Eating Healthy During Summer Holidays
Summer is here. Children are excited about their break, travel plans, and of course the freedom from routine. Even until a decade ago, children spent most of their time playing outside during the summer breaks, easily getting their daily quota of physical activity. Indoor board games and television watching were of course there, but with fewer channels and outdoor play was more fun.Do You Know How to Read Nutrition Labels?
I spoke to a group of parents and children on how to read nutrition labels this weekend and decided it will be good to blog about this for a larger audience. From my experience, even among the educated, ‘Nutrition Literacy’ is far from where it should be and learning to read nutrition labels can be a good starting point.How To Lose Your Sugar Addiction – For Good!
Lose your sugar addiction! Does sugar really hurt your health?Fruits and Vegetables In Your Grocery Store and The Top 4 Ways They May Be Destroying Your Health
Fruits and Vegetables from the grocery store may be hiding a secret that can ruin your family’s health. Learn about this industry secret and how to avoid these potentially life threatening products.Are You Fooling or Fueling Your Body?
This article is resourceful for the individual who works out but wants to find the best method to supplement the body pre and post workout to maximize the gains from their workout. Robina talks about the importance of fuelling the body in order to maximize the effects of your workout.Low in Motivation? Blame Your Brain Chemistry and Check Your Nutritional Deficiencies
If you notice some irregular patterns in your behavior or mood, such as low motivation, low energy, apathy, depression or irritability — Some probable issues can be narrowed to disturbances in the body and its functions. In the context of cognitive functioning, nutritional deficiencies or an excess can cause an imbalance in the body which generally affects brain chemistry. Refer to this list as a starting guide to make sense of what those issues can be. Make sure to consult a health professional for further guidance.Almond Milk and Its Benefits – A Healthier Alternative to Standard Milk
Almond milk has been gaining popularity over the last few years. Most people think it’s a new thing due to this recent popularity but it has been around since the middle ages. Almond milk is rich in nutrients which makes it a healthier alternative to your standard milk. Find out the benefits.Planting a Family Garden – Increasing Fruit And Vegetable Eating For Healthier Kids
Do you and your kids reach for fruits and vegetables? Growing a garden can help to make that happen!Top 5 Starter Strategies to Rid Your Home of “Junk Foods”
This is the never-ending question, and in the “old days” ( before we un-junked our home), we’d come in, grab a Krispy Creme donut, a bag of Oreos, some Lucky Charms, chips, crackers and a soda..the typical anti-nutrients in a lot of American homes.Five Ways To Better Overall Health and Fitness
The choices you make every day such as skipping breakfast, or not consuming enough water could be affecting your overall health. These simple decisions may not be life altering, but they could be keeping you from obtaining your ideal fitness level. Here are five ways to hopefully increase personal health for overall fitness.The Joys of Peppermint Tea
Peppermint tea is popular. It’s one of the most popular. And it may just be a healthy alternative for many things, including coffee, soda, and some meds. Read more to find out.What’s In Women’s Food Bars – And What Should Be (It’s Not More Sugar!)
What’s in some food bars that makes them Women’s Bars? Do those ingredients make them worth eating? Read this article before making any decisions to buy women’s bars.