UPGRADE YOUR COFFEE. Go brown and spice things up with a little fresh cinnamon. You’ll slash cals and sugar, kickstart weight loss, and boost your health along the way. BADABOOM.
For many people, tequila has had a promising effect on liquid courage. Now, researchers say the plant used to create it may unlock a number of health benefits, help with weight loss, and even assist the more than 26.2 million type 2 diabetics in America.
Understanding different types of carbs is the golden ticket to weight loss. Here’s the comprehensive visual guide to good carbs vs. bad carbs, the glycemic index, and how it all impacts weight-loss.
Dieting and weight-loss are a big, fat, frustrating pain in the butt. Unfortunately, eating less is a just a little bit important when it comes to shedding body fat. That’s why hunger control and appetite are HUGELY important. Here are 20 tips that can have a MAJOR positive impact on hunger levels.
Oatmeal is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Really…oatmeal!? Yup, it’s up there with other health powerhouses like salmon, acai, almonds, quinoa, flax, chia, and kale–just to name a few. In its natural form (not with added sugar or preservatives, I’m talking about 100% natural Quaker oats/steel-cut oats) oatmeal is as healthy as it gets, and it’s perfect for weight-loss. Here are a few of the reasons why oatmeal shoots to the top of health food kingdom.
Have you ever wondered why orange juice is a staple in the American breakfast? Besides the fact that OJ is delicious and refreshing, there’s surprising scientific rationale to back up the ancient tradition (in America anyway)…
No doubt cinnamon tastes absolutely phenomenal when paired with sweet, fatty, sugary deliciousness, but on its own cinnamon is one of the healthiest substances on earth. It’s pretty incredible that a little sprinkle of brown, aromatic, heart-warming ground cinnamon can pack a multitude of health benefits. Here’s to cinnamon and recreating its image as a health food.
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto.
I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP
, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid
, and all-around fitness junkie.
I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine
When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses
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High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is nasty…cut it out. Although the rise in obesity can’t solely be attributed to increased high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) consumption, there’s no doubt that HFCS has been one of the major factors. You can find the full story explaining how insulin, carbs, and HFCS impact weight loss here, but I’ll quickly recap why HFCS is so bad for the body. The HFCS Story: There are many different types of sugar, a few include: lactose, which is found in dairy products; fructose, which is found in fruits; and glucose, which is a product of carbohydrate breakdown. These sugars are not chemically identical and have much different effects on the body’s blood sugar levels. Most fruits have a relatively low glycemic index value (low glycemic index foods raise blood sugar levels at a slower rate). Even though they’re high in sugar,...