Avocados, berries, and other keto-friendly, low-carb fruits

A person on the ketogenic (keto) diet eats low-carb foods and high amounts of fat. This rules out a lot of fruit from the diet. But if you’re on this diet and you love fruits, there are a few low-carb fruits like avocados and berries that you can indulge in. What is the keto diet? The keto … Continue reading Avocados, berries, and other keto-friendly, low-carb fruits

Low-carb versus the low-fat diet: Which one works better?

For quite a long time, people were taught to avoid fats because a gram of it contains twice the amount of calories that proteins or carbohydrates have. Then, studies emerged saying carbohydrates are just as bad, if not worse, because refined carbs quickly get turned into sugar. Now, there are proponents of the low-carb diet … Continue reading Low-carb versus the low-fat diet: Which one works better?

Diet plans need to be made based on meal timing, not calorie intake

At a recent event, experts agreed that diet plans should no longer be based on the idea of reducing calorie intake through balanced meals. In order for a diet to be effective, people should have a balanced daily intake with proper meal timing. The meeting was held at the Royal Society of Medicine in London last November 12th and was called … Continue reading Diet plans need to be made based on meal timing, not calorie intake

Study confirms a very low-carb diet can help manage Type 1 diabetes

Adhering to a very low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet can help improve blood sugar control in people with Type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. This finding was based on the results of an observational trial on children with Type 1 diabetes who follow a low-carb diet. In the study led by Belinda Lennerz … Continue reading Study confirms a very low-carb diet can help manage Type 1 diabetes

Nutrition expert says to load up on protein and carbs after a workout to boost athletic performance

After your workout, you need to consume food that’s rich in protein and carbohydrates, according to expert, Dr. Fernando Naclerio, principal lecturer in strength training and sports nutrition at the University of Greenwich. Dr. Naclerio says consuming food rich in macronutrients can help athletes ensure their body’s recovery. In particular, he emphasized the consumption of carbohydrates and … Continue reading Nutrition expert says to load up on protein and carbs after a workout to boost athletic performance