The Magnificent Magnesium: The Unsung Hero of Human Health
The Magnificent Magnesium: The Unsung Hero of Human Health We often hear about the importance of vitamins, but minerals deserve some love, too! Our bodies are like finely tuned machines, and minerals, help to maintain healthy bones, teeth, and muscles, and also play a role in hormone production and nerve transmission. Among all these minerals, […]
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 […]
Bringing down your stress levels is the goal and whenever that can be accomplished is the key. Chronic stress leads to many things, weight gain and chronic inflammation are just a couple.
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 […]
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.
De-stressing is Important!
Your health is the most affected by stress. It is estimated that 75-90% of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress-related problems (Rosch, 2005), e.g. hypertension, chronic fatigue, depression, and chronic sickness. Stress isn’t always recognizable in ways we can immediately identify—it can be a sneaky beast.