Month: November 2017

The Healthiest Teas and Tea Facts You Need to Know

What is there to learn about this sweet and warm healing potion? We already know that tea is good for health and weight loss, but there is something else to discover. For example, did you know that black tea, white tea, green tea, and oolong tea are all made from the same plant? That’s right, they all came from Camellia sinensis and the only thing responsible for their unique taste is how they are processed, their growing conditions, and the geographical location. The mystery continues as each of the tea flavors works differently to ensure long-term health. If you wish to see in what manner these antioxidants boost your immune system, just take a look at this list of the healthiest teas. Black Tea The black tea color comes from the full oxidation of the leaf due to its remaining on the plant for a longer period of time. Contrary to other teas, black tea is high in caffeine (50-60%), which can definitely boost your energy levels. Then again, the true power lies in its …

How Digital Wellness Coaching Can Improve Your Health

So many people think that losing weight and getting fit requires hundreds of dollars in gym fees, personal training sessions, and fancy nutrition programs. However, new studies show that men and women who worked with digital wellness coaches lost about a pound a month over the course of a year! When you’re struggling with your weight, ten pounds can drastically improve your health and reduce the chance of many of the risks associated with obesity. Plus, digital coaches are inexpensive, making them a valuable tool for just about everyone.   What is Digital Wellness Coaching? Through chats over the phone or through your preferred messaging service, health professionals will delve into your personal health history, examining your motivations and any areas you’re struggling with. They are trained to motivate you and encourage your plan for progress.   What Has Research Found? Recent studies looked at two groups of people with similar BMIs to start. The research revealed that 30% of the people who utilized digital coaching services as a way to lose weight, eat healthier, …

How to Stay Healthy on a Delicious Diet

Did you know that you don’t necessarily have to limit your food cravings? People are often mistaken when it comes to dieting and the correct way to lose some weight. Although following a dietary program helps you regain a bit of control, it also supports making nutritional mistakes that often endanger normal bodily functions. However, the trick is finding the right balance. Meaning you can, and you should, enjoy pasta with a glass of wine or occasionally indulge in dairy goods and bread treats. Tasty and healthy can go hand in hand, but only by embracing the “no rules” Mediterranean diet regime.   What is a Mediterranean Diet?     Mediterranean cuisine is officially one of the healthiest choices people can make regarding their food selection. Traditional healthy living habits of people on the border of the Mediterranean Sea are commonly based upon a lot of fruits and vegetables, olive oil, fish, beans, and nuts but without excluding a balanced dose of meat, dairy, grains, and red wine. This diet plan is so good for health …

Outsmarting Cravings Has Never Been Easier with These Methods

Oh, the food cravings! It’s the worst because it’s very hard to resist eating snacks that are tasty but fattening. Don’t dwell, we have the perfect solution for you. We all want to flaunt that picture-perfect body we see in magazines. However, it can be pretty difficult when we have so many delicious distractions everywhere around us. When we get that urge to eat everything we can think of, it’s very hard to get rid of it. And unfortunately, it happens to all of us… But, think no more! We have listed 4 perfect solutions that will help you obliterate any cravings. Just keep on reading and prepare to fight that desire like a real soldier. Eat Protein Food cravings occur because of psychological reasons. Your blood sugar level drops and your brain processes the information as hunger, which makes you want to eat more. In order to stop this phenomenon from happening, every meal should include some source of lean protein. Protein controls blood sugar patterns and helps you fight off the cravings. Foods …

21-Day Challenge: Easy Way to Increase Your Veggie Intake

The connection we share with vegetables is really disappointing. An astonishing 87% of Americans fail to eat enough veggies or at least come close to the recommended amount. Unfortunately, the same goes for fruits as well. In the age of fast food and easy snacks, people are addicted to unhealthy choices simply because they think they taste better. But the truth is that nothing can come close to nature and the nurturing hand of fresh, vitamin-bursting plants. In order to reconnect the masses with the healthy properties of green snacks and influence people’s eating habits, the 21-day challenge raised up with a simple, yet efficient dietary plan. For 21 days and day by day, just prepare and put out a plate of vegetables before your main meal. Then take a picture and share it on popular social media platforms to motivate others to join you. It is that simple! And it works so well because it is subtle – you won’t be able to resist taking a few bites when you see all those delicious …

Is Going to Bed on an Empty Stomach a Good Idea?

Have you ever been to bed on an empty stomach? If you have, then you are familiar with hunger pains preventing you from getting a full night’s rest. But the majority of people still think it is a good idea because it might help them lose some weight. However, they are wrong because going to bed hungry only makes things worse. First of all, you will wake up hungry, which means overeating in the morning and feeling guilty as well as stuffed later. Also, the time you chose to eat doesn’t make any difference in your diet, because calories are calories, whether you eat them during the day or right before going to bed. So what can you do to stay healthy and fit? You can start by avoiding to go to bed hungry, since it lowers the metabolism, which actually encourages gaining weight. Not to mention that it lowers the immune system and breaks down your muscles. Without necessary nutrients, your muscles start to deteriorate due to insufficient energy. So, out with the old …