Thoracic Mobility Exercises to Address Shoulder Pain

The considerable amount of time many people spend sitting down, both for work and during leisure time, has been shown to contribute to a more kyphotic posture, which is associated with decreased shoulder range of motion, as well as painful conditions such as shoulder impingement syndrome. Additionally, many recreational activities require rotational movement around the […]

The Runner’s Guide to Avoiding Stomach Troubles

Do you ever feel like you need to make a dash to the toilet rather than the finish line on a long run? Well, you’re not alone.  Exercise can help combat bowel troubles such as constipation, diverticular disease, and reduce the incidence of digestive system cancers. However, in some athletes (e.g. runners and triathletes), a […]

Healthy Diet Plan for Weight Gain

Building muscles or gaining weight is not as simple as it sounds. But, just as there are diet plans to lose weight, there are diet plans for weight gain. A diet plan for weight gain should focus on high calorie and good quality protein intake. However, it is also essential to choose the right diet […]

Pre-Workout Nutrition for Efficient Workout Results

A car functions well with regular gas, but it reaches its optimal state when fuelled with high-octane fuel. Similarly, it would be best to have a pre-workout meal or a supplement to fuel your workout and boost your performance. In addition, pre-workout supplements and foods help to enhance your performance by promoting energy, increasing mental […]

How This Fitbit User Became Her Own Health Advocate

I’ve had a Fitbit for over ten years. I started with an Alta when my company offered a discount on health insurance to encourage people to make healthy lifestyle choices. One of those ways was through tracking and logging your steps. I’m a biomedical engineer for a medical device company, and I really like data […]

Eggs: Nutrition Facts, Benefits, Tips and Recipe

Eggs have constantly been a part of our diets for ages, and they are known as the original superfood of mother nature. However, it is only now that we are learning the full extent of their nutritional values. With the evolution of science and our interest in health care, we are now discovering how beneficial […]

Why you Should Include Zinc-Rich Foods in Your Diet?

Recently, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are looking out for natural ways to boost their immunity. Of course, when we talk about immunity, Vitamin C is the first thing that comes to our mind. However, very few know that zinc-rich foods are equally essential for our immunity and play a significant role in keeping […]

The Best Plant-Based Foods to Promote Men’s Health and Muscle Mass

Nutrition professionals regularly sing the praises of plant foods. This is because they are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, polyphenols, and antioxidants. And some are naturally high in protein, too. Read on to discover why plant foods are so good for you, men and women included, and your muscles.  Research shows that those […]

10 Habits for a Healthy Lifestyle

According to the old proverb, “If you’re healthy, you’re wealthy.” From Buddha we have, “The secret of health for both mind and body, is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” So just what are the steps ‘wealthy’, I […]

Soya Chunks: Nutritional Facts, Benefits and Recipe

With more people turning to vegetarianism, veganism and plant-based diets, and a renewed interest in high-protein diets, soya chunks are popular among vegetarians for their high protein content. Apart from vegetarians, soya chunks are popular among non-vegetarians too, for their meat-like density and texture. The high protein content in soya chunks makes it very popular, […]