Calories

What calories mean?

When people talk about the calories in food, what do they mean? A calorie is a unit of measurement — but it doesn’t measure weight or length. A calorie is a unit of energy. When you hear something contains 100 calories, it’s a way of describing how much energy your body could get from eating or drinking it.

Are Calories Bad?

Calories aren’t bad for you. Your body needs calories for energy. But eating too many calories — and not burning enough of them off through activity — can lead to weight gain.

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healthy lifestyle tips

10 healthy lifestyle tips

It’s a difficult balance sometimes trying to juggle health and wellness with a busy life.

To help bring you back to the important areas of focus when it comes to staying healthy, I’ve put together 10 tips for a healthy lifestyle.

Components of Food

Components of Food

It’s really important to understand what makes up the food you eat. You’ve probably heard that your body needs nutrients to survive. Food is a source of nutrients, and different foods have different nutritional content. In this post, I will give you lots of information about the six classes of nutrients, where we find them, and why we need them.

Tips for Transitioning to a Vegan Diet

Tips for Transitioning to a Vegan Diet

We now know that  plant-based eating can vary a lot, and can be strict or lax. We also know that if you have a meat-heavy diet, there are reasons to change your diet to reduce this. Of course, this choice depends on many factors, including cultural preferences, feasibility, affordability, and access to plant-based foods. Whether you are trying to become a strict vegan or simply reduce your overall consumption of animal products, here is a list of places to start.

Lazy vegan recipes

Lazy vegan recipes

If you’re on the vegan diet path already, or are looking to make a dietary change to benefit personal health and the health of the planet, you’ll find the recipes below to be helpful in your sustainable goals. These recipes were hand-picked because of how easy they are to make.

An In-Depth Look at Intuitive Eating

An In-Depth Look at Intuitive Eating

Diet culture instills false hope that we will lose weight quickly, easily, and permanently. But there is no perfect diet, and most diets go against what is best for your body. What if there was another way to maintain a healthy weight? This is where intuitive eating can come in.