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Quinoa

What is Quinoa? Quinoa Nutrition and Benefits

Quinoa which pronounced "Keen-Wah" is one of the world's most popular and healthiest whole grains you can eat for good health.

This is how quinoa earned its name "the super grain".

It’s naturally gluten-free and full of much-needed nutrients like fiber, which helps you lower cholesterol and ... Continue Reading

Healthy Food Subscription Boxes

7 Healthy Food Subscription Boxes for Women

We all know healthy eating is 80% of the path to losing weight and staying fit, and if you plan and prepare meals ahead, you can reduce your cooking hustle during the week. But life happens to all of us, and I know it all too well. I have ... Continue Reading

Chicken Fajita Recipe

Chicken Fajita Recipe for Simple Home Cooking

Happily healthy - That’s our motto.

At Fitwirr, we believe all healthy choices including eating should make you happy. You don't need to completely sacrifice your all-time favorites and indulgences to be healthy. Most often, there are many tweaks you can apply to make overly fattening and greasy ... Continue Reading

Liver Detox Plan

The 3 Day Detox Liver Plan: Try This Liver Cleanse Diet

Your liver is one of the most important organ in the human body with so many responsibilities. It plays a vital role in processes of digestion, metabolism, toxins filtration and blood clotting.

The liver is a powerful organ and able to heal and regenerate if injured.

Proper ... Continue Reading

Foods that burn belly fat

15 Delicious Super Foods That Burn Belly Fat

People often argue about the exercises to lose belly fat. 

Some say it's cardio while others swear by strength training exercises. 

We say it's both. 

However, almost everyone agrees that abs are made in the kitchen.

Food is the most potent weapon in your fight ... Continue Reading

11 Weight loss tips for women

11 Ways You Could Lose Weight Quickly: All Backed by Science

When it comes to losing weight, it's hard to know what 'really' works and what doesn't.

Especially when different, conflicting pieces of diet advice are thrown all over the place.

People are being advised to do all sorts of crazy things to lose weight quickly. 

Obviously, most of them ... Continue Reading

World's healthiest food dip

What Is Hummus? What You Should Know Before Buying Hummus

What is Hummus? 

Hummus or houmous is a Middle Eastern cuisine or more specifically Levantine and Egyptian food dip made primarily from mashed chickpeas, tahini (see what is tahini?) and other few ingredients such as olive oil, garlic and lemon juice. 

At least that's what authentic hummus is in ... Continue Reading

Kale benefits

9 Amazing Health Benefits of Kale

Kale has more vitamin C than orange, more iron than beef, and more calcium than milk (1, 2, 3).

It’s no surprise kale has been called "the new beef" for vegetarians.

Low in calories, fat and high in fiber, kale is one ... Continue Reading

Foods that are more nutritious than kale

11 'Foods' That Are Healthier Than Kale

There is no other food greater and more nutritious as kale. So we thought. 

For the past few years, kale has been the food to eat.

Starting with kale chips, kale smoothies and kale pesto, anything with kale in it became a wild hit. 

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17 High-fiber foods

17 Best High-Fiber Foods for a Healthy Diet

17 delicious High fiber foods you should eat.

Fiber is a type of carbohydrates that can not be digested by the body. 

And because fiber isn't digestible, it passes through to the gut undigested, creating a bulk so the muscles in the intestine can ... Continue Reading

FODMAP Diet IBS

FODMAP Diet to Relieve IBS Syndrome

In our post Metabolic Diet, we discussed how one person food can be another person poisons— this is definitely the case here with FODMAPs Diet.

And when you meet people on the FODMAPs Diet, they refer to every food as high or low in FODMAPs as ... Continue Reading

diabetic Diet. #health #diet

A Healthy Diabetic Diet to Control Your Blood Sugar Levels

A diabetic diet is a healthy eating plan that is built around foods to help manage your blood sugar.

A specific diabetic diet is especially important since some foods that are considered healthy to some might have negative effects on your blood sugar.?

