Seve from the gym can choke back a loaf of bread a day and still sport an amazing six-pack, while if you so much as look at a blueberry muffin your little pot belly expands to the size of a cauldron. Maybe you can blame it on your DNA, and now is the time to educate yourself about how you can adjust your diet by adding Superfoods that will better meet your fitness and nutrition goals. Let me give you an example. We all know that protein and nuts are keywords, and that nuts are an amazing Superfood, but, what some may not know is that nuts are also high in protein and fat content. This makes nuts difficult for your body to fully digest and if the fats and protein do not break down in the correct way, your immune system can be triggered to create antibodies that work to inflame the body’s sebaceous glands and cause pimples!
Counting carbs is not always easy, but understanding them is half the battle. While fiber may be tricky, it’s considered a good carb and should be thought of as such. White sugar and white bread are much higher on the Glycemic Index, putting us more at risk for diabetes. But those foods that are low help our digestive system feel more full when we are eating.
From my experience in speaking with individuals struggling with weight loss it has come to my attention that many individuals out there do not know what The Glycemic Index is. Many people seem to have heard of it, but few seem to generally understand what it is and why it’s important to losing weight and…
A low carbohydrate diet is generally used for losing weight in obese people. Some low carbohydrate diets are considered to have health benefits that are beyond weight loss, such as reduction in risk factors that are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome.