What are carbohydrates?

Carbohydrates are one of the main macronutrients that provide the body with energy (4 calories per gram). Though fat and protein can also be a source of energy for the body, carbs are the body’s main source without which, peak performance will be unattainable. Carbohydrates Explained All carbohydrates are made

Does the Atkins Diet work?

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All diets that produce results are based on a simple principle: if you eat less than you burn, you will lose weight. It’s creating this calorie deficit that causes weight loss. As far as losing weight is concerned, it doesn’t matter whether or not the weight loss is done in

The Low Carb Craze is Crazy

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Even with the popularity of low carb diets on the decline, many people continue to use them. These diets may initially shed some pounds but they are unhealthy, severely limit your food selection and take away your body’s main source of energy. Sources of Carbohydrates Foods that contain carbohydrates range

12 Healthy Habits of Christmas – Day 6 – Fad Diets

For day 6 of our 12 healthy habits for Christmas, I am going to write about a topic that isn’t technically a health “habit”, but I get enough emails about this, that I feel justified in including it in our roundup: ignore (or at least research before you try) Fad