The popularity of cooking reality shows in recent years has brought about more discussions than ever before about the topic of food. Food as nourishment, fuel and sustenance. Food simply for eating and taste enjoyment. Even food as art! But, included in these discussions are various thoughts and ideas about what food people should … Continue reading Vegetarian, Vegan, and Plant-Based Diets – What’s the Difference?
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that releases hormones. Thyroid hormones help your body regulate a few things - not a big deal - just the metabolism of ALL cells. And this is critical for maintaining a healthy body weight and having the energy to live your life. (Yes, your thyroid … Continue reading Your Thyroid: Foods and Nutrients to Help
The reason you see terms like health at every size and anti-diet is because of how harmful dieting is for your body and your mind. People are under the misconception that the smaller your body, the healthier it is, and the larger your body, the unhealthier it is. But this couldn't be further from the … Continue reading How Dieting Harms Your Body
How Exercise Impacts Your Energy Levels When you’re completely exhausted, the last thing you want to do is lace up your shoes for a workout. But if you’re tired of being tired all the time, you may want to rethink the idea of regularly exercising. Exercise is one of the most powerful tools we … Continue reading How Exercise Impacts Your Energy Levels
You’ve just finished your workout and you know you need to eat something. But what? Workout nutrition may seem rather complicated but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s the latest on how to fuel your body before, during and after your workout so you can improve your performance, maximize recovery - and feel better! … Continue reading Fitness Fuel: What to Eat Before, During & After Your Workout
Do you ever start eating when you’re feeling upset or stressed, even though you aren’t even hungry? Do you ever start eating just because it helps you feel better emotionally - kind of like a warm blanket? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you might be an emotional eater - often … Continue reading Help! I Overeat – and I Don’t Know Why?!
Oh, the dreaded common cold. There are lots of natural ways to keep your body and immune system strong throughout the year. Things like nutrition/foods, lifestyle, and habits. But, getting sick is still a possibility. I wanted to share with you my best tips to help you prevent getting sick, and how to recover quickly… naturally. Plus, I have a recipe for a natural cough remedy, free of drug store medications.
You’ve probably heard that fibre is good for your colon, but you may not realize all the health benefits you get from these special carbohydrates. See how fibre can help you live a longer and more active life and learn easy ways to eat more of this vital nutrient. Health Benefits of Fibre … Continue reading More Good News About Fibre and Easy Ways to Eat More