As a starter, let's ... Continue Reading

Benefits of low carb diets

5 Unexpected Health Benefits of a Low Carb Diet

While it’s true that we need carbs in our diet to provide us with energy and keep our bodies working properly, we don’t need to chow down too many carbs, especially the wrong kind.

A diet that consumes too much of the wrong carbs can negatively impact our health. Especially ... Continue Reading

Healthy holiday tips

6 Healthy Habits to Avoid Rapid Weight Gain During the Holidays

It’s time of the year again— where you get to reconnect with old friends and families, enjoying tasty dinners  and raise up that red glass of wine to toast for good health.

Most of us look forward to the holiday seasons for those wonderful family gathering.

Many ... Continue Reading

How to lose weight in college fast

How to Lose Weight in College: 16 Ways to Do It

I remember my first year in college, my roommate used to joke: if you want to know "how to gain weight fast", then you just have go to college.
 
While we used to laugh at her joke, college life does cause a major damage on health ... Continue Reading

Omega 3 fatty acids

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Fish Oil and Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Vitamins like Vitamin D, calcium, and multivitamins are amongst the most popular dietary supplements people take. 
 
It's no surprise there, considering the modern American diet tends to overfeed but undernourish, leaving us particularly deficient of essential nutrients like vitamin D and calcium. 
 
But ... Continue Reading

Green tea benefits

11 Amazing Green Tea Benefits

The "health benefits of green tea" is pretty well-known.

Green tea is packed with powerful antioxidants and nutrients shown to have positive health effects on your body.

This includes improvement in brain health, weight loss, fat loss, a lower risk of cancer.

Also, let's not forget ... Continue Reading

Healthy banana pancakes

5 Delicious Banana Pancakes You Won't Believe Are Healthy

Fluffy, sweet pancakes are truly delightful morning treats and my favorite breakfast. Something about it puts a smile on my face every single time and gets me start my day on the right foot. 

But what I love even more is banana pancakes. Bananas and pancakes, it just ... Continue Reading

How to make a Smoothie

How to Make a Smoothie Taste Better in 7 Simple Steps [Photos]

I love smoothies—particularly, green smoothies. 

They're a great (and sneaky) way to load up on many important vitamins and minerals.

One leafy green smoothie mixed with some berries and a few other delicious ingredients can provide much-needed vitamin D, C and minerals like zinc, iron and ... Continue Reading

Cooking bacon in the oven

How to Cook Bacon in The Oven: 3 Easy Steps

Bacon is one food that is surprisingly and obscurely healthy.

American breakfast staple—bacon and eggs.

It's also part of a diet of the world's oldest person, Susannah Mushatt Jones 116 years of age, who eats bacon and eggs everyday.

Susannah is healthy enough that she only needs a doctor's ... Continue Reading

Calories and carbs In strawberries

Calories in Strawberries—and Their Nutritional Benefits

Berries—are some of the best fruits you can eat for optimal and peak health. And among them, strawberries are one of the healthiest kinds.

Sweet, juicy, red strawberries with their vibrant red color can enrich and brighten the flavor and look of any meal.

Not only strawberries are sweet ... Continue Reading

Calories in blueberries

Calories in Blueberries: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Blueberries are one of the sweetest low-calorie fruits you can eat.

Not only that, their benefits and nutritional values are unarguable.

Those benefits put blueberries amongst the world’s healthiest and even the most nutrient dense berries. 

There are just 39 calories in about ... Continue Reading

Blueberry Smoothie, banana and dark chocolate

Blueberry Smoothie Recipe—with Dark Chocolate and Banana

Smoothies are easy, healthy, and fast.
 
They are quick to make, delicious to enjoy and nutritious for your body. 

Healthy, convenient and portable smoothies are truly one of the best way to fuel the body on-the go.

Not only that, smoothies like this "blueberry ... Continue Reading

Antioxidants

What Are Antioxidants? What Do Antioxidants Do?

