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All About Yoga and Why It’s Good For You

All About Yoga and Why It’s Good For You

bySmartDiet
16 Oct, 2018
Yoga’s popularity is on the rise. No matter where you live, it is likely a new yoga studio (or two or three) has popped up in your city in recent years. Yoga is a great addition to anyone’s health and wellness routine, but it can be intimidating
Eat Wholegrains to Reduce Risk of Premature Death

Eat Wholegrains to Reduce Risk of Premature Death

bySmartDiet
16 Oct, 2018
According to a recent meta-analysis, by incorporating wholegrains into your everyday diet it may reduce the risk of premature death by lowering the prospect of developing common diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. The research unco
How Many Times A Day Should I Eat?

How Many Times A Day Should I Eat?

bySmartDiet
14 Oct, 2018
This question is widely debated in the health and fitness world and for many years it has been common to hear that you need to eat breakfast to “kick start” fat burning and that you need to eat 5-6 meals a day to speed up your metabolism. However
Everything You Should Know About Building Muscle While Eating Vegetarian

Everything You Should Know About Building Muscle While Eating Vegetarian

bySmartDiet
10 Oct, 2018
Contrary to popular belief, it is actually possible to gain muscle while on a vegetarian diet. Many people still think that the supposed lack of protein in a vegetarian diet does not allow for sufficient results in the gym. However, this is nowhere n
Five a Day of Fruit and Veg May Not Be Enough

Five a Day of Fruit and Veg May Not Be Enough

bySmartDiet
08 Oct, 2018
New research suggests that we should forget about consuming 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day and almost double this amount by aiming closer to 10 portions instead. Researchers from various academic and medical institutions examined over 35
What should I do after I finish my diet plan?

What should I do after I finish my diet plan?

bySmartDiet
06 Oct, 2018
After finishing your diet plan, don’t be disheartened if you put a little weight back on, this is normal for most people. There are a number of reasons why this may happen, the most likely being that you have gained ‘water weight’ (which is not
Meal Planning Tips for Office Workers

Meal Planning Tips for Office Workers

bySmartDiet
04 Oct, 2018
As most people know, the food you eat is the most important factor when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight. However, eating a healthy diet is easier said than done. Many people end up eating more calories throughout the day than they intended t
Is Eating Carbs Late at Night Bad for You?

Is Eating Carbs Late at Night Bad for You?

bySmartDiet
02 Oct, 2018
Carbs are highly controversial these days. You’ve heard it all… On one hand, you have the advocates of don’t eat carbohydrates during the evenings, with the supposed reason that it will all be stored as fat. On the other hand, you have the c
Are Frozen Vegetables as Good as Fresh?

Are Frozen Vegetables as Good as Fresh?

bySmartDiet
30 Sep, 2018
Fresh doesn’t always mean the best? Is there any health difference between fresh and frozen veggies? You know eating more vegetables has its health perks. A great number of studies have found that a diet rich in various vegetables can lower bloo
How Can You Eat Raw Corn? Simple Tips and Tricks

How Can You Eat Raw Corn? Simple Tips and Tricks

bySmartDiet
24 Sep, 2018
Corn, also known as maize, is one of the main staples of any diet—vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore. This ubiquitous cereal also comes with more than a few nutritional benefits. It is rich in potassium, iron, and contains 3,27g of protein per 100g.
Regular Consumption of Almonds May Improve Cholesterol

Regular Consumption of Almonds May Improve Cholesterol

bySmartDiet
20 Aug, 2018
Recent research has shown that frequent consumption of almonds can help to increase levels of HDL (‘good’) cholesterol. In one study, researchers compared the HDL cholesterol levels of those eating almonds every day with those consuming no alm