Vitamins are something we hear about all the time - but are they really all they're cracked up to be? Do they actually do us any good? You can’t go into Whole Foods or any health store without seeing walls filled with vitamins. The airwaves are filled with a variety of companies selling vitamins that claim to treat, cure or prevent a host of ailments and increase the quality of your life. But do they work? What Do They Do? Vitamins are nothing new. They’ve been around since time began and you’ve … [Read more...] about Do Vitamins Really Work?
Diet & Nutrition
Nutrition is difficult to get on the go. But here are five drive through meals that aren't as bad for you as others! (They're not salads!) We all have to eat fast food at some point or another - it’s part of life. Whether you’re grabbing something quick on your lunch break or have had a day from Hades and just want to eat something fast and crawl in bed and forget the day ever happened, most people grab fast food fixes at least once or twice a week. Sometimes, nutrition just isn't our first … [Read more...] about 5 Fast Food Meals That Aren’t So Bad For You (None Of Them Are Salads!)
I've been eating 'primal' now for about 12 weeks and I thought I would share the results. Weight: Lost 10.8 lbs Body Fat %: Lost 4.1% Muscle: Gained 2% I may not be breaking any speed records for weight loss, but for the first time in more than a decade, my weight is consistently going in the right direction. I now have hope that it is possible to get back to that pre-baby, pre-career, pre-adulthood-responsibility weight! This has been a totally fun adventure - I always thought that I hated … [Read more...] about Paleo / Primal Update….
We all have bad food cravings. A pint of Haggen Das after a long day at the office. A plate of super nachos smothered in cheese, sour cream and guacamole. Handfuls of tiny candy bars to help bridge the gap between lunch and dinner. These energy dense foods flood a burst of sugar to our brains that temporarily make us feel great. But the crash inevitably follows and so do the renewed cravings for more bad food. Bad food does become an addiction, causing us to eat more bad food just to feel good. … [Read more...] about How To Eliminate Bad Food Cravings And Give Up Nothing (Video)
You've decided that juicing is one simple thing you can do to improve your health. Good for you! But which juicer will you choose? Literally thousands of juicers are on the market today. The choices can be intimidating. Probably the most important consideration to remember when buying a juicer is that you are going to use your juicer every day or almost every day. Why? Because the enzyme activity in freshly extracted juice decreases very, very quickly. Ideally, it is best to drink your juice … [Read more...] about Juicing 101: The Best Juicer For The Money (Video)
As we come up on another New Year, millions of people are once again giving thought to losing weight as one of their New Year's resolutions. If you or someone that you know are thinking about weight loss as a New Year's resolution, I would ask you to first stop and ask yourself this: What is going to be different this year than all of the other years? Most people who try to lose weight at the start of a new year have tried to do it many times in the past, and I submit to you that an effective … [Read more...] about New Year's Resolutions: Lose Weight and Shed some Baggage