Being Healthy

Being Healthy

If you’ve never heard of a fat bomb before, then you might have some questions. Maybe you’ve recently started keto, and in your search for keto-friendly snacks, you’ve come across some delicious sounding fat bomb recipes. Or perhaps, you’re still researching the keto diet, and that’s how you found this rather aggressive sounding snack. Regardless of how you discovered fat bombs, you’re wondering how something named “chocolate keto fat bomb” could […]

MCTs, or medium-chain triglycerides, are a popular supplement for anyone who follows a low-carb or ketogenic diet. This type of fatty acid usually comes from coconut or palm oil, and seems to have many benefits even for those not following a special diet. There is a long list of potential benefits from using MCT oil, but a few still need more backing from research. That being said, there are some solid, […]

What is Sunflower Oil? Sunflower oil is made from the seeds of a sunflower plant. There is much debate over whether or not sunflower oil is healthy in general, and particularly over whether or not it’s healthy for keto dieters. However, it is important to keep in mind that not all sunflower oil is considered equal, and the health benefits depend on the type of sunflower oil. There are four main […]

Following a low-carb diet can be an incredibly difficult feat, especially when there are so many delicious treats out there that are, unfortunately, quite high in carbohydrates. If you’re following a specific diet to lose weight, or simply to feel better within yourself, you might find it quite difficult to find foods that you genuinely enjoy as you may feel as if your diet has suddenly become very limited. You may […]

Fasting has a pretty interesting reputation in the health and fitness world. A huge body of evidence suggests that fasting – limiting your caloric intake for a prolonged period can have numerous benefits including weight loss, improved immune function, improved cognitive function, and even an increased life-space. And yet, many people don’t fast. Why? Put simply: it feels wrong. Years of fitness mythology and general, but wrong, advice has led to […]

Cow’s milk – and really traditional dairy in general – has been gradually losing quite a bit of popularity over the past several years. And, while fitness enthusiasts in the past would commonly toss a cup or so of cow’s milk into their protein shakes in the past, many are now switching to one of the many milk alternatives that are out there. Of all of these other options, almond milk […]

How many times have you picked up a supplement bottle and read something along the lines of “take 1 to 4 pills, 2 to 3 times per day”? When you first start taking a new supplement, sometimes it takes a bit of trial and error to determine the optimal dosage for your needs. Often, the packaging or label can be rather vague about how much you should actually take. Luckily, our […]

Depending on the ingredients contained in your protein bar of choice, they can either be great for you and your diet, or they can be shockingly harmful to your health. When it comes down to it, the ingredients that make up a protein bar determine how good they are for you. The general rule is that if a protein bar contains many different ingredients or ingredients that you can’t easily pronounce, […]

When you’re trying to gain muscle, it’s important that you make sure you’re getting in the nutrients you need on a daily basis. Without the right nutrition, you’re going to find it a lot more difficult to even recover from a strenuous workout, let alone promote the growth of your muscle tissue. This is one of the reasons why meal planning and following a nutritionally dense diet is so important, considering […]

When the new year comes around, a lot of us make the effort to try and introduce a new, healthier lifestyle. This often takes the form of creating a New Year’s fitness resolution. However, whether you’re looking to gain muscle or lose weight, fitness resolutions can have a bad reputation. Most people don’t find themselves achieving their goals because, by the time it’s February, their fitness mission has been forgotten. Achieving […]