Vitamin Rich Beverages for an Athlete

An athlete needs a lot more than just protein to perform effectively. The choice of drink or beverage that he/she consumes could have a positive effect in his performance. These drinks may aid in improving the athletes focus and alertness. It may also aid in improving their inflammatory response and prevent soreness/tiredness after the event. […]

A Complete Guide for a Diabetic’s Diet

Diabetes is a chronic disease that has affected a great number of people worldwide. Uncontrolled diabetes may have serious complications which include heart disease, kidney disease, blindness etc. Maintaining a low carbohydrate intake can really help prevent blood sugar spikes and greatly reduce the overall risk of diabetes complications.   Below are some of the […]

Dietary Needs of a Pregnant Woman

 Pregnant women require a nutritious and healthy diet for the proper growth of the baby. Most doctors would highly recommend that pregnant women take a prenatal vitamin and mineral supplements every day in addition to eating a healthy diet. By taking a supplement, this ensures that you and your baby get enough and sufficient nutrients. […]

Guide to Making the Perfect Healthy Smoothie

The basics to a perfect smoothie are fruit, liquid and veggies which are the core ingredients. To give your smoothie an additional punch you may wish to add optional ingredients to make it creamy, make it sweet and healthy with a kick of energy. Add ½ a cup of fruit. Fruits are a rich source […]

FOOD FOR THOUGHT­-Dietary Needs for the Brain

Did you know that the brain is made up of 60% fat, bet you didn’t know that?   So as to have a healthy brain, you have to a balanced diet to provide the brain with the necessary vitamins and minerals to operate at optimum levels. By a balanced diet I mean, carbohydrates, proteins, vegetables and […]