What Does Diet Coke Do to Your Body

Lesser of the Two Evils: What Does Diet Coke Do to Your Body?

People reach for diet soda because they can satisfy their sweet tooth without consuming too many calories. What’s the secret behind a sweet, sugar-free can of soda? Artificial sweeteners, like aspartame. And while it certainly gives diet soda its sweet flavor, is it really the lesser of the two evils? Researchers say it isn’t. Aspartame […]

Healthy Eating Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Ketogenic Diet

Healthy Eating Series: Everything You Need to Know About Ketogenic Diet

If you’ve been looking to improve your diet, you’ve probably come across the Ketogenic diet. But with diets, there’s no one size fits all. Like any other diet, it comes with its pros and cons, and it may or may not be right for you. Keep reading for an in-depth look at the Ketogenic diet […]

Healthy Eating Basics: Daily Nutrition Your Body Absolutely Needs

Healthy Eating Series: Daily Nutrition Your Body Absolutely Needs

This is the 1st article of Zerxza’s Healthy Eating Series where we will cover all the basics you need to know to live a healthy lifestyle and treat your body in the best possible way. Stay tuned for next posts which you can find under the tag #healthyeatingseries.  We all know that a healthy diet […]

The Incredible World of Pasta: 14 Creative Pasta Dishes You Have to Try

The Incredible World of Pasta: 14 Creative Pasta Dishes You Have to Try

Although pasta is a stereotypical Italian food, it’s a kitchen staple loved by everybody. And what’s not to love? It’s versatile, easy to cook with, and a quick dinner solution for busy people. But if you’re starting to get bored with good old Mac-n-Cheese, or want to make pasta healthy, here are 14 delicious pasta […]

6 Best Ways How to Fight Food Temptations

6 Best Ways How to Fight Food Temptations

It seems so simple, doesn’t it? Eat in moderation. Eat slowly. And eat a balanced diet. Yada, yada, yada. But if it’s so simple, why is it so hard to keep yourself calm and balanced when those food temptations come up? When there’s a carton of ice cream, you buckle under pressure, and eat too […]

Did You Know That Burgers are Actually Healthy

Did You Know That Burgers are Actually Healthy?

Burgers are usually vilified here in their homeland. And rightfully so, if we’re talking about the common fare sold by the fast food chains peppered throughout America and the rest of the world. These burgers are full of questionable ingredients and way too much sodium. It’s true that the word “burger” conjures up images of […]

Thin Doesn’t Always Mean Healthy, So Stop Taking it as Your Weight Goal

Thin Doesn’t Always Mean Healthy, So Stop Taking it as Your Weight Goal

Is having a healthy body something you value? If so, you probably make mindful choices every day to obtain a healthy body weight. But many people develop unhealthy weight goals thanks to the increase in obesity and diabetes in the United States. Instead of finding the perfect weight for their body, many people simply aim […]

Cooking with Coconut Oil - Is it Safe and Good for You

Cooking with Coconut Oil – Is it Safe and Good for You?

Coconut oil is now a staple in household kitchens across the country. It’s touted as a superfood and a panacea for a variety of health concerns. While there’s no doubt it provides many, wonderful benefits to your health, there are some things you should know about this tropical oil. The Distinct Smell and Flavor of […]

Are You a Fan of Freezer Meals? Here are Surprising Pros and Cons of Freezer Meals

Are You a Fan of Freezer Meals? Here are Surprising Pros and Cons of Freezer Meals

Your family and career take up a lot of your time. This leaves you with little time to cook, even if you want to throw on an apron and roll up your sleeves. Grocery stores have caught on, providing us with convenient freezer meals. They’re nothing you have to slave over. Just pop it out […]

Is Food Intolerance Really an Allergy or Just a Mental Issue

Is Food Intolerance Really an Allergy or Just a Mental Issue?

Many people claim to have some sort of food intolerance even if they really don’t. For some people, being gluten-free or dairy-free is a trendy lifestyle choice. But for others, these are necessary dietary restrictions due to allergies and auto-immune disorders. Because food restrictions have become a widely accepted epidemic, people with true allergies aren’t […]

Reasons Why Eating Tofu Might Actually Do More Harm than Good

Reasons Why Eating Tofu Might Actually Do More Harm than Good

Tofu is a popular food in our grocery stores, restaurants and kitchens. It’s often touted as an amazing health food for vegans, vegetarians and the rest of us. But scientists and health coaches are advising people to steer clear of this versatile, protein-packed vegetarian option. According to research, it’s harmful and detrimental to your health. […]

Pros and Cons of Protein Powders: Things You Need to Know

Pros and Cons of Protein Powders: Things You Need to Know

Water image created by Teksomolika – Freepik.com Today, more and more amateur athletes are filling up with protein powders. But do regular workout enthusiasts really need protein supplements? It’s true, professional athletes have been using protein supplements for a long time. And it makes sense that their diet includes additional protein. They expend a lot […]

tortilla chips healthier than potato chips

Truth or Myth: Tortilla Chips are Healthier than Potato Chips?

Is there really much of a choice between these two popular snacks? Apart from the fact that one is grain-based and the other’s vegetable-based, they’re both loaded with fats and carbohydrates and offer you lots of empty calories. But is one better than the other? Can you enjoy “junk food” without compromising your health? Truth: […]