When should athletes seek treatment for disordered eating? Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen

Is Instant Oatmeal Evil?

As I was pouring myself a packet of instant oats a few months back, topping it with scalding water and then other condiments, I got to thinking of a headline I’d read somewhere online about how seriously unhealthy instant oats were for you. I didn’t actually read the article, but the message stuck with me: somehow instant oats are bad. Bad like doughnuts? Bad like high fructose corn syrup? Bad like TV dinners? I wasn’t sure. I just knew that someone (and in fact many) had deemed it unhealthy. I bookmarked it in my brain to loop back around to that topic sometime in the future.

Eating Healthy During the Holidays

With cancer comes a new awareness of food and its impact on our health. This is not about weight loss. This is about ensuring that our immune system is functioning at full capacity so our body can begin healing. The holidays seem to present a challenge in this regard. The excess, not to mention the sugary treats, wine and other temptations that under normal circumstances would not be so available are now at every event and/or family dinner.

Effects of Soft Drinks on Your Body

What are the effects of soft drinks on your body? Soft drinks have been around for over 100 years with the formula changing very little in the past few decades. They have created other variations like “Diet” and flavoured versions. According to Wikipedia, the main ingredients include high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) or sucrose, caramel color, caffeine, phosphoric acid, coca extract, lime extract, vanilla, and glycerin. Do you know what this cocktail does to your body?

Nutritional Strategies for Fitness Success

The importance of nutrition, rest and recovery to fitness. Nutritional strategies and concepts that fit your lifestyle and will help you reach your fitness goals faster.

Should Americans Stop Eating Fat?

This article discusses the increase in fat consumption that’s taken place in the U.S. over the past forty years. The subject of good fats and bad fats is examined.

Calorie Counting and Why Results Come From Quality Not Quantity

The very basics of weight loss come down to calories in vs. calories out. How much you each, and how much you burn. But your body composition and health are dependent on what macronutrients you are eating, not the overall calories being consumed.

Coffee and Its Excellent Health Benefits

You don’t have to have a guilt complex when you have that morning cup of coffee! Not only does it help wake you up and give you a quick-energy boost, it actually provides you with some real health benefits, too!

Eating Healthy and Its Benefits!

Giving your body the right type of food is paramount to your overall health. Healthy eating is not about sticking to strict nutrition facts or depriving yourself totally from the food you love. Rather, it is about feeling mentally and physically great and having good energy levels, all of which be achieved by learning nutrition basics and making better food choices.

Why Is Olive Oil A Healthy Food?

If you are starting a new healthy eating program you want to make sure that olive oil is included. It is the foundation of the Mediterranean diet, who have the world’s longest-living cultures. Many of the health-promoting effects of the Mediterranean diet have been credited to olive oil consumption.

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