weight training for weight loss

Weight Training & Weight Loss

Weight training is an important adjunct to diet and cardio to facilitate weight loss. For every additional pound of muscle you gain, your body burns around 50 extra calories every day of the week. Of course this works the other way. When you lose mus...
carbohydrate sensitive

Are You Carbohydrate Sensitive?

There is an array of diets out there and just looking at the promises they make can make your head spin. Many diets have come to focus on the amount of carbohydrate in the diet. There are high, moderate carb and low carbohydrate diets all promising d...
carbohydrates weight loss

Dieting 101: Carbohydrates & Weight Loss

Besides providing energy, foods containing carbohydrate are typically packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. Carbs fuel our muscles and brain, and supply the energy for essential body functions like breathing and heartbeat. Carbohy...
macronutrients for weight loss

Dieting 101: Macronutrients & Weight Loss

All your meals should consist of: Lean Protein (e.g. Chicken, fish, egg whites) Complex fibrous carbohydrate (broccoli, salad) Complex starchy carbohydrate (brown rice) If you are having a snack, then you should make sure that it contains pro...
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