Carbohydrates And Weight-loss. Which Foods Should I Eat?

Let me start this debatable subject off by saying that carbohydrates are essential for a healthy body and should not be removed from the diet completely. It is also important to understand that not all foods are created equally. If we think about what carbohydrate actually is and where it is found, it is pretty hard to avoid it completely like many diets suggest. Carbohydrate is an important source of energy for the body which helps you recover from workouts and is what gives you the energy too. It is a type of sugar and most foods we eat contain them. The rate at which we digest this type of sugar varies greatly and this is where the saying ‘not all foods are created equally’ comes into pla

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!

IF YOU DO NOTHING ELSE BE SURE TO DRINK MORE WATER! It is one of THE MOST important changes you can make to lose weight... A very important component of health! Water serves two basic functions, HYDRATION and CLEANSING but it is also necessary for many of the bodily chemical reactions. Therefore it is crucial to keep yourself well hydrated with good quality clean water. You should drink ½ your body weight in kilos multiplied by 0.033 (e.g. 60kg x 0.033 = 1.98 liters.) This is not taking into account environmental conditions or exercise. We live in a toxic world and unfortunately most municipal water supplies are of lower then optimum quality. Filtering your tap water is a better option than

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