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
Adaptogens According to studies, over 80% of Americans experience one or more forms of stress every single month. As wild as that sounds, there are all kinds of remedies, medications, and meditations that you can use to balance out the crazy in your life! While each practice is used by thousands of people on a… Read More Stressing Out?! Try These!
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
The Paleo Diet With how many people that are into fitness and diet in today’s society, you can be sure to find a vast variety of different plans out there. One of those is a diet plan that dates way back to pre-agricultural days, the Paleolithic Diet, or more commonly known as the Paleo Diet.… Read More The Paleo Diet
Women and Heart Disease Heart disease is something that both men and women need to watch out for! Though we often hear more about the connection between men and heart disease, heart disease is the top killer of women here in the United States. This deadly disease has many different factors to it and can… Read More Women and Heart Disease
Coffee As Sunscreen…? We all know coffee as being a delicious caffeinated beverage that we start our day with, but there is something more exciting. Coffee has a tone of benefits that most aren’t aware of. It can be used as an exfoliate, highly caffeinated beverage, to lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes,… Read More Coffee As Sunscreen… ?
Antioxidant Water Enhancers Water is our lifeline, but that doesn’t mean it has to be plain and boring! Many of us tend to not drink as much water as we should because there are soooo many other tasty options. This is not the right mindset! It’s time to nip that in the bud. If you… Read More Antioxidant Water Enhancers