Category: Nutrition

Artificial Sweetened Beverages Linked to Increased Risk of AFib and Type 2 Diabetes: Time for a Change in Habits

Hey there, 50+ FitFam! It’s time to have a serious chat about our beverage choices, particularly those tempting but potentially harmful artificially sweetened drinks that have become all too common in our daily routines. Recent studies have shed light on the significant health risks associated with consuming these seemingly innocuous beverages. One study, in particular, […]

The Power of Plant-Based Protein: Why It’s a Healthy Choice

In recent years, there’s been a growing interest in plant-based diets, and for good reason. Plant-based protein has gained popularity for its numerous health benefits and its potential to make a positive impact on the environment. In this article, we’ll explore why plant-based protein is a healthy choice and how much protein the average person […]

Triglyceride-Lowering Diet: What Not to Eat for Healthy Cholesterol Levels

Triglyceride-Lowering Diet: What Not to Eat for Healthy Cholesterol Levels If you have high triglyceride levels, it is important to make dietary changes to help manage your condition. Here are some foods you should generally avoid or consume in moderation: Sugary Foods: Foods high in added sugars can significantly raise your triglyceride levels. Avoid or […]

Sunday Meal Prep: A Week’s Worth of Delicious Eats

Sunday Meal Prep: A Week’s Worth of Delicious Eats Benefits ; Time-saving, cost-effective, healthier choices, portion control, mindful eating, reduced stress, culinary exploration, variety, waste management – benefits of weekly meal preparation. Here’s a sample meal plan that you can prepare on Sunday: Breakfast: Overnight oats: Combine rolled oats, milk (or plant-based milk), and your […]

20 high-glycemic index foods

Here is a list of 20 high-glycemic index foods: White Rice: White rice has a high glycemic index, especially when it is cooked and cooled. White Bread: White bread is known for its high glycemic index due to the refined flour used in its production. Cornflakes: Cornflakes are a popular breakfast cereal with a high […]

5 Quick & Easy Lunchbox Swaps for a Healthier, Fitter You

A healthy diet is an essential part of maintaining overall wellness and staying fit. Often, the hardest part of eating healthily is making the right choices when it comes to preparing lunch for work or school. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of five quick and easy lunchbox swaps that can help you […]