National Nutrition Month: New Changes Ahead for the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
It’s National Nutrition month, and what better way to celebrate than to get excited about the upcoming changes to the Dietary Guidelines? I know, it might sound a little dry, but there really is reason to take an interest. Some BIG and much needed revisions are on the horizon.Bananas, What Are They Good for?
Bananas sure get a bad rap, don’t they? I can’t even tell you how many clients have looked at me and said, “I heard bananas are bad for you, so I don’t eat them,” and then proceed to fill me in on all the high carb, processed foods they do eat which somehow are much healthier or more acceptable than a banana. Why no love for the banana?7 Ways to Make Breakfast Better
In your busy life, do you take the time for breakfast every day? Breakfast is important for many reasons: it fuels your body for the day getting your body’s engine (your metabolism) revved up, it prevents overeating later in the day, and with the right choices it can help keep your head clear for a productive day.Top Tips for Starting a Healthy Lifestyle
Can the dietary choices you make throughout your day have an affect on your health? Improve your overall health by eating smarter. Learn what is in your food sources and understand what to avoid and what to eat. Here are some tips to a healthier lifestyle.5 Health Reasons to Eat Jerusalem Artichokes or Sunchokes
Healthy Habits You Can Try
Achieving a healthy and fit body can be difficult these days. Thus, annual checkup is a must. It is through annual or regular checkup that illnesses, usually those detrimental, can be detected. With that said, these illnesses can be prevented or perhaps cured in its early stages.Lemon Water and 4 Steps for a Healthy Alternative to the First Thing Cuppa
How many of us crave for that early morning cup of tea or coffee as soon as possible after the eyelids open? What’s the attraction?… It’s probably that the early morning mouth is so dry it desperately needs a liquid. The first thought is to put the kettle on and have a quick brew, and that caffeine appears to help the mind get into gear and it gives you a kick start for the day.Health Benefits of Antioxidants
Energy drinks are all over the place, and they’re selling like wild. Because these drinks boost energy levels significantly and keep the senses alert for longer periods, many individuals — especially teenagers and young adults — take them frequently.The Problem With Cheat Days
Many diets tell you cheat days make the rest of the time more easy. Mentally, this is true. Physically, it’s completely false. Not only do cheat days set you back, they can set you up for serious problems.7 Foods You Must Avoid in Pregnancy
There is no gainsaying the fact that the pregnant state naturally comes with its own peculiar challenges, with implications for both mother and baby. At least two individuals are involved – the mother and her baby(ies) – and a delicate yet vital balance must be maintained to ensure the health of neither is compromised in any way.Do You Love Eating Meat? 8 Deadly Diseases Meat Can Cause
All over the world, several people are of the opinion that heavy meat consumption directly correlates with good living and show off their affluence by feeding fat on meat, especially red and processed meat. Research has shown that the average American consumes about 30kg of pork and beef annually. Admittedly, meat is a good dietary source of animal protein but in excess, it puts you at risk of some avoidable diseases.