Why You Need Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1, also known as Thiamine, plays an important role in how humans function in everyday life. Thiamine is one of eight essential B vitamins responsible for converting carbohydrates into fuel for the body. Without them, the body wouldn’t be able to metabolize fats and proteins in order to sustain itself. Additionally, the entire span of these vitamins play a part in more than just energy production.

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7 Ways to Enhance a Salad for Taste and Nutrition

Nearly every diet out there wants you to eat more salads. That’s because salads are usually lower in calories, carbs and other bad components that can turn into fat stores. It’s also true that salads can be one of the most nutritious meals you can eat. You don’t have to sit in front of the television with a plain bowl of lettuce. There are several ways you can enhance the salad for both taste and nutritional value.

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How Many Calories Are in a Subway Sandwich?

Remember the commercials with Jared, the guy who lost a lot of weight and turned out to be, well, a less than ideal spokesperson? Even though the actor turned out to be a douche, the Subway sandwiches themselves can be quite nutritious. However, they can also be next to impossible to track when it comes to calories. Although the sandwich board can give you an approximation, it can be greatly altered relatively easy.

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5 Health Benefits to Eating Grapefruit

Perseonally, I’m not a big fan of grapefruits. I’ve never really like the taste of them, but have been growing a bit accustomed over the last few years. These large pink or red fruits have have a great deal to offer those looking to lose some weight. Full of vitamins and minerals, there is science behind why you would want to include one of these on a daily basis.

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7 Healthy Ideas for an Awesome Breakfast

I figured that since it’s National Breakfast Week, according to Twitter, then I might as well throw out seven healthy ideas for the most important meal of the day. These are the breakfasts I enjoy the most, and they are some of the healthiest ways to get the day started. After all, your morning meal plays a prominent role in how you function for the rest of the afternoon.

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Are Packages of Beef Ramen Noodles Good For You?

Ah, Ramen noodles…the staple of many a college student. This brand of food is one of the cheapest ways to eat. Depending where you live, you can have yourself a lunch for less than $0.05 per package. Unfortunately, filling your stomach is the only thing you’re doing. Yes, a block of noodles and a seasoning packet can make for a bowl of food, but it can also be an incredibly unhealthy way to live.

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5 Things You Can Add to Cream of Wheat to Promote Health

Everyone knows that I am a big fan of Cream of Wheat. Usually, I have a box of instant goodness near my desk or in the kitchen at all times. While I do have an affinity for maple and brown sugar, plain Cream of Wheat can be just as tasty. It’s all a matter of what you put into the bowl. Here are five of my favorite things to spruce up my favorite cereal.

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Can You Lose Weight Eating Nothing But Progresso Soup?

Anyone who knows me understands my attraction for Progresso soups. Eating a can of this per day last year helped me curb my eating habits and avoid fast-food and other questionable materials. However, there is a dark side to the can-of-wonder. It could be harmful if you eat nothing but Progresso soups day in and day out – unless you closely monitor your intake. Let me show you what I mean.

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