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?!
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
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
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
Dairy Milk vs. Other Milks There are many different types of milk on the market today. While each person has their own preference, there are actually quite a few advantages and disadvantages to each one! Some of the different milks we will talk about today are: Cow’s Milk, Rice Milk, Almond Milk, and Soy Milk.… Read More Dairy Milk vs. Other Milks
Marvelous Rewards of Green Tea Although many drink coffee like it is magic in the morning, a substantially beneficial alternative is Green Tea. Don’t get crazy, I am not recommending you forget about coffee, I’m not highly impractical! Really though, Green Tea has a ton of benefits that I’d like to throw out there to… Read More Green Tea Benefits
Lemon Water, Should It Be The First Thing You Drink? Lemon water is a big topic… is it best in the morning? Is its sole purpose to flavor your water? Does it offer any health benefits? We are going to get into all these questions so don’t you worry! The Benefits: Boosts Your Mood… Read More Lemon Water, Should It Be The First Thing You Drink?