Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! I recently met a woman who very rarely drinks plain ol’ water. I thought, “Hmm, only camels could survive without water…” I was actually concerned, but it also got me thinking about all the benefits that come with being hydrated. In a recent post, I mentioned a few benefits that come along… Read More Why is Staying Hydrated So Important?
Hydration is key… This is one of the most difficult questions to truly answer, as there are so many alternatives in play. Each person’s body is completely different, thus giving an unspecified certain amount of water to drink per day. Another huge element to think about is what foods and water-based beverages we are consuming.… Read More How Much Water Should You ACTUALLY Drink?!
I’m sure you have heard a thousand or so times how you should drink more water, but do you know why? Water is the key to good skin, increasing your energy, aiding in weight loss, and so much more! Take a look at all these great benefits of drinking water!! Increase Energy + Relieve Fatigue… Read More Benefits of Water
Another Approach To Health About 30 years ago and beyond, science had vetoed the idea that psychology can have any effect on physical wellness. In efforts to prove that wrong, studies were conducted in the 1980’s and 1990’s. The outcome: Our immune system is directly correlated with our happiness. These studies are the reason that… Read More Laughing Can Be Stronger Than Medicine
Don’t Go Back for Seconds Just Yet Most people eat their meals like they are actually starving. While this may feel normal, it isn’t normal for our bodies. Not to mention, it leads to one of the biggest contributors to obesity: overeating. Overeating can cause rapid weight gain, which many of us see annually during… Read More Overeating
Do You Know The Difference Between Physical Hunger & Emotional Hunger? There are two separate hunger entities, and knowing the difference between the two is very important, especially for those of you who are participating in the Kim Shapira Method. Physical hunger and emotional hunger can feel very similar, yet are immensely unalike. By understanding… Read More Physical Hunger
Constipation is more common than you may think! Bloating, gas, and less than 3 bowel movements a week are signs that you might be constipated. With age usually comes less physical activity and that can lead to constipation in addition to what we eat. 1. Poor hydration Not drinking enough water or binge drinking… Read More 5 Foods That Can Cause Constipation
Vitamins & Meds Together This may not seem like a big topic, but in actuality, some vitamins can counteract or create an imbalance with certain medications. Having knowledge of these may help those of you that take vitamins or medication on a regular basis. Vitamin K vs. Blood Thinners The primary purpose for blood thinning… Read More How are your vitamins affecting your medication
Magnesium… are you lacking it? Although magnesium isn’t always looked at as one of the more important minerals to a healthy life, more than 300 enzymes and thousands of biochemical functions in the body say otherwise. Magnesium is in essence frequently treated as a deficiency instead of regulating before it gets to that level.… Read More Health Benefits: Magnesium