Lettuce: What is its nutritional value?

In the world of vegetables, there are those that attract all attention and others that are left there, a little underestimated. If we had to categorize lettuce and specifically iceberg lettuce, it would certainly qualify for the latter. Many people find themselves in a difficult position, almost a dilemma, between choosing to eat lettuce because […]

How do drinks and beverages block our weight loss attempts?

How do drinks and beverages block our weight loss attempts?

Over the last years the consumption of beverages has been significantly increased. This has resulted on many people replacing the water with these. There is a large variety of beverages to choose from: sodas, juices with fruits or vegetables, tea, coffee, milk and sweet beverages such as milkshakes and popsicles.

3 Signs That Prove That You Are Dehydrated

 You can ask any dietician or personal trainer about the severe effects of dehydration in your body. Most likely he will be very strict and direct with the adequate amount of water that you have to drink per day. We all need water for the best operation of our system, both men and women.

IRON DEFICIENCY: Do not avoid these 10 signs

Iron deficiency can cause many problems to the human body. For this reason, all the people that do not get an adequate amount of iron on a daily basis, experience certain symptoms that must fully comprehend and dealt with.

What happens to our body when we «cut down» the carbs?

There are many people who completely reject carbs from their daily diet. Pasta and bread are no longer a part of their meals and every other food has to have the least possible carb concentration. This low carb diet has to reject cereals, oatmeal and many other starchy foods. Let’s take a look at what […]

How to Lose Weight After the Summer Holidays

One of the hardest times of the year is without a doubt the time right after the holidays. As you are having fun with your loved ones, you do not care about food options and it is only fair that your healthy eating patterns are ignored, if not forgotten. However, when we get back from […]

Protein: Is it possible to get it only out of plants?

Traditionally, meat is considered the top food option when it comes to protein intake. However, animal food is not the only way to get such nutrients. There are plant based food options, such as beans and whole wheat cereal, fruit, nuts and seeds that offer plant protein and come with numerous benefits.