Antioxidant protection explained

Antioxidants are a great way to protect your body against free radicals.   OK, this is all well and good if you know what free radicals are, what they do and where to find antioxidant protection. So let’s start with free radicals.   Free radicals are highly reactive molecules in our bodies that can cause damage to our brains, neurological

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Vegetarian Receipes Can Improve Your Mood!

  Are you looking for Chinese vegetarian receipes? Look no further because Quick and Easy Chinese Vegetarian Cooking has just what you’re looking for!   Cooking vegetarian food and meals doesn’t have to be boring, or bland. It can be both exciting, and rewarding allowing your to cook delicious Chinese vegetarian dishes and at the same time, help you improve

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weightloss for adults over 40

Believe it or not weight loss programs designed for individuals less than 30 may not be appropriate for those of us over 40. For the most part, our metabolism changes drastically around the age of 30 years. Hormone levels begin to change, which affects the amount of weight we gain as well as the ease by which we lose it.

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Weightloss during exercise

Women that are going through menopause will start to notice a weight gain. They may exercise and try to cut back on their calories but they will realize the weight is not as easy to lose as it used to be.   One of the reasons for weight gain during menopause is the change in the hormone levels in your

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Why am I gaining weight during menopause

  Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when menstruation ceases. A woman’s body is also no longer able to bear children. This normal, biological process occurs between a woman’s late 40s to 50s, with the age of 51 years old being the average. Menopause is not official until a woman no longer menstruates for a time period of

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Mistakes of a low carb Diet?

  Low carbohydrate diets seem to be increasingly popular. And, this is for good reason. The standard Western diet is high in processed simple carbohydrates and hydrogenated fats – both of which carry significant health risks. Low carbohydrate, high protein diets have been popularized by the Atkins and South Beach diets   However, eating a low carbohydrate diet does not

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What is a low Carb Diet?

Carbohydrates are a large group of compounds that are in living plants and tissues. This group of foods includes sugars, starches and cellulose. Carbs are very important to your health because they are involved in energy transportation and in the immune system.  However, there are good carbohydrates and bad carbs; and like everything, you can overdo the number of carbs

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What is a Vegan Vegetarian

  A vegetarian lifestyle is becoming more popular as research shows that vegetarians live longer and healthier lives. A vegan vegetarian is the strictest type of vegetarian diet and practiced by the minority of vegetarians. However, while it has the strictest diet regimen, it also reduces your potential for disease by the greatest amount. As with any anything else, the

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My Review on Fitbit

With the surge in obesity and the drive for people to lose weight many people are looking at fitbit to help them reach their goals So what is Fitbit and is it effective? With Fitbit there is a large range of wristbands and screens so you have to choose one that suits your needs. They will all be a wristband

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Target heart rates

The average resting heart rate for a man or woman is between 60 to 80 beats per minute. However, this rate can be much lower for people who are physical fit. Another name for your heart rate is your pulse rate, or the number of times per minute that your heart beats. This rate will vary from person to person

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Treadmill Walking

Walking on a treadmill will give you the same benefits you’ll experience from walking outside – with one or two specific differences. Walking at a brisk pace is one of those exercises that seems to have it all.   For instance, you can find walking groups in almost every city around the world. Walking is a low impact sport and

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Goals of Walking in a Fitness Routine

Walking fitness is a great way of maintaining your health. The goal is to build muscles at the same time protecting the joints. Some people walk for their fitness programs with the goal to lose weight while others walk to improve their overall health. In other words, the goals for a walking fitness program can be varied and as individual

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