Custard Apples

By Calorie King April 15, 2018

  Subtropical and exotic custard apples will liven up your fruit repertoire and tantalise your tastebuds. Reminiscent of a tropical smoothie, the custard apple boasts a unique and delicate combination of flavours, some say like pineapple, paw paw and guava. The custard apple has a deliciously sweet, melting white flesh with a creamy texture that […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Vegetarian Nutrition

April 15, 2018

      1. What are the health benefits of a vegetarian diet? Vegetarian diets are lower in saturated fats, cholesterol, and animal protein. They’re also high in folate, anti-oxidant vitamins like C and E, carotenoids, and phytochemicals. Overall, vegetarians have substantially reduced risks for obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, and […]

Complementary Medicines for Weight Loss – Good for Your Waist or Just Good Money Wasters

April 15, 2018

  Pills, potions and powders for weight loss are everywhere! They’re in the shops, online and maybe in your home. It’s hard to spot the truth from the tales when it comes to complementary medicines for weight loss. Which ones work? Which ones don’t work? Which ones are safe? How do you overcome the powerful […]

BMI & MacroNutrient Explanation

April 11, 2018

Body Mass Index (BMI) – is used to determine a person’s ideal weight based on height and weight. The more body fat is derived the greater the risk of a person encountering health problems. To work out someone’s estimated energy (kilojoule/calorie) requirements, you need to first work out the person’s BMI statistics. To determine your […]

The CalorieKing Caffeine Guide

April 17, 2018

  Do you rely on a cup of tea or coffee to kick-start your day? Or do you reach for a can of cola every time you need an afternoon pick-me-up? Perhaps an energy drink after a late night out? Caffeine is one of the most popular substances on earth – consumed in some form […]

Gourmet Lunchboxes for Grown-Ups

April 15, 2018

  One soggy sandwich, some questionable cheese, and a bruised banana – anyone for a packed lunch today? We thought not. If the stale smell of your sticker-clad school lunchbox still lingers in your nose every time you consider bringing your lunch from home, it’s time to erase those memories with some gourmet adult lunch […]

Whole Grains for Whole Health

April 15, 2018

  If you haven’t felt the “grain wave” yet, you will soon. Whole grains are being touted as the new super food, the new carb, the better way to better health, the latest dish de jour – and for once, the hype is deserved. Whole grains are a little piece of nutritional heaven. They’re packed […]

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Calories In Food

April 15, 2018

  At the heart of an effective weight-control strategy is the vital fact that weight will only be lost when calories burnt are more than calories consumed.  Simple enough, but it means you have to know the calorie-value of everything that goes into your mouth.  Here’s a simple guide to how these figures are determined. […]

Healthy Meal Preparation And Planning Made Easy

May 09, 2018

Offer Link & Coupon Code in Article Below Marley Spoon – Healthy Dinner Ingredients & Cooking Instructions Delivered Weekly Click here to head over to the Marley Spoon site to sign up. New Marley Spoon customers using the above link will receive a $35 discount on your first box   One of the keys to […]

Forget Calorie Amnesia…Use a Food and Exercise Diary!

March 22, 2018

  Research has shown time and time again that dieters who keep track of their calories are many more times likely to lose weight and keep it off than those who don’t. Read on to find out why keeping a food and exercise diary works so well. Did you know there are several electronic and […]

Carbohydrates and Diabetes: Breaking it down

April 14, 2018

If you have diabetes it’s important to know how carbs can affect your blood glucose levels. If you eat too many carbohydrates, or the types of carbohydrates that process rapidly, then your blood glucose levels will fluctuate dramatically, increasing health risks. Even if you don’t have diabetes, it’s good to know the ins and outs […]

Self-Esteem: Your Weight-Loss Maker or Breaker

April 15, 2018

Self-esteem affects all areas of your life.  What you do, how you do it, how you treat yourself and others and how much you enjoy life are all affected by your level of self-esteem. If you have low self-esteem you’re unlikely to be as motivated to take care of yourself physically, or achieve your goals, […]