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Fats and Healthy Nutrition - Eating Whole Eggs?

eggsTo function properly, the human body needs approximately one-third of saturated fats, one-third of monounsaturated fats, and one-third of polyunsaturated fats.

Although saturated fats are needed just as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats because they are consumed in western nutrition much more than other fats, saturated fats are often called 'bad fats' and monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats are called 'good fats'.

Updated: November 30, 2021.

Mercury Levels In Fish - Is Tuna Good For You

fish stew recipe 2 mFor ages, fish has been known as a healthy and highly recommended food. Environmental pollution is a global problem and many people wonder if fish is healthy and safe to eat...

Published: August 9, 2021.

Vitamin D Rich Foods

vitamindrichfoods mConsuming foods rich in vitamin D with regular, but not prolonged (at least not unprotected) sun exposure is more than enough to prevent vitamin D deficiency.

Unfortunately, not all the foods we eat have vitamin D in substantial quantities. Actually, vegetables and fruits contain no vitamin D.

Published: July 30, 2021.

Vitamin D and the Sun Exposure

sunVitamin D is also known as 'sunshine vitamin', since the human body can produce it on its own with the help of UVB light - therefore it is not a strictly essential dietary vitamin.

Published: July 10, 2021.

Protein and Energy Bars and Gels

protein bars mProtein and energy bars and gels are convenient meal replacement food bars and gels, packed in easy to open and ready to use packages.

Such bars and gels come in various sizes and macronutrient ratios, so it is very important to read the labels and to know which protein bar is the best bar for what occasion.

Updated: June 30, 2021.

Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms

diabetesFor many people, the symptoms of vitamin D deficiency are subtle and hard to recognize. But, even without obvious symptoms, too little vitamin D can pose health risks. Low blood levels of vitamin D over a short or long time, have been associated with many symptoms.

Updated: June 19, 2021.

Proper Nutrition on the Run

nutrition on the run mIf You are constantly on the run and have very little free time to spare for cooking, for preparing meals, for shopping for groceries, and similar, all is not lost. Planning and proper organization are the keys to healthy nutrition even when being a very busy person.

Before diving a little bit deeper, let's explain few important details about human body types, nutrient requirements, and similar.

Published: May 19, 2021.

Walking for the Weight Loss - Calories Burned Walking

walking for weight loss mWalking is excellent, but often underestimated physical activity that can help people a large number of calories over a certain period of time.

Walking doesn't require any special equipment - good and comfortable (walking) shoes, comfortable clothes, some time to spare, and some goodwill ...

Published: May 10, 2021.

Top 5 Best Grass Fed Whey Protein Powder Supplements

Grass fed whey protein supplements are high-quality whey powders suitable for increasing daily protein intake, for speeding up recovery and regeneration after workouts, for daily snacks and meals etc.

top 5 best grass fed whey powder supplements

Grass fed whey protein powders are manufactured using milk from grass fed cows using cold microfiltration processes, without the use of acids or bleach. Thus they are without rBST/rBGH, and contain no gluten, soy, GMO, hormones, antibiotics etc. Often they contain no lactose or if the lactose is present, it is present in trace amounts.

Best Nutri Ninja vs. Nutribullet Blenders - Reviews and Recommendations

nutri ninja vs nutribullet mWith people being more and more aware of the bad effects of junk food and importance of nutritious foods, everyone wants to stay away from fast foods that are proven to be unhealthy and go close to healthy foods.

However, ironically today’s fast life hardly allows them to do so. In such a condition, juicers and blenders are real lifesavers. They are low-maintenance and give users healthy juices, smoothies and soups within a few seconds, without or with least preparations.

Vitamin D Deficiency

pregnancyweightlossVitamin D deficiency (hypovitaminosis D) is typically diagnosed by measuring the blood concentration of the 25-hydroxyvitamin D (Calcifediol, Calcidiol), which is a precursor to the active form of the 1,25-dihydroxy-vitamin D (Calcitriol) compound.

The blood concentration of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D reflects vitamin D produced in the skin as well as vitamin D acquired from the foods and has a relatively long circulating half-life of 15 days. It does not, however, reveal the amount of vitamin D stored in other body tissues and organs (muscles, liver, bones etc).

Vitamin D Deficiency Causes in Women, Men and Children

salmon fillet mHypovitaminosis D can be caused by several factors like inadequate nutritional intake of vitamin D, inadequate sunlight exposure (UVB rays), disorders that limit or prevent vitamin D absorption, conditions that impair the conversion of vitamin D into active vitamin D forms including certain liver, kidney, and hereditary disorders.

Recommended Vitamin D Supplements

vitamin d supplements mThere are numerous effects of increasing vitamin D daily intake, supplementation included. Vitamin D supplements are, for example, used to prevent osteomalacia or rickets, but the evidence for other benefits of vitamin D supplementation in the general population are inconsistent.

The best evidence of vitamin D supplementation benefits are for bone health (babies, children, adults, elderly people) and a decrease in mortality in elderly women (after menopause).

Buying Supplements - What, When, Why?

supplement stash mBuying supplements sometimes can be very confusing even for experienced athletes. What people often forget is the fact that people were strong and well built even 50 years before, when supplement industry was not worth zillions of dollars/euros per year ...

30 Grams of Protein per Meal Myth

30 grams of protein per meal mythThis myth says that body can't digest more than 30g of protein per meal and that all excess protein is lost ...

Muscle Hypertrophy and Hyperplasia - How Muscles Grow?

adi reverse dieting 2mMuscle Hypertrophy and Hyperplasia or how muscles grow is something that many trainees see as 'go to the gym, lift a little bit (in order not to bulk up too much), have beach body in no time'.

Gym Workouts and Bulky Muscles - Myth for Women and Men

zsuzsanna toldi m1Avoiding gym workouts and exercising in general because of 'fear' from muscles is just an excuse for not working out at all. It takes proper nutrition and plenty of smart workouts for long time to achieve desired body and look, not to mention self-discipline and sacrifices...