Types of Carbohydrates

different types of carbohydrates

These days, carbohydrates have a bad reputation as a cause of weight gain, obesity, and related health problems. However, it’s also one of the macronutrients that your body needs. In this article, we’ll discuss the different types of carbohydrates to get to know them better.

So, what are carbohydrates?

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6 Benefits of Weight Training for Women

benefits of weight training for women

While many women do weight training these days, there are still those who are reluctant to do it. One common reason is they are afraid of becoming bulky.

This fear is of course unwarranted because women have far less testosterone than men do. Testosterone is the androgenic hormone behind muscle mass growth.

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Yoga and HIIT: Oxymoron or a Match Made in Heaven?

yoga and hiit workout

There are some combinations in life that are just meant to be: milk and cookies, movies and popcorn, road trips and music. But what about yoga and HIIT workouts? Are the two polar opposites, or is this one of many exercise myths? While the well-known factors of each may not seem similar, taking what you learn in a yoga class off the mat and with you into your HIIT workout is easier and more beneficial than you might think.

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Nutrition for Exercise and Sport: What to Eat Before, During, and After

exercise or sports

Living a healthy lifestyle is important for everyone for a number of different reasons. Healthy eating and physical activity help prevent chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. The number of Americans with these chronic diseases continues to increase, which raises healthcare and health insurance costs for everyone else in the country.

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The 5 Basics of Optimal Nutrition

5 basics of optimal nutrition

This may be a cliché, but it’s worth repeating: what you eat affects your health.

Unhealthy eating habits have been associated with various health problems such as obesity, heart diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure, and many others.

If you want to live a healthy life, you need to get your nutrition right.

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