The Pros and Cons of Green Smoothies

Green smoothies have been a huge fitness fad to sweep our nation. Even those that don’t keep up on a healthy lifestyle knows what they are. There may be a mystery as to what exactly makes it green, but it generally tends to scare some people. However they don’t taste like any veggie unless you choose to make it that way. With that and the health benefits that comes from a green smoothie you’d wonder why everyone doesn’t drink them. That’s because some people just don’t know all of the pros and cons that come with the drink. To better inform yourself and others, keep reading: Pros The most obvious pro and reasoning behind a green smoothie are the amazing health benefits. You can disguise the taste, albeit not the color, of a veggie and make it easier to drink. Spinach is very popular and you can’t even taste it, which is sort of amazing. It also makes sure that you get your vitamins K and A, magnesium, iron, dietary fiber, and a handful of other healthy things for your Read More …

The Dangers of Rapid Weight Loss

Fad diets claiming that you can drop ten pounds a week are all over the place right now. They might look tempting, but the question remains – are they healthy? The answer, sadly, is no. Rapid weight loss is never healthy, and should be avoided at all costs. There are several things that can go wrong when you try to lose weight too fast, and some of them can be permanent. Whether or not it seems like a good idea to drop pounds like it’s nothing, here’s why you should be avoiding it like the plague. Why People Do It Most people who try to lose weight this fast do it because it’s so popular right now. After all, you see it all over the place – celebrities are losing eighty pounds like it’s nothing, and nobody sees any of the repercussions of this. The way weight loss is portrayed by the media makes it seem easy, and like it takes no effort at all. What they don’t show you, though, is the way celebrities have to take diet pills, Read More …