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
Cold Brew Coffee A beverage that has been gaining more popularity in society as of late is Cold Brew Coffee. What are the real differences between this and, well, regular coffee? More importantly, how major are the differences between Cold Brew and Starbucks or other prevalent brands on the market? Let’s dig in and find… Read More Cold Brew Coffee
Are you Chia-n? Chia seeds have become a big hit over the last few years, and for good reason. They are quite healthy for you. In fact, this whole post is based around the health benefits of them. But as always, we can’t learn about what something does until we know what it is in… Read More Are you Chia-n?
Succulents: Newest Skincare Trend Ever receive a plant as a gift? Oh yeah and forget to water it for a while, run over to it randomly to check on it, and notice that it is still very much alive… those are most likely succulents. These desert thriving plants have the beauty industry going crazy right… Read More Succulents: Newest Skincare Trend
How Important Is A Balanced Diet? It’s Friday and I know that most of us tend to slack on our super strict diet over the weekend; you know like binge eating carbs, sugary foods, and basically all those items on our “not to eat” list. Well how about a better plan?! Let’s chill out… Read More How Important Is A Balanced Diet?
Water & Dehydration Now that Summer is here, it’s time to start planning beach and lake trips! Yay! Here in LA, the beaches are closer than the lakes, so it’s mostly beach days for me. For those of you beach bums, surfers, hodads (pretend surfers), and even infrequent beach-goers, the weather is often overcast, and… Read More Water & Dehydration
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… ?
Using Sleep to Drop Your Fat… Can This Be Real?! Yep! You read that right. “Now, how is that quite possible, Kim?,” you may ask. Well let me get right into it! Sleep More! Firstly, we have to understand how sleep affects our weight in the first place. It’s really simple actually: When you lack… Read More Using Sleep To Drop Your Fat… Can This Be Real?!