Tag: Wellness

How Much Water Should You ACTUALLY Drink?!

How Much Water Should You ACTUALLY Drink?!

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 […]

Sleep and your gut… How are these two correlated?

Sleep and your gut… How are these two correlated?

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 […]

What is MyPlate?

What is MyPlate?

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. […]

Overeating

Overeating

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 […]

Are you Chia-n?

Are you Chia-n?

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 […]

All Foods Have Fluids, but How Much?

All Foods Have Fluids, but How Much?

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 […]

Protein – How Much and What Kind?

Protein – How Much and What Kind?

Protein – How Much and What Kind? I get asked time and time again, “Kim, how much protein should I be consuming post-workout?” or, “ what kind of protein powder should I use if I am trying to slim down?” These are both great questions […]

Succulents: Newest Skincare Trend

Succulents: Newest Skincare Trend

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 […]

Coconut Oil // Best Friend Or Worst Enemy?

Coconut Oil // Best Friend Or Worst Enemy?

Coconut Oil // Best Friend Or Worst Enemy?   Not long ago, some news was shared from the American Heart Association (AHA) that sent shock waves throughout the health & wellness community. Coconut Oil might not be the miracle worker everyone has been claiming it […]

How Important Is A Balanced Diet?

How Important Is A Balanced Diet?

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” […]