Food & Drink

5 Traps That Make You Eat Too Much … And How To Avoid Them.

5 Traps That Make You Eat Too Much … And How To Avoid Them.

You will probably recognise yourself in several of these situations. Read along and learn some simple yet logical advice on eating sensibly and thoughtfully.   Trap # 1 - You forget to notice: Your stomach is not able to decide for itself whether you have had enough food or not, so it is up to you to focus on the meal and to stop and notice when you are full. A lot of eating takes place without you thinking about it, and therefore you quickly forget to listen to your body. This often happens because there is something else at…
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Do you drink so you get “choppy”? Get an overview of the liquid calories.

Do you drink so you get “choppy”? Get an overview of the liquid calories.

Soda, coffee, alcohol. See where you get the fewest calories It is important to get plenty of fluids both during the day and when you exercise. But think hard. Some drinks are pure calorie bombs. Calorie facts about alcohol: Alcohol contains almost as many calories as fat! 1 g alcohol = 7 calories 1 g fat = 9 calories 1 g carbohydrate or protein = 4 calories In addition to being bursting with calories, alcohol also inhibits your fat burning. The body tries to burn the alcohol instead of the calories you have eaten. Here is a guide to get…
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9 Ingredients To Boost Your Energy Levels And Stay Fresh All Day

9 Ingredients To Boost Your Energy Levels And Stay Fresh All Day

Taste nine ingredients that really boost your energy level and shake the fatigue of you. GINGER Ginger has a spicy, refreshing taste. It fights inflammatory conditions, increases your metabolism and increases your energy levels. And as a bonus, it can also fight motion sickness. Contains: Minerals and vitamins, especially potassium, manganese, copper and magnesium as well as vitamins B5 and B6. Tip! Use fresh ginger, you will find that the vitamins and minerals, and the taste is much milder than in dried ginger powder. Use it squeezed in juices and grated, fried or cooked in both hot and cold dishes. …
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4 Foods That Increase Your Metabolism

4 Foods That Increase Your Metabolism

What foods you should eat if you want to increase your metabolism? First of all,  why does everyone always talk about metabolism? Well, your metabolism is the process your body will use to make and burn energy from food. Your metabolism helps you to breathe, think, digest, circulate blood, stay cool when it’s really hot, and stay warm when it’s cold. It is a common belief that raising your metabolism helps you burn more calories and increase weight loss. So try to boost it with these 4 foods, as a start, and see for yourself. 1) Protein It is well…
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How To Say Goodbye To Your Sugar-Monster

How To Say Goodbye To Your Sugar-Monster

Sugar addict? Do you suffer from sugar cravings?  And do you always give in when the candy bowl entices?  Then maybe it's time to shake up your habits a bit There are an incredible number of good reasons to say goodbye to sugar, or at least use the sugar more sensibly so that YOU control the sugar and not the other way around. Maybe you, like many others in the Western world, find that your stomach is irritated? You can remedy this by cutting down on sugar. Other bonuses are a better night's sleep, a nicer body and more energy.…
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9 Myths About Sugar: What’s True & False?

9 Myths About Sugar: What’s True & False?

Sugar Myths What's True & False? Can you become addicted to sugar? Are sweeteners really healthier? Sugar makes your skin look older? Myth: Sweeteners are better than sugar - TRUE AND FALSE Some sweeteners increase the blood sugar and therefore contain calories and other sweeteners do not increase blood sugar. The truth is that the long-term consequences of consuming sweeteners are not known, as there is not enough research in the field. So if you just have a sweet tooth, it's a good idea to bypass light products and settle for a little of the real thing. Myth: Eating sugar…
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Food Traps We Fall Into At Work And How To Avoid Them

Food Traps We Fall Into At Work And How To Avoid Them

Do you fall into the food traps at work? Your calorie count is under constant bombardment during the workday. But with a little willpower, planning, it actually does not have to be that hard to resist the edible temptations in the form of breakfast meetings and lunch arrangements. Or all the nice cookies at meetings. Morning: START YOUR WORKDAY HEALTHY If you feel like most of the rest of us, it will be easier for you to keep the healthy line throughout the day if you get off to a good start. So set out with a healthy, nutritious breakfast…
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Green Tea Gives You More Sex, Good Friendships and Many Healthy Years

Green Tea Gives You More Sex, Good Friendships and Many Healthy Years

Do you want to live well and long? Then zoom in on these 10 habits.    Skip the harsh diets A cure can certainly make you lose weight in the short run. But there is also a high risk that it will rise again afterwards, and then you are (at best) just as far. So rather aim for a healthy lifestyle that can keep you going for a long life, with sensible eating habits, real food that you like and habits that you can realistically stick to.   Long live optimism Did you know that a positive outlook on life…
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The 5 Worst Fast Food Traps – And How To Avoid Them!

The 5 Worst Fast Food Traps – And How To Avoid Them!

Avoid fast food Well it's easier said than done, right? You will hardly be surprised when we say that fast food rarely does anything good for you, your figure and your health. But what types of fast food are the biggest culprits, and what should you choose instead? Get smarter right here. PIZZA  Pizza is perhaps the most common type of fast food. No matter where you are and what time of day it is, it entices under more or less exotic names on the takeaway menu. A pizza is easy to go for, often quite cheap and available in…
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