Food cravings are those overwhelming desires for a specific food. Differing from hunger, which can be satisfied by just about any food, cravings are a continuous calling regardless of a full or grumbling belly. Food cravings have been linked to both physiological and psychological triggers, including nutrient deficiencies, lack of
Can you be a vegetarian or vegan athlete and meet your protein needs? It is an outdated myth that it is difficult to meet protein requirements from plant sources. Choosing your individual approach to eating needs to fit your lifestyle, whether that’s for your individual health needs or other personal
Fat plays an essential role in our diets and health, especially polyunsaturated fatty acids. These include the much talked about omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Lets take a look at these essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), what they are and where to find them.
We see it, read it and perhaps even witness it – fasted cardio for weight loss. This approach is currently trending in many exercise circles, but does it really stand up to all the hype?
This year, National Eating Disorder Awareness Week focused on early detection. The earlier someone suffering from an eating disorder gets treatment the better the outcomes of recovery. With that in mind, let’s discuss when healthy eating becomes unhealthy.