What is Considered Low Carb?

What is Considered Low Carb?

What is Considered Low Carb?

We often hear about low carb diets and how successful they prove to be in losing weight, but what is exactly is considered low carb? A low carb usually equates to less than 150 grams of carbohydrates a day. The term “low-carb” means low in carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are usually found in foods like pasta, potatoes, fruit, bread and rice. It is a rather loose term that varies according to the person who uses it. Some common features though, include consuming foods that are low in carbohydrate and glycaemic. The consumption of carbohydrates leads the body to excrete insulin.  As carbohydrates get

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Omega 3 Benefits and Its Fight Against Disease

Omega 3 Benefits and Its Fight Against Disease

Omega-3 helps to fight disease Boosting your immunity to combat diseases can be achieved by adding Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet. You may have heard of these fatty acids in terms of fish oils and supplements, but it’s possible to add them into your diet through natural food sources too.  What is Omega-3? Omega-3s are types of essential fatty acids which have a key role to play in the human body and which offer several health benefits. They can reduce cardio-vascular risk, cancer risk, improve joint and bone health, brain function, and more. Since Omega-3s they cannot be produced

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Prebiotic vs Probiotic for Gut Health and to Boost Immunity

Prebiotic vs Probiotic for Gut Health and to Boost Immunity

When it comes to your immunity, the gut has been found to have an important part to play. Maintaining good gut health can give your body’s immune system a boost, and prebiotics and probiotics both have a role to play in this. The role of the gut in immunity Most of us know that keeping our gut healthy is important, and this involves maintaining a healthy gut microbiota. Researchers have discovered and recognised that the body’s other organ systems can be influenced by the gut environment and it’s now becoming realised that poor gut health could cause many diseases and

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The Caveman Diet: Why go Paleo?

The Caveman Diet: Why go Paleo?

Why The Caveman Diet? What’s the difference between that and, say, keto? Or vegan? Or Atkins? The answer is beautiful in its simplicity. The Paleo diet (a.k.a. The Caveman Diet) is unique in that it is not a diet so much as a mentality. It is a new way to look at life and a wonderful filter through which to make your food choices. Rather than saying, “I can only eat this many carbs today because of my diet,” you can say, “I can eat a full meal and it is going to be delicious!”  This is because unlike the

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