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Paleo Diet to Gluten Free: Truth and Myth

Being healthy is a main concern for us, and in the last few years health and fitness have started occupying a large space in our day-to-day lives. Some of us have tried everything from new exercise routines to all kinds of diet in an effort to stay

Looking For Healthy Meals? How About My Joules?

The first thing that comes to our mind when we are hungry is to order “fast food”. Fast food really hits the spot for many people, it’s quick, tasty, and, best of all, cheap. However, we tend to forget that it is also loaded with calories, sugar, sodium, and

Why Do You Need To Add Eggs To Your Diet?

Even though there are a variety of people who prefer the vegetarian, vegan, and paleo diet; eating eggs is one of the most critical parts of a person’s diet when it comes to getting the best out of your food. Adding eggs to your diet plan can

Micronutrients: All You Need to Know

If you’re trying to stay fit, lose or gain weight, or build muscle, you have probably heard a lot of tips and advice on what you should eat. Mostly these advice are about your calories or protein intake. Macronutrients –carbs, protein and fat- have a huge effect

Insulin & Its Effect On Belly Fat

A lot of Egyptians suffer from belly fat – men and women alike. People go on strict diets, perform 100’s of crunches everyday but when it comes to middle-section fat, the answer lies in your “insulin” levels.  Understanding Insulin’s Role: Insulin is a hormone made in the

Dr. Nashwa Foad Talks About Weight Loss

Ready for weight loss? Beginning a diet to lose weight and improve overall health is a worthy goal ,but it can be a bit challenging sometimes. There are a lot of challenges whenever you start somethings new, especially when it involves habits that you do several times daily like eating

Let’s Talk About Whey!

The one thing you’ll surely find in the arsenal of anyone who takes fitness seriously is a tub of whey protein. Admittedly I’ve met some who shy away from it refusing any sort of supplementation. I don’t believe in magic pills but let’s shed some light on

Foods To Avoid When You Have A Cold!

What is worse that sneezing, coughing, and having that ‘can’t move a muscle feeling’ ? Colds suck, but making them worse shouldn’t be an option. Here are foods that could actually make it a whole lot worse! 1)Sugary Foods :  We all love sugar, but when having a

5 Tricks To Help You Eat Less!

Humans aren’t great with self-control, especially when it comes to food. This is exactly why most Egyptians are overweight. However, there are always tricks to help you resist that extra bite. Here are 5 that will work like magic!  1. Use small plates and bowls: A study published in