Category: Nutrition

Food

6 Common Nutrition Label Mistakes to Avoid

In this day and age when there are a slew of labels being thrown around by manufacturers, it can be hard to know what means what. Gone are the days when we could trust what we eat without doing any research. Now it's important that we learn the hidden meanings behind the big, bold...
Diet

How Copper Helps You Lose Weight

Copper is an essential mineral that's required for good health. But did you know that copper-rich foods and drinks can help you lose weight more effectively? It's true! Copper plays a crucial role in many different body processes, from your metabolism, to organ function and...
Food

4 Reasons Sulfur Does Your Body Good

There are six chemical elements that make up 99 percent of your body mass: oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium and phosphorus. And the next five that kick in the last 1 percent include: potassium, sulfur, sodium, chlorine and magnesium. Among those, sulfur seems...
Diet

What’s For Breakfast? 3 Healthy Choices

"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Even as I say the phrase to myself I can see and hear my mother admonishing me when I was young. And I must have deeply internalized this at some point, because long gone are the days when my morning meal consisted of a hastily downed...
Nutrition

5 Things You Need to Know About Creatine

The claims are everywhere. “Get Bigger and Stronger!” “Discover the Weightlifter’s Secret Weapon!” “Embrace the Creatine Transformation.” Every day, those looking to stay healthy with diet and exercise are bombarded with endless claims from an overwhelming...
Diet

8 Surprising Foods That Can Heal Your Gut

Did you know your gut serves as your second brain? It even produces more of the feel-good neurotransmitter serotonin — thought to influence the mood — than your brain does. Your gut is also home to countless good and bad bacteria, which outnumber the cells in your body at...