Nutrition & Fitness in Mauritius
Nutrition & Fitness tips to help you get in shape and have a healthier life.
Best Foods for Weight Loss
Think you have to deprive yourself to lose weight? Not when you load your diet with the right foods. (Surprised? It's one of these common food myths.)How full and satisfied you feel after eating is largely determined by something called the satiety cascade. “This is a series of behavioral and physiological events that happens after you eat and inhibits you from eating more until your hunger signals return,” says James Stubbs, Ph.D., research specialist with Slimming World, Britain’s leading weight loss. Read More
Dark Chocolate Addiction
When researchers published their findings that dark chocolate is good for the heart, I’m sure they didn’t mean as many chocolate bars as I could swallow. To be fair to you – I don’t think they specified. But now an Australian study clarifies just how much. Using mathematical modeling, it says 3.5 ounces or 100 grams of dark chocolate a day reduces the odds of heart attacks and strokes in high risk people. That’s a medium sized bar containing at least 70 percent cocoa. Read More
Weight loss Superfoods
Superfoods are nutritional powerhouses that help build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these foods can also help you get—and stay—slim?
Read on for the top superfoods for weight loss, and how to pack them into your daily diet!. Read More
Boost your body’s immune system
One of the best prescriptions for good health is also one of the easiest to follow: watch what you eat. Every day, new studies prove that eating the right foods regularly can help reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease, banish the blues and increase energy and vitality. Here are 10 nutrient-packed “super foods” that should top everyone’s grocery list.. Read More
Why Breakfast Is the Most Important Meal of the Day
Kids Need Their Morning Meal
While adults need to eat breakfast each day to perform their best, kids need it even more. Their growing bodies and developing brains rely heavily on the regular intake of food. When kids skip breakfast, they can end up going for as long as eighteen hours without food, and this period of semistarvation can create a lot of physical, intellectual, and behavioral problems Read More
Healthy Eating & Diet
Tired of losing at weight loss? Learn how to get your diet going by goal setting, getting a diet buddy, and finding the best diet for you. Learn about smart snacks and diet danger zones. If you’re thinking about weight loss surgery, read our pros and cons Read More
Is Diet Soda Addictive?
Darren Jones wants to check himself into rehab for an unusual “addiction.” He says he’s so hooked on Diet Coke that he downs 18 cans a day and can’t leave home without it. Judging by his photos in The Daily Mail, all that diet soda hasn’t helped him control his weight, which was edging toward 500 pounds when the pictures were taken
4 Celeb Diets to Avoid
Let's face it: Hollywood makes losing weight look easy! Especially with all those toned bodies walking the red carpet this awards season. But if shedding a few pounds is on your to-do list, don't be so quick to follow in the footsteps of your favorite celebs. Read More