Diabetes is a condition that affects many people around the world, which can put a strain on your health and fitness goals. Type 1 diabetes is not triggered by any lifestyle factors and there's nothing you can do to prevent yourself from getting it. However, it is important that if you have this form of diabetes that you enjoy a healthy diet and get enough exercise. However, even if type 2 diabetes also has some genetic components, you can influence your risk of developing it. There are...
Food tips, myths and facts, Making the right decisions, Physical Health
November 18, 2014
Reducing your risk of diabetes
October 2, 2014
Why water is key to health
All health-conscious people are well aware that it is good practice to drink the recommended amount of water each day. Not only does this help with weight loss, but it can also help you keep as fit and healthy as possible, reducing your chance of getting headaches and other issues. However, even if you know that it is wise to drink plenty of water - do you know why? We've outlined some of the best health benefits that come from rehydrating your body. Water powers your muscles Most of us ...
Food tips, myths and facts, Making the right decisions, Managing stress
September 18, 2014
How competitiveness can improve your healthscore
Improve your HealthScore Many of us like to win. It's a common trait for people all around the world. However, it seems to be especially abundant in people who enjoy exercise and working out. This can sometimes be a negative attribute and can cause tension between friendship groups, especially if you all share the same competitive tendencies. However, it doesn't have to be a disadvantage as if you are using a health platform, such as dacadoo, you can use this competitive edge to your adva...
August 26, 2014
Five simple changes to rejuvenate your diet
For many people, keeping track of your health can seem difficult and complicated, especially if you don't know where to start. This can be because it isn't something that you've paid attention to in the past, or you've had a phase where your nutrition and health have fallen below your normal standard. Whether you are health-conscious because you want to lose weight or you just want to ensure your wellbeing is maintained later in life, having a holiday or big event can throw you off track. ...
June 10, 2013
The Vegan Self-Experiment
What did I do? I went nearly vegan for 25 days, from April 13 through May 7th, 2013, and subsequently returned to my meat-, eggs-, and dairy-heavy omnivore diet for 25 days. The vegan exceptions: I used either whey protein or BCAAs 3x per week after weightlifting, as I thought it would be important for maintaining muscle mass as my protein and calorie intake fell on a vegan diet. I also refused to suffice with the vegan omega-3 sources of ALA and SDA. I took 1 g/d krill oil* for some of the ...