Physical Effects of Alcohol on Athletes
The physical effects of alcohol on athletes can range from dehydration, lack of performance, lack of endurance and energy levels and poor recovery time. Alcohol is the most common drug abused by athletes an it can have a considerable effect on their ability to train and perform.Resolutions for A Healthier You
The commitment to change your lifestyle for better health is a positive move. Thoughtfully consider the choices available to ensure a healthy and happy you.Selaginella As A Healing Power In Plant-Based Diet
Despite the fact that there are more than 700 species, the Selaginella is relatively underutilized as its medicinal value is not yet fully realized. While it is better known as a groundcover plant and ferns for cut flowers, several species of Selaginella are also used as edible greens. For instance, the spikemoss is similar to shallots, as both have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-cancer and anti-allergen benefits. They improve heart health, lower cholesterol and control blood sugar levels. While shallots stimulate digestive enzymes, spikemoss affects metabolism proteins. However, both protect against UV rays and blood clotting as well. Bearing the sobriquet ‘resurrection plant’, spikemoss gets hydrated and active under wet conditions Another miracle herb, Black seed (Nigella sativa) has a wide spectrum of activities related to immune and respiratory systems, stomach, liver and kidney; and in relieving pain and spasms. All these may complement the work of selaginella, and contribute to your overall wellness.Why Protein Is Important for Recovery?
The crucial role of protein for muscle recovery must not be overlooked. You need to supply your body with protein to make it possible for your muscles to maintain optimum strength and capacity without being robbed of energy during strenuous physical activities. The daily protein dietary reference intake (DRI) for people who are 18 years old and above is 0.8 grams/body weight kilogram. It applies to everyone regardless of individual routine activities.Do You Know What To Eat?
An adequate amount of nutrition will help you live a healthy, happy and stress-free life. In this context, nutrition is vital to everyone. You need to eat the right kind of food at the right amount. Too little or too much nutrients is not healthy for your body. The ideal combination of food to eat ensures proper nutrition to help the body sustain its daily activities. Smart choices are necessary to get optimum benefits from the food you consumeOrganic Rice Consumption
Interest in organic rice is increasing nowadays in response to issues regarding conventional agricultural practices, food safety and human health concerns. Hence, consumption of organic rice is believed to be safer and healthier, and expected to have greater nutritional value compared to conventional rice.Why Should Gym-Goers Drink Probiotics?
I don’t know how many of you know this, but there are many gym goers around the globe, who drink probiotics almost every day. There are several brands that have introduced such drinks, especially for those, who know how good ‘friendly bacteria’ are for the ones who consume them.5 Reasons To Consume Yeast Every Day!
And you thought you would never eat curd after looking at all those ‘walking-things?’ I have personally heard a lot of people saying that you would stop eating curd if you look at the bacteria it contains. The way they have explained it to me, I surely don’t want to see it ever. However, that does not mean that I have stopped the intake of curd.Herbs and Spices: 3 Healthy Recipes To Help Start Your Year Right
The New Year is all about resolutions. If one of your resolutions is to eat healthier this year, then you have to stock up on healthy ingredients at home. A good place to start is with all-natural herbs and spices.5 Reasons To Hydrate For Weight Loss & Overall Health
One of the simplest ways to get your body to function optimally is water. Hydration is essential for turning the food you eat into energy. Learn why water is so important and how to easily incorporate more into your daily routine.Misguided Advice In Health and Weight Loss From Decades Ago Is Still a Confusing Issue Today
As weight is still one of the big issues, the outcome of success depends on what doctor you see or what nutritionist advice you are getting. Are they old enough and being able and think back to the fifties and sixties when all of this started? For decades politically correct “experts” are telling us if we want to lose weight and become healthy we should follow a low-fat diet. They told us then, and many still do today, to avoid saturated fat found in eggs, meat, dairy, etc. And they tell us to switch to foods such as artificial margarine, low-fat dairy and unsaturated cooking oils of which are all toxic.Making 2016 Your Best Year On Sugar
It seems the no-sugar message has become unpopular, and maybe always has been. Instead, let’s stop resisting and look at all the ways you can stay stuck on sugar. Here are 7 time-tested tips my clients have used — successfully — over the years to stay stuck.