BY LISA WILLIAMS We all know that when it comes to our bodies, sugar is a sly villain. Falling prey to its siren song like a Oompa Loompa ditty gives our taste buds sweet pleasure plus a jolt of addictive sugar rush…before wreaking serious havoc on our waistlines, the entire metabolic function, heart and brain (insulin resistance is associated with Alzheimer’s, remember?). Newsflash: If increased risks of a cardiac attack or […]
You probably know you need protein in your diet, and you likely have an idea of where you can find it. Meat, nuts, and eggs may all come to mind when you think of protein-rich foods, and perhaps you’ve even tried supplements like protein bars or whey protein powders. Truth be told, though, the best muscle-building substance that you can put into your body is… Wait for it… FOOD! Read […]
Open any magazine and detox diets and claims are sure to surround you. It’s important to know the truth about detoxing. Here, we aim to give you the lowdown on what actually works and what doesn’t when it comes to detoxification.