Sugar Promotes Inflammation and Disease
Inflammation is recognized as the root cause of most, if not all, disease. What we eat can increase or decrease inflammation. Sugar is a prime inflammatory trigger, and this article covers several reasons for that.Healthy Eating – Three Fats You Need To Know About
Are you getting enough of the right fats in your daily eating plan? Many people struggle to consume adequate levels of healthy fats each and every day. Most will have no trouble consuming high levels of unhealthy fats if they are feasting on fast food, processed foods, and other convenience items. But, those are the type of fats you want out of your diet while you then bring the good fats back in. To help make things easier for you, let’s look at three great oil sources of fats you should be considering to add to your eating plan. Each will enhance your health in its own way…L Is for Leafy Greens
“Eat more leafy greens!” Do you hear that all the time? Or is it just me? Seems like a saying that just won’t go away. I know we are always commanded by health gurus to eat this or eat that, but with leafy greens, I think there is a reason this mandate has stuck around.What’s Healthy Now?
There has been a lot of conversation lately about “healthy” and I must admit it made me take a minute and ask myself “So what do people think is healthy?” In working with clients over the years, I’ve learned the definition of the word or the interpretation of healthy can mean a ton of things. Because these differences in opinion on healthy can be a challenge to staying on point in the well-being lifestyle, I hope today’s post will help clear things up.5 Healthy Ways To Boost Your Metabolism
Some people have faster metabolisms than others, which isn’t fair. There are natural and healthy ways to boost your metabolism. Here are the 5 great ways!Do You Know the Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds?
Pumpkin seeds are sold in health stores around the world and you probably never thought of making a bread with them or muffins, because you didn’t know the amazing health benefits that they provide. Pumpkin seeds can be used in a wide variety of dishes and once you start using them you will find that you feel healthier and you start enjoying a healthier lifestyle on a daily basis.The Proven Health Benefits of Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is increasing in popularity throughout the world. You may be wondering what this product has that makes it a firm favourite over olive oils and other oils used in cooking today. Coconut oil is brimming in healthy fatty acids, those with medicinal properties that can benefit you and your entire family now and moving forward.Sugar and Recovery From Alcohol and Drugs
Working with food and brain chemistry includes offering nutrition support to those who are in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction. This article touches on the connection between recovery and sugar.Healthy Eating – Just What Does the Word “Energy” on Power Bar Packaging Mean?
I had a college economics professor who was surprised to find out a particular product contained more calories than another similar product. He had assumed it had more vitamin C. So what was it that fooled him? We hear a great deal said about “energy” these days. People talk about “good and bad energy” or “energy” as something that makes us happier. Energy is measured in calories, so a product with more energy has more calories. Now, let’s take a look at “energy” bars. A Google search turns up pages and pages listing types of energy bars. Many have names designed to make customers feel the products are healthful or promote athletic performance.The Foods You Think Are Healthy, But Aren’t
There are many foods, which are a labeled healthy, but are actually not good for you. You could be contaminating your body with supposed healthy foods. Find out what foods you need to stay away from to actually be healthy.How Much Protein Post Workout?
It is always good to have a balanced diet and an appropriate set of meals especially those that are rich in proteins. However, this does not mean that you have to consume everything irrespective of the quantity and forget the fact that extreme intake of these nutrients can as well cause debilitating effects on the body. Therefore, having knowledge on how much protein post workout can be of great significance on how you can benefit from the diet.Healthy Eating – Delicious Oatmeal Protein Cookie Recipe That Won’t Blow Your Diet!
Are you craving the delicious taste of oatmeal cookies but don’t want to blow your healthy eating plan? You aren’t alone. Many people, especially women, struggle when it comes to cutting out sweets or sugary foods. You may be the type of person who has no problem saying goodbye to pizza, pasta, and anything “food” related – but dessert! Now that’s a different story – you struggle with not eating dessert. Unhealthy snacks and desserts are everywhere and even though we know we should stay away from these sugary foods, we crave them. Especially when we are tired or stressed. Fortunately, there are plenty of delicious and healthy ways to satisfy your craving for desserts without breaking the calorie bank.