Diet

How to get optimized for weight control

Weight control is one of the most common goals for those seeking change in their lives. Let’s discover more about being overweight, how our metabolism can affect our body weight, and what steps we can take to finally rein in and control our weight.

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Anti-inflammatory diet

There are some days when we experience new emotions or feelings that we aren’t used to - for example, irritability, jitteriness, lethargy, apathy, and even depression. Times are rough when we constantly feel down and irritable, but the good news is that we can almost always trace the source of such bad feelings straight down to the individual foods that compromise our well-being.

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The Mediterranean diet

We’ve all heard about it in the news and on nutrition blogs, but what is the ‘Mediterranean diet’ really? Let’s dive into more detail about this famous diet and how adhering to it can improve our health and general outlook on life.

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How to control hunger

Hunger, as we all know, is the physiological urge to consume food and vital nutrients so our bodies have fuel to burn to keep us going. The sensation of hunger that we experience is regulated by a variety of factors, which up until now have not all been completely researched, but some of which have been proven in the current status quo. When we want to lose weight or control our diets for a goal-oriented exercise regimen, then the question becomes how we can control hunger to help us get through the plan.

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Good carbs, bad carbs

Aside from fats, carbohydrates (commonly referred to as just ‘carbs’) are the primary energy providers for our bodies, and ought to make up more than half of our consumed daily calories as part of a healthy, balanced diet. Although carbohydrates tend to get a bad rap, there is really nothing to fear when it comes to consuming them. Let’s dive deeper into this topic, so we can start enjoying our carbs, especially in combination with proteins!

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Keto coconut mash

A classic breakfast almost always has one of the following: toast, milk, bowl of cereal, maybe orange juice or a coffee, and then the day can begin. However, when it comes to practicing a ketogenic diet (keto), then we’ve already passed our carbohydrate limit with these.

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Brain foods

We’ve all had days where our thoughts are just too clouded and strained to be able to get anything done. Ever just sat at your work desk or in a lecture hall, just staring off into space, unable to focus or concentrate? Or a day where you just couldn’t be bothered to get anything done? What if you could remain alert more often and were able to focus on a task on command? Enter ‘brain foods’: snacks and ingredients that affect our concentration levels and productivity in positive ways, while having the added plus of being great stress-reducers. Our brains use up to 20% of our bodily energy each and every day. By adding more foods, vitamins, and nutrients catered to brain health and function to our diets, we can begin to form a plan of attack against any nutrition-induced mental lethargy and boost our overall energy levels.

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