Nutrition & Weight Loss 2018-05-29T12:12:47+00:00

Nutrition & Weight Loss

15 Long-lasting Supermarket Foods

Some grocery items can last forever if they're stored properly. Follow these tricks to stop wasting food—and money. Frozen herbs: One year "Herbs can go off very quickly, so prior to that happening, chop them up finely, put them in an ice cube tray, and add either water or olive [...]

May 31st, 2018|

This Kind of Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer

We are what we eat, the old cliché goes, and there’s plenty of evidence to support it: eating healthy foods really can lead to a healthier life. But can food actually lower your risk of dying from a disease like cancer? In a new study published in JAMA Oncology, researchers find some [...]

May 28th, 2018|

Why Fasting During Ramadan Is Good for Every One of Us

It has been a week full of blessings, the first week of Ramadan, the holy month in Islam. I do strongly believe that not only Muslims should pay attention to these days of fasting from sunrise and until sunset, and here is why. First of all let’s talk about proven [...]

May 23rd, 2018|

I go to the gym every day. Why can’t I lose weight?

Liz is a typical 50-something woman, fit, 70 kg, 30% body fat. She goes to the gym every day, and runs for 35 minutes on the treadmill at 10km/h. But, as she tells me rather often, she can’t lose weight. So what’s going on here: is it Liz, or is [...]

May 20th, 2018|

What’s The Best Exercise For Weight Loss: Cardio or Lifting Weights?

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss. Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism and losing weight in your sleep, prompting many exercise enthusiasts to join #TeamNoCardio. So a few years ago, Duke [...]

May 17th, 2018|

What should you eat when you are sick?

When a person is sick, they may find it difficult to develop an appetite. However, it is important to receive nourishment and stay hydrated, especially when feeling unwell. Different types of food can combat different types of illness. A person with a sore throat may benefit from foods that would not help [...]

May 13th, 2018|