Workout Recovery and What to Eat
What to Eat After Working Out for Recovery One of the very first things many people do when they decide to lose weight is either join a gym or just get into a workout routine. Then reality and the pain hits! If you have never worked out or haven’t in a long time, any type […]
Understanding Magnesium One of the leading deficiencies in people is magnesium. An estimated 80% of people are deficient. When you consider all the functions it helps perform in the body, I feel like everyone should be supplementing. That is my personal opinion and you should always consult a doctor and decide for yourself. Magnesium is […]
What is Detoxing
What is Detoxing Want to know a secret? With all my lofty advice, I overindulged on occasion this holiday season. So even those who should have the willpower, don’t always! There is something to be said for all those yummy foods that invoke memories of happy times. The way I look at it is there […]
How your food is grown is still important. The amount of heavy pesticides used on the foods you consume matters, so getting to talk with the farmer that grows your food lets you get to know how your food is grown. This gives you more control over your food choices that reflect good lifestyle decisions. Shopping for health rather than price and convenience shows a level of awareness that is hoped for.
Sleep: The Overlooked Aspect of a Healthy Lifestyle
Your body tries to heal itself while you are sleeping. The body detoxes toxins, hormones are released to help your body heal, your body makes more while blood cells to combat any bacteria that is lurking in your body.
Probiotics: The Key to a Healthy Gut
The word “probiotic” is a combination of the prefix “pro”, meaning “in favor of”, and “biota,” meaning “for life” in Latin. When combined, the word “probiotic” is a substance that encourages the growth of bacteria.
Benefits of Strawberries
One of the strawberries’ most impressive health benefits is their high antioxidant content. Antioxidants are essential for fighting inflammation and protecting cells from damage. Strawberries are especially rich in a type of antioxidant called anthocyanins. These antioxidants have been linked to several health benefits.
Importance of Hydration
Staying hydrated is really important and can derail anyone from reaching their health goals. In most of the current diet fads, beverages are often forgotten in the shouting. Yes, macronutrients are important, but the body is made up of around 70% water and our brain a little bit more, so water plays an important role in our health.
Staples: Keep These In Your Kitchen
You will want to make sure you keep these ingredients in your kitchen and make sure when you have them that you ‘check-the-box’ and don’t add them to this weeks shopping list unless you are out or running low.