Stop Eating Junk Food – Easy Junk Food Replacements

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The junk food market becomes larger and larger every day. “Stop eating junk food!” they say; easier said than done when the food industry spends over $33 billion per year in the US alone to advertise food products that could be classified as junk food. Another alarming fact is that the average person today consumes more added sugar in two weeks than a person a century ago would have eaten in a whole year. All of this added sugar comes from junk food, including soft drinks, sweetened cereals, candy, processed snacks and fast foods. This list will give you the top 5 junk foods and ideas for their replacements. You can stop eating junk food… or at least cut back!
1) Pizza
Frozen or fresh from Domino’s, pizza contains hundreds of empty calories, mostly coming from the abundance of cheese. It has a high fat and cholesterol content, which is …

Training Benefits By Eating Breakfast

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The importance of breakfast should never be overlooked when it comes to attaining a well toned and healthy body. For years and years bodybuilders have stressed how important eating breakfast is to build muscle and burn fat also.
Many sceptics, who have for many a year over simplified diet and exercise argued that missing a meal won’t hurt and should help you lose weight. The science has never backed this up as studies have always shown that missing breakfast encourages the body to slow the engines down, reducing the metabolic rate and preparing it to store as much fat as possible from anything consumed. These same studies have shown that eating breakfast (or breaking the fast) kick starts the metabolism and encourages the body to utilise fat stores as energy. Without eating Breakfast our bodies encourage the breakdown of Amino Acids (muscle tissue) for fuel.
Recent studies, presented at the …