You've heard the term "antioxidants" before.

I have too. In fact, I've heard it countless times. 

If I would get a dollar for every time I hear people recommending to "eat foods high in antioxidants", I'd be a very rich woman. Really!

"Antioxidant" is now a ... Continue Reading

Healthy quinoa recipes

7 Quick and Easy Quinoa Recipes That Are Just Delicious

Quinoa is very nutritious and considered a superfood by the health nuts. And that's for a good damn reason.

It is gluten free and high in protein.

In fact it’s one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids.

But despite how ... Continue Reading

Infographic of kale benefits

8 Health Benefits of Kale [Infographic]

With only 33 calories per cup, kale is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat. 

It's fat free and sugar free.

But it's what's in it that makes kale a health food. 

Kale is high in protein. It's even been referred to as "Continue Reading

Kale Chips

How to Make Kale Chips (Recipe)

Kale is uber nutritious and one food I can’t get enough of. 

Just looking at all the kale benefits, you’ll instantly see why I’m sucker for this "superfood".

In fact, kale is one of the few veggies I can eat everyday and not get tired ... Continue Reading

Acai bowl recipe graphic

How to Make an Acai Bowl In 3 Easy Steps

Named by the Brazilians as the "Beauty Berry", "Acai berry" is a grape-like fruit harvested from the acai palm tree.

Pronounced as "AH-SIGH-EE", this superfood native to South America tastes like a blend of berries and chocolate (1). 

It is one of the most delicious and ... Continue Reading

Quick and easy healthy meal ideas

7 Easy Healthy Meals You Can Make in 30 Minutes

When you're looking to lose weight and improve your health, healthy eating is a must.

I'm not talking about going on a diet here.

I'm talking about delicious, healthy home-cooked meals that are rich in nutrients and friendly to your waistline. 

It's the best and easiest ... Continue Reading

How much protein should you be eating

How Much Protein Do I Need?

These days it’s all about eating protein!

Eat more protein to lose weight, build muscles, and lose fat. 

I'm sure you've heard of those too. 

High protein and low carb diets have gained popularity in the past few years. Thanks to the Continue Reading

How many Calories to Lose Weight

How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day to Lose Weight?

Calories are the basis of any weight loss plans.

That’s something we all know. Managing calories is the most basic way to lose weight.

But the question is, how many calories do you have to cut, burn, and eat per day to see results?

Before getting ... Continue Reading

Benefits of avocado

12 Convincing Reasons Why "Avocados" Can Make You Healthier

These days, it’s all about avocados: avocado oil, avocado mayonnaise, and avocado smoothies. 

People can’t seem to get enough of this single seed fatty fruit.

That's right. Avocados are fruits.

These rich, creamy treats are one of the most nutritious fruits you can eat with an abundance ... Continue Reading

What to eat to lose weight

What to Eat to Lose Weight Fast

Exercising on a regular basis can help you lose weight. It’s proven.

But if you want to lose weight quickly and permanently, what you eat matters. 

That’s because the foods you eat can directly impact the hormones that control how many calories your body burns and how often ... Continue Reading

Best top 10 fruits for weight loss

The 10 Best Fruits to Eat for Weight Loss

If there's one food group that can help you lose weight and slim down quickly is fruit.

Most health experts would agree that fruits are extremely healthy.

And a diet rich in fruits is a healthy diet. 

Numerous studies have shown that people who eat the ... Continue Reading

Healthy nuts and seeds

The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Nuts and Seeds (Infographic)

Nuts and seeds are certified "superfoods".

They're among the healthiest foods you can eat on the planet.

Almost every type of nuts and seeds packs a nutritional punch.

Almonds, pistachios, Brazil nuts, and hemp seeds, you name it, they got it. 

They’re easy, convenient, and ... Continue Reading

Gluten free food list

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Food List: Start a Gluten Free Diet

The ultimate gluten-free food list to start a gluten free diet.

