have become important in the diet of most people today. Whole grains are one of the most nutritious food group to add in one’s diet. There are quite a number of benefits that eating whole grains can provide the bod…

Eating High-Fiber Foods

Eating High-Fiber Foods

Most people know that fiber is good for their body but not all people actually follow up with what they believe in their minds. So the food industry has gone a step further to help more people reach their daily fiber intake by packaging foods that have fiber in them. If you take a stroll in the bread aisle of your favorite supermarket, you will most probably see one or more “fiber-enriched” bread types stationed. You will most definitely see different types of bread that are available to you now…

The Benefits of Eating Fibre

The Benefits of Eating Fibre

One of the worse things that a person can do to himself or herself is to abuse his or her body. One should realize that eating sweets or protein such as lean meat is not the way to be able to gain a healthy body. One needs a healthy dose of fiber or else you might see yourself more constipated than ever before. If you take in food which are not rich in fiber, then you probably will see yourself eating more and more foods which do not have a high intake of fiber rich food. The suggested average a…