Food functions as the fuel to the body in any action it makes. This doubles when you exercise. Think of your body as a car. If it doesn’t have fuel, then it will not move. To start out, you’ll receive more energy just from eating before you work out. This is because the body uses glycogen and carbohydrates as the first source of fuel, meaning … Continue reading Fueling Up Before a Workout
Trying to live a healthy lifestyle as much as possible is on the minds of people all around the world. The keto diet, vegan diet, vegetarian diet, and Atkins diet are some that have shown up constantly, but one sticks out above the rest: the gluten-free diet. But what exactly is gluten, and where did this diet come from? Let’s take a look into its … Continue reading Gluten Free Makes a Better Me
Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by a decrease in the density of the bone, decreasing its strength and resulting in fragile bones. Osteoporosis causes your bones to become abnormally porous, which causes them to be able to be compressed like a sponge. It can last for years, or it can be lifelong. You then become a frequent victim of fractures in your bones. Those at … Continue reading What Exactly Is Osteoporosis?
We all know that fried foods are not the healthiest options out there, but the problem is that they taste so good that we forget the health negatives. Fried foods are high in fat, calories, and salt, which contribute to health problems like Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The problem is that fired food just tastes so good, and not many people would happily … Continue reading Healthier Alternatives to Fried Foods
The ketogenic diet is a low carb diet that results in the body producing ketones in the liver that are then used as energy. The body typically produces glucose and insulin when we ingest high quantities of carbohydrates. However, the body will initiate ketosis, a natural process, to produce energy when food intake is low. The body will store fat for later because, when on … Continue reading Basics of a Keto Diet