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?!
Benefits of Sleep There are so many benefits to getting a good night of rest. If only we all utilized each night as we should, we could go so much farther with each second that we are awake! I’d like you to think for a second and pick two benefits that you could gain from… Read More Sleep and your gut… How are these two correlated?
USDA Recommended Diagram I’m sure many of you remember using the Food Pyramid in school back in the day. Well, in 2005, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) changed from the Pyramid as a whole and moved to a more modern approach, a Plate. It is called MyPlate, and it depicts a plate with… Read More What is MyPlate?
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
My Top 10 Remedies For A Better Night’s Rest We all tend to lead a busy life these days. Everything is always go, go, go, and not very much down time. Don’t forget our bodies need a little recoup time and when we get a solid night’s sleep we are providing them with something as… Read More Having Trouble Falling Asleep, Try These!
Garlic Lovers! For those of you who put garlic in every meal and just eat garlic because it is amazing, this post is specifically for you! And any home chefs that are interested in adding a gourmet ingredient to their next date night meal. There is a new garlic in town! Well, it isn’t new,… Read More What In The World Is Black Garlic?
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
Wondrous Welfares of Epsom Salt Many households have their share of Epsom Salt under the cabinet, above the laundry machine, or wherever else they keep their magic cleaning and healing tools. The list of benefits of Epsom Salt literally can go on and on. There are some people that don’t understand the difference between Epsom… Read More Epsom Salts & Why Every Household Should Have Them
Foods to Avoid Before/During a Date – No Bloating Here! There are actually foods out there that cause more bloating than others. Knowing these will let you know which ones to avoid. This can be helpful on a day to day basis, but especially helpful on date-night or when you’re wearing a tight-fitting outfit. Not… Read More No Bloating Here – Foods To Avoid