Nutrition and Exercise 101

Whether you are a seasoned athlete or a weekend warrior, proper nutrition is essential for performance. Let’s start with the basics. The main source of energy our bodies need to perform any task is sugar or glucose or carbohydrates. Without this important macronutrient, you will fall flat. It doesn’t matter if you are cardio enthusiast or a weight lifting fiend. Either way, your body needs carbohydrates for energy.

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5 Risks Related to Diets

Let it be said, September is synonymous with back to school. However, for many people, this month is also the time to assess the “damages” of summer on their bodies. Many people realize they have gained a few pounds and are desperately seeking a way to get rid of them. Miracle diets, slimming creams, pills, protein shakes ‒ and so on ‒ will be used to quickly shed the weight accumulated during the summer.

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10 Tricks to Avoid Gaining Weight this Holiday Season

Are you already anticipating the impact of lavish holiday meals on your figure? Don’t panic! Here are 10 tips to help you celebrate without feeling guilty.

1. Adopt a balanced diet right now
By paying more attention to what you eat today, you will find it easier and more natural to handle the large meals of the holiday season.

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How does sugar affect our health?

Sugar can occur naturally in foods or be added. Sugar is a carbohydrate that provides energy (extra calories) to the body; it has no other nutritional benefits. Added sugars are those added to foods and drinks and include glucose, fructose, sucrose, brown sugar, honey, corn syrup, maple syrup, molasses, etc.

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