Some types of foods like coffee or eggs will wake you up and make you feel energized, which is why they are popular foods during breakfast. However, other types of foods will not have the energizing effects that you might expect. While they may seem as though they are healthy foods, they actually have the potential to make you feel sluggish.Oatmeal
Oatmeal is generally thought to be very healthy for you. After all, it is considered a good breakfast meal because it supposed to energize you. However, it can actually make you tired if you do not eat it right. If you add ingredients to your oatmeal [...]
Amino acids are the building blocks for muscle gain. There is no quick way to build muscle faster than normal, but taking branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) before your workout is beneficial. These building blocks for protein help keep your muscle tissue from breaking down. They also encourage the building of newer, larger muscles after each workout. This article will talk about why amino acids are important.What Are Amino Acids?
This has been covered slightly above, but we will have to talk more about BCAAs in particular. There are over 500 types of amino acids within our bodies, but there are only [...]
The line between what food is and isn’t healthy seems to be clear. If you’re trying to lose weight, for instance, you should probably skip that deep fried Twinkie platter at the state fair. And if you want to stay healthy, skip that nasty old butter and stick with margarine.Right? Wrong.
Despite the best efforts of many food industries to convince you otherwise, there are many, many foods out there that are flat out unhealthy for you. They may be associated with actually healthy foods, or give off the appearance of healthy foods. But rest assured, if you’re a man over 25 trying to lose weight, or just stay nutritious [...]
Nutrition psychiatry is a growing discipline in the health care industry. The premise is simple – what you eat affects your mental health. We all know that what we put in our mouth directly affects our physical health. But what science is trying to do now is to discover which kinds of foods can improve our mental health and help us fight mental disorders like depression and anxiety.
Many studies have focused on identifying which nutrients, that when lacking in the body, are associated with depression and other mental health problems. Here are examples of these nutrients that you should include in your daily meals, along [...]