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 …

Why Eating Fewer Meals Does More Harm than Good

A lot of people believe the misconception that eating fewer meals is better for you, especially if you are trying to lose weight. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. When you eat fewer meals, it causes your body to believe that it is being starved. When your body thinks that it is being starved, it begins to hold onto fat as a means of trying to keep you alive. This is why eating fewer meals is bad for you. If you are really trying to lose weight, what you should do is eat smaller meals more frequently. Out with the Old, In with the New Eating three large meals is a thing of the past. While breakfast, lunch, and dinner are extremely important to your health (and weight loss), the frequency in how we eat those meals, and how much we should eat has changed over the years. You don’t have to load up by eating a huge farmer’s breakfast. Pancakes, bacon, eggs, hash browns, and those other common breakfast foods are find in moderation, but that is Read More …