Artichokes

By Calorie King April 15, 2018

The most popular and widely available artichokes are globe artichokes. They are classified as neither fruit or vegetable, as they are actually the flowering bud of the Mediterranean Thistle plant. You may come across Jerusalem artichokes, also known as ‘sunchokes’. These come from the sunflower family and are not really artichokes at all. Artichokes have […]

Pre-diabetes: Are you at risk?

April 14, 2018

The United Nations has declared 14 November, 2007 World Diabetes Day. “Yeah, that’s great, but I don’t have diabetes so I don’t need to pay attention to all the talk about it”, we hear you say. Well maybe, maybe not. Diabetes Australia estimates that 2 million Australians have pre-diabetes. Left untreated, pre-diabetes can develop into […]

Food for Thought – Audiobooks for Your Walk & Commute

April 13, 2018

Hi All, I like to walk, a lot. Audiobooks & Podcasts have given me so much insight into myself and the concepts of action and motivation. When I have a great Audiobook on the go, I’m much more likely to focus and hold my intentions. No reason they can’t do the same for you. Pretty […]

Motivation for Weight Control: Get it!

April 14, 2018

    You know those super-charged, over-achieving people that seem to have a source of motivation about as bottomless as Donald Trump’s bank accounts? Do you ever wonder how they do it? How they just keep going and going, running towards their goals like there’s no tomorrow? Do you find yourself thinking: “It’d be so […]

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 […]

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The CalorieKing Fat Guide

April 14, 2018

  Despite what you might think, fat is not all bad, or rather, not all fat is bad – in fact, some fats are even crucial to good health. However, that doesn’t give us the go-ahead to load up on fries; research continues to show that a diet high in certain fats is an unquestionable […]

Coping with Emotional Eating

April 15, 2018

  Hunger doesn’t always come from the stomach; the mind can be an equally powerful trigger when it comes to the urge to eat. Many of us “get hungry” when we feel a need to numb certain emotions or to ease feelings of discomfort, but this sort of hunger has nothing to do with providing […]

Breastfeeding and Weight Control

April 17, 2018

  After the birth of your baby, you probably expect to bounce back to your pre-pregnancy weight. Be aware that this can take time! Everyone knows that breastfeeding is good for the baby, but it’s also one way to help you lose weight gained during the pregnancy. How many extra daily calories are required for […]

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 […]

Fennel

April 15, 2018

  The fresh, aniseed taste of fennel is a delicious way to add flavour to your cooking. Fennel also has a reputation for health-giving properties that include everything from easing flatulence to helping to produce milk for women who are breastfeeding. Some of the therapeutic uses of fennel include: Relieving gastric upsets, including flatulence, wind, […]

Work it Out! Fitting Exercise into your Working Day

Work it Out! Fitting Exercise into your Working Day

April 17, 2018

  If there were twice as many hours in the day you’d have no trouble getting some exercise in, right? Well, maybe. But until science or technology proves otherwise, you’re stuck in the 24-7 zone and there’s no escaping it. So before you say you’re too busy at work to fit exercise into your schedule, […]

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 […]