Being active can take many different forms: walking, cycling, recreation like dancing and yoga. Indirect physical activity can also be undertaken while working or around the home.
The trouble is that being overweight increases our risk of getting cancer (and a long list of Metabolic Diseases). In fact, after tobacco, the World Health Organization3 (WHO) says that overweight and obesity are the most important known avoidable causes of cancer.
What do chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, obesity, and mental health conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and depression all have in common? The answer is inflammation. If you have a condition that causes inflammation, or is because of inflammation, then an anti-inflammatory diet may be for you.
It is a well-known fact that our food system is overloaded with added sugar. Sugar falls under the carbohydrate food group, and, along with fat and protein, carbohydrates are one of the three food groups essential to human health. But the problem comes in when a big chunk of our carbohydrate intake is in the form of added sugar and natural, healthier sugars.
Fueling up on the right foods, both before and after your workout, is an equally important part of the puzzle for any good training program. In the quest to gain muscle, there is no shortage of advice and claims on how to gain muscle.