What Is Holistic Nutrition?
When one speaks of “holistic nutrition” the definition conjures up visions of a dynamic fusion between “holistic” – meaning, essentially, “to heal” – and the organic and functional relationship between different parts of the body… and treating it as a whole. What this comes down to is how the body needs to make changes to fuel it properly – and that’s where sciences such as holistic nutritional counseling come in.3 Things You Can Do Today To Be A Healthier You!
1 – Pick an 8 Hour Window to Eat Your Meals In. Or as the caveman would do, eat when the suns up and stop eating after its gone down. Giving your body time at night (fasting) to digest the food you’ve eaten throughout the day and to burn off all the stored fat you’ve accumulated over the years can be very beneficial. Plus nobody wants to fall asleep with a full stomach.The Buzz on Caffeine: Not Totally Harmless
Caffeine is a mild stimulant and not a drug, so its use isn’t regulated like prescription drug use is. Still, consuming too much caffeine can make you feel jittery or jumpy-your heart may race and your palms may sweat.6 In 10? New Study on Energy Drink Consumers and Safety
A new study by Mintel reports that almost 6 in 10 energy drink consumers are concerned about the safety of the products. But is this accurate? Three points to consider.Things to Know About When Adding Fish to Your Diet
Fish should be a major component of everyone’s diet, but if we really want to consume fish that is healthy for us there are a few things we have to consider. As with any product such as fish that we eat, we ingest whatever that the fish has ingested or whatever environmental toxins it has picked up. So whenever we choose a certain fish we have to aware of where the fish came from and what its food supply consisted of.Replace Those Sugary Fat Filled Snacks With the Good Stuff
Looking for the right snacks to eat through your daily routines? Jot some of these foods down for some serious benefits.Are Energy Drinks Hazardous to Your Health?
Many people are becoming dependent upon energy drinks, as they feel that they perform better during physical and mental activities, can stay up longer to study, fight fatigue, increase metabolism and athletic ability. Drinks such as Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, AMP, 5-Hour energy, and others contain such ingredients as caffeine, Taurine, sugar, (even more sugar, such as sucralose and high fructose corn syrup), synthetic vitamins and chemicals, and other flavorings. Side effects can include: anxiety, nervousness, tremors and shakes, dehydration, headaches, rapid hard rate, difficulty breathing, increased blood pressure, irritability, and lack of sleep. It stimulates your central nervous system, making it difficult for many people to sleep. Taurine can alter nitrogen balance in the body, lower metabolism and put undue stress on kidney function. With an abundance of extra sugar such as glucose and sucrose, tooth decay and other dental problems can develop, not to mention adrenal and pancreatic problems.Grow, Strengthen, Repair With Protein
Here’s a few bits of information you may like to know about protein. Find out how to combine incomplete protein foods to provide complete protein meals.Dark, Dark and Rich
Chocolate season is coming, or here if you shop. There are studies that show dark chocolate is healthier and it tastes so much better.Is Serving Size Relevant In Today’s Meals?
It seems that in recent years portion sizes are starting to increase across the country. A lot of places offer their novelty sandwich or burrito where finishing in a set amount of time will gain you some recognition and likely a free meal. However, it seems that many of the other restaurants and chains are starting to follow suit.Reasons Why Nutrition Is Important to Your Overall Health
If you are looking to receive many great new health benefits in your life, good nutrition is the best way to go. Here are some of the benefits of having good nutrition and the consequences of poor nutrition in your daily life.Fruits and Vegetables – The Fundamentals of Any Healthy Diet
“You must eat all of the fruits and vegetables on your plate before you can be excused”. How many times have you heard this statement in your childhood? If you were given a penny every time someone said this to you, you would now be a rich person.