Healthy Eating

Fitness is extremely important in helping you to reach your goals, but it isn't the only thing that's going to help you get healthy - food is also a part of it. Rather, understanding the nutritional fundamentals of food and how your body uses it to function is another key to helping you reach your goal weight, burn fat and feel confident.

Beginning with a breakdown of the most basic nutrition concepts, we'll go over everything - what is a carbohydrate? What is processed food and how does it affect your body? And lots more.

 

What Are Macronutrients and Why Do They Matter?

All foods contain nutrients of some kind, but the healthiest foods contain essential nutrients called macronutrients. These are the nutrients your body converts into calories to give you energy and keep your body systems working properly.

Everything You Need to Know About Carbs

Why are carbs so important? Is there such thing as a bad carb? What are the best carbs to eat every day? Read on for the answers to all your questions and more.

If Carbs Are So Important, Why Should You "Cut Out" Sugar?

You've likely heard the same message over and over - sugar is bad! Stop eating sugar! But if you've been paying attention to recent posts, you've already learned that carbs - sugar - is completely necessary to be healthy. So why is everyone bashing sugar so much?

Everything You Need to Know About Protein

Proteins are another essential part of a healthy diet. It's impossible to eat multiple food groups in a day without consuming any protein. However, some sources are healthier than others, and you might be wondering why this nutrient is so important.

Everything You Need to Know About Fats

There are plenty of healthy foods out there that have fat in them, but that doesn't mean you can't eat them. In fact, you should try to eat a balanced diet that includes a variety of fatty foods. Here's why.

What Are Processed Foods?

Why are they so good, even if they're not good FOR you? What are processed foods, and why are they so unhealthy? Are all processed foods bad? If so, why do they exist - and why do we still eat them?

How to Slowly Ease Off Processed Foods

Getting to a point where you've completely cut processed foods from your diet can make all the difference in your health. Processed foods might be the reason why you aren't meeting your goals, because it can lead to a dependence on certain unhealthy foods.

How to Eat Less Without Getting Too Hungry

You could be eating mostly healthy foods every single day, and that's great. But if you're eating too much of those healthy foods, you're still consuming more calories than you need.

Why is Eating Too Much Food So Bad For Your Health?

Why is eating too much food - even healthy food - just as unwise? Does it really matter if you eat too many fruits and vegetables?

How Your Body Tells You What it Wants and Needs

Craving food, feeling hungry and feeling full may be a complex science, but understanding it in its simplest forms can help you learn to tell when you want food, when you need it, and when you no longer need to eat more.

Why Do We Eat When We're Stressed?

Your body's response to stress makes sense when you think about physical stress, but when it comes to emotional stress, it makes you wonder: why does feeling stressed make me want to eat?

How to Lose Weight without Going on a Diet

The truth is, you can lose weight without going on a diet. Don't think of healthy eating as a diet; it's more of a lifestyle.

Should You Count Calories?

How much time do you spend worrying over how many calories you've eaten? Is it really worth the stress?

Should You Avoid Grains?

Are grains good, or bad? Should you make them part of your diet, or avoid them altogether?

Is Eating Too Much Fruit Bad for You?

Sugar is bad, at least that's what the internet keeps saying. And fruit has sugar in it. So does that mean fruit is bad for you?

Should You Eat Dairy?

Should you eat dairy? What if you don't like it? What if you're lactose intolerant? How important is dairy as part of a healthy lifestyle?

6 Nutrition Myths Keeping You from Eating Healthier

There's a lot of misinformation out there, especially related to nutrition. Things experts used to believe were fact have since been proven false - but people still believe, and promote, the myths.

Why Cutting Calories Might Not Help You Lose Weight

Reaching a healthy weight is about more than just numbers - it's about food itself, and feelings, too. Here's what I mean.

Healthy Tips for Dining Out

Is eating out really that bad for you? And if so ... how can you enjoy it and still eat healthy?

Does It Matter When You Eat?

Does it matter when you eat meals and snacks? Is there a set time you should eat at the beginning and end of your day?

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