10 foods that sabotages your weight loss efforts

10 foods that sabotages your weight loss efforts

A healthy weight loss depends largely on what you eat daily. There are some foods or ingredients we use that adds way more calories than we realize.

You might think your meal portion is really small and you aren’t consuming a lot of calories but you would be surprised at how many calories that tiny food contains.

It can be frustrating when you try your best to work out, get your fruits veggies in, you stop eating some high calorie food, I mean you even put away the ice cream bowls and still the weight won’t bulge. It’s time to identify the culprits.

The purpose of this post is expose some of these foods and ingredients that sabotage your weight loss efforts.

Let’s go in.

 

1. Fruit juice

 

Orange juice and weight loss

Fruit juice like oranges, over ripe pineapple, mango usually contain high sugar without the fibre (the fibre is what makes … Read more

5 quick tips you can implement today to start eating healthy – no matter how busy you are

5 quick tips you can implement today to start eating healthy – no matter how busy you are

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Eating healthy is easy.

I’ll show you how by giving you 5 quick tips you can start using today

You have to take it one step at a time. It takes one healthy ingredient at a time, one healthy purchase at a time and one healthy meal at a time.

Instead of thinking about how difficult it is going to be for you to become a pro at cooking healthy meals like those Instagram chefs or thinking about how you can eat only spinach and carrots and be satisfied like some of these Instagram fitness models, you need to think about enjoying the process.

You should have fun discovering new healthy meals, different ways to make them and how your body feels after indulging in a delicious healthy meal.

As much as you would love to spend time thinking about healthy eating, life happens and we tend to be … Read more

13 healthy habits you need to adopt to improve your lifestyle

Healthy habits should be very easy to execute but then life happens.You always start your day with good intentions.
You get out of bed and decide today is the day you start eating healthier. You already made plans to do a 30 minute workout and make a yummy green smoothie. But you look at the time and it’s already 6:30am.
The time went by so fast while you were making breakfast for your family and getting ready for work.

You tell yourself that you will just order in a healthy meal during lunch break but your day gets filled up with meetings and client work and you forget to eat. At this point, anything will do. Even a doughnut.

You haven’t given up yet though. You can still do a 15 minute workout when you get home in the evening. When you get home, you get preoccupied making sure your … Read more

Top Models Approach to Healthy Living

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Most of us believe that lives of supermodels are all about glamour, travelling and having fun. But looking perfect at all times is not as easy as it seems. Preparations for the fashion weeks, castings and important photo shoots require certain sacrifices and a lifestyle that will ensure that their bodies will remain in top shape for the catwalk.

This, of course, involves regular visits to the gym, strenuous exercising, getting a lot of sleep, staying hydrated, and also doing yoga and meditation to balance the mood and banish stress. But eating properly is just as important, especially during those hectic days when it is hard to keep any good habits at all between two shows. Here is how to eat like a supermodel.

1. Start Light in the Morning and Go Heavier as the Day Goes on

It is important to start your day with something that … Read more

5 Superfruits You Must Incorporate Into Your Diet For Amazing Health

Superfoods are all the rage but have you heard of superfruits? Superfruits are loaded with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, but not all fruits fall under the superfruit category. Five superfruits you should introduce into your diet include goji berries, pomegranates, figs, acai berries and mangosteen. To gain optimal nutrients from each superfruit, it is best to consume in its most natural, raw form- not processed or cooked.

So what’s all the hype around superfruits we know they are healthy for us, but what are the benefits? Consumed on a regular basis superfruits can help you live a longer, prevent disease and maintain a healthy weight- just to name a few!

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Pomegranates contain punicalagin a powerful antioxidant. It attaches itself to free flowing radicals within the body to neutralize them, otherwise free radicals cause damage to cells within the body. Pomegranates are also high in vitamin k, which has been … Read more