Basic Nutrition tips you need to know

Basic Nutrition tips you need to knowOur bodies function electrically. We all know what happens when the electricity is turned off in our homes or offices. Suddenly we have no appliances, computers or televisions. In fact, in our society without electricity everything stops.

Generally, getting the proper balance of electricity to feed our appliances is as simple as flicking a switch. Well this simple analogy is exactly the same for us all.

Our bodies require fuel in the form of food to keep us functioning. If we supply the body with raw, whole foods full of nutrients the body needs less energy to put this food to use.

If however, we give the body food that is highly processed with added preservatives the body has to work much harder to sort through the rubbish to find the few nutrients it contains.

What Are The Right Foods To Eat More Of To Lose Weight?

Here’s a 1 minutes and 36 seconds What Are The Right Foods To Eat More Of To Lose Weight? video. See full transcript below.

There is a misconception going around that weight loss can be achieved by skipping meals. Studies show that you will gain more weight by not eating. If you know what the right kind of food to eat, you will feel full longer and eventually get your desired body weight in no time. What to learn more? This 1 minute and 6 second video will teach you how.

What steps you need to know to lose weight

What steps you need to know to lose weightDid you know that your general well-being is affected by how much you weigh?

It is for this very reason that you need to closely monitor your weight. Your weight plays an important role to your health, but we tend to forget all about it. True to this account is the growing number of Australians who are having problems with excess weight or obesity. Their day to day choices has put a toll in their health and are now having a hard time controlling their body weight.

A recent report, Australia ranked as the 4th most obese country worldwide. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development released this report in 2013. It is quite alarming that the situation in Australia seems to be getting out of hand, considering the health consequences brought about by being overweight.

What Are The Health Concerns About Popcorn

Here’s a 2 minutes and 40 seconds WHAT ARE THE HEALTH CONCERNS ABOUT POPCORN video. See full transcript below.

It’s been a staple in get-togethers, movies, or celebrations. Can you guess what it is? Yes, it’s popcorn! Popcorn has always been linked to entertainment and fun. But do you know that the way it is prepared can be unhealthy for you? Watch this 2 minutes and 46 seconds video to learn more

The Good and The Bad Sides of Dietary Fat

Here’s a 3 minutes and 19 seconds The Good and The Bad Sides of Dietary Fat video. See full transcript below.

These days, a lot of information about dietary fat has been going around. You may agree that these things just makes us confused rather than enlightened. Why? Because they keep on changing. A few years back, there is a campaign on avoiding fat because it is bad for the health. Then another update was rolled out, saying that carbohydrates are the main culprit of unhealthy body and that fat is okay for consumption. The most recent studies show that fat can be good or bad – depending on which type of fat you consume. Confusing, isn’t it?

The Importance of Having A Healthy and Positive Body Image

The Importance of Having A Healthy and Positive Body ImageDid you know that you can actually lose more body weight if you have a better body image? According to a new research, if you spend less time thinking about your body and just focus on accepting it for what it is, you will have better chances of living a healthier and leaner life. Indeed, the happiness and wellness of a person highly depends on a healthy mental attitude.

Picture yourself in your mind, or better yet – look at the mirror. What do you see? What do you feel? That is your body image. It is actually the way you see yourself through generalisations and assumptions of your physical appearance such as weight, shape, and height. You can either have a positive body image or a negative body image – and experts are highly encouraging us to choose a healthy and positive body image.