There are few things more satisfying than a good-for-you cookie. As health-conscious people, we forego junk food and added sugars but many of us still crave sweets. That’s why it’s so nice to come across a recipe that makes us feel good, physically and mentally while catering to our cravings. The coconut cookies that follow are rich in fiber, protein, and healthy fat while containing few carbohydrates. As such, they’re ketogenic.
Nutrition experts often know what they are doing, but their track record in identifying unhealthy foods is not very good. Red meat, cheese and coconut oil are just a few examples of healthy food that has been wrongly pronounced bad for you. The worst example of this, however, is decades of propaganda against eggs, which are in fact among the healthiest foods on the planet.
Have you ever noticed how some foods seem to fill you up for hours and others leave you feeling even hungrier? A few years ago, a group of researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia conducted an interesting study in which they compared the satiating effects of different foods.
The type of food you eat is more important than how many calories it has. Many people just think counting calories is enough. While you might think that all calories are the same, your body doesn’t react the same way to everything that you put into it.
Even if you exercise regularly, belly fat can gather and hang around your midsection. You can readily find advice on how to target this area of your body to lose the stubborn girth but wouldn’t it be nice to know how to prevent it in the first place? We’re here to tell you how.
Protein is the building blocks of muscles as well as bone, skin, hair, and nearly every other part of your body. You need to eat protein every day to make sure your body can build and repair tissue. In fact, proteins make up enzymes that energize life-supporting chemical reactions.
It’s not difficult to find research exposing the many health benefits of avocados. Studies show that these pear-shaped fruits, which are native to Mexico and Central America, are packed with essential nutrients that can aid weight loss, boost vision and guard us from cancer.
The recipe you will find below contains seven of nature’s most powerful natural antibacterial and antiviral substances. But before you start making your own immune boosting tonic, let’s take a quick look at the health benefits of each ingredient.
High blood pressure affects approximately one in every three American adults – about 70 million people. According to the US Center For Disease Control, while about half of the people living with high blood pressure have their conditions under control, it still costs the nation a whopping 46 billion dollars each year, including health care costs, medication expenses, and missed days of work.