Tag - vegetables

Top 5 Sources of Good Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy. In recent years, carbs have gotten a bad reputation as the macronutrient that causes weight gain. The slightest hint of eating carbs while on a diet conjures up lectures from gym nutritionists about the benefits of going low carb. The reality...

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Snacks for Gaining Weight

Gaining weight (on the nutrition side) is mainly about eating more calories than you burn. Unfortunately it's sometimes hard to get all those calories into your daily meals. Eating the right kinds of snacks will make it easier for you to reach your daily calorie goal. Calories All foods, including snacks,...

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Top 5 Diet Resolution Tips

Weight loss is one of the most popular New Year's Resolutions. Though thought of as difficult, losing weight is quite simple if you follow one basic rule: burn more calories than you consume. Even if you ignore every other health guideline, following the energy balance equation still leads you...

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Shopping for Healthy Groceries

If diet and nutrition have a sizeable impact on your health, then the grocery store is an opportunity where if you improve your habits, your health will follow. Supermarkets have a wide selection of foods. Healthy, unhealthy and in between are all there. The foundation of food you build...

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Top 5 Lunch and Dinner Items That Should be on Your Shopping List if You’re Trying to Gain Weight

1. Whole Wheat Bread. Whole wheat bread is an excellent foundation for any sandwich. It contains complex carbohydrates which will slow digestion resulting in a steady release of energy. This will help your body use the calories more efficiently and minimize the amount of energy that is stored as...

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Top 5 Lunch and Dinner Items for Weight Loss

1. Chicken. Chicken, when grilled or baked is high in good quality protein and low in fat and calories. It's a lot lower in calories and saturated fat than most cuts of beef. 2. Brown Rice. Rice is a great side dish that includes plenty of fiber and nutrients. Use...

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