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
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?
An App for Drinking Water? It’s Not What You Think. Over the last ten years, apps went from an idea that was probably ridiculed to one of the biggest, fastest growing markets in history. There are apps for everything – business, printing, games, entertainment, movies, music, and water. Wait a second. Water? That’s right. Well,… Read More An App for Drinking Water? It’s Not What You Think.
All Foods Have Fluids, but How Much? Many people today have an issue separating their cravings, especially when it comes to food vs. water. Usually, when you are really, really thirsty, it is obvious that your body is craving water. However, when you are at the beginning stages of dehydration (which many people are on… Read More All Foods Have Fluids, but How Much?
Sparkling Water & Hydration If you follow me on social media than you are familiar with my latest #MindfulEatingChallenge , operation increase our daily water consumption! Water is the key to a healthy and happy body… yeah it’s honestly that easy! Want to loose weight? Drink water. Want clear skin? Drink water. Want to… Read More Sparkling Water & Hydration
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
pH Water The water in today’s market is vast and everchanging. There are soooo many different options to choose from…tap water, bottled water, jugs of water, filtered water, etc. I can go on and on like Bubba from Forrest Gump. Each has their own flavor, and most have different nutrients, but perhaps the principal, chief… Read More pH Water
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