Why go gluten-free?

A gluten-free diet isn't only for people with celiac disease, despite the diet was originally developed to combat celiac disease, a serious autoimmune disorder that virtually destroys the intestinal tract.

But these ... Continue Reading

Coconut Water Benefits

Coconut Water Benefits—9 Amazing Wonders of Coconut Water

Refreshing tropical coconut water is one of the most popular and health boosting natural beverages in the world.

This low-calorie natural sports drink is full of antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins and minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium, and zinc, sans added sugar and artificial ingredients commonly seen in conventional sports drinks. 

... Continue Reading

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

Healthy Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe in 2 Minutes or Less

Smoothies are one of my favorite healthy snacks on-the-go.

They’re one of the quickest ways to pack on important vitamins and minerals and meet the daily nutritional needs without actually cooking or doing an extensive meal prep. 

It's effortless to fit into your life. 

All you ... Continue Reading

Super Green Kale smoothies

5 Super Green Kale Smoothie Recipes That Actually Taste Great

5 Green "kale Smoothie Recipes" You’ll Actually Enjoy Drinking

These healthy and flavorful kale smoothies will have you sneak in an array of superfood counterparts like "pineapple", "chia seeds", "cacao", "avocado", and "spirulina" into your every meal!

It's a sure way to reboot your health, nourish your ... Continue Reading

Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

5 Best Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Looking for a way to lose weight? 
 
Add more protein to your diet. 
 
Protein is one of the most essential nutrients for weight loss and getting rid of belly fat. 
 
How does protein help you lose weight? 
 
Protein ... Continue Reading

Unhealthy food choices

5 Popular "Healthy Food Choices" That Really Aren’t

Unhealthy foods vs unhealthy ones!

It's incredibly shocking the way food manufacturers and PR companies advertise their unhealthy foods as "healthy".

Uncovering even just a bit of the latest research will surface just how profit driven and careless they are with your health. 

Too often their marketing and their profits ... Continue Reading

Detox Water Recipes

17 Best Detox Water Recipes for Weight Loss

Drinking water is incredibly important for your body and health.

Roughly 60% of the human body is made of water, ensuring you drink enough water every day is essential for every bodily function (1).

Water helps regulate your body temperature. Water also metabolizes and transports all ... Continue Reading

Turmeric Benefits

Top 7 Turmeric Benefits and Uses We All Should Know

Turmeric is a cooking spice that gives mustard its bright yellow color and Indian curry its flavor and warm glow.

But lately, it has been getting a lot of attention as a 'superfood' for its possible health benefits.

Several reputable studies suggest that turmeric can be beneficial for both ... Continue Reading

Calories, Carbs In Fruits

Calories and Carbs In Fruits

You have probably been told to limit your carb intake, as well as calories you eat per day if want to lose weight. 

While I agree to ditch certain carb foods like white bread since they don't offer much nutrition, to begin with, but it's not a good ... Continue Reading

Healthy snacks to lose weight

15 Delicious Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

Healthy snacks for weight loss.

Some people believe snacking is bad especially when you're trying to lose weight.

But in fact, quite the opposite is true.

If you're avoiding snacks to cut calories, stop.

To lose weight, you need snacks.

Snacking provides an opportunity ... Continue Reading

Military diet shopping list

Military Diet Shopping List [Free Download]

The latest and most talked about diet, Military Diet is a diet that comes with 3 day diet menu which promises, you lose 10 pounds in 1 week. 

Though the menu is nothing you’d expect from a diet and far from conventional, many people have tried and lost ... Continue Reading

Military diet substitution list

3 Day Military Diet Substitutions [Free Download]

One of the things that makes the 3-day military diet plan to lose 10 pounds in a week so popular amongst dieters is that the diet is quite simple and straightforward.

And it’s undoubtedly so. 

Military Diet is one the easiest and shortest weight loss plans to ... Continue Reading