Better Recovery Through Chemistry (Better Than Sugar!)
Are your legs ever too tired for your planned workout? How can you recover quickly so you can work hard again? Not by eating sugar before, during and after training! This article discusses the benefits of glutamine-containing foods in recovery, and explains why.Understanding The Diet of Your Picky Eater and Why It’s Not Good For Them!
We all know some a picky eater or two, but why are they so obsessed with bagels, pizza and French fries and is really good for them? The short answer is ‘No’ but it’s also important to know why. Food and life are different today, but there are ways to fight back and protect your family’s health and well-being.Aren’t Salads Healthy?
Many assume that if they eat a salad for one meal, they can proudly proclaim at the end of that day they ate healthy, but that can be far from the truth. Often “extras” are often tacked on with this healthy option and that’s when the downward spiral begins. Check out how quickly a salad, or other healthy meal can become packed with unnecessary calories.Who Needs Fish Oil, and Why
Why is fish oil considered to be a necessary part of a healthy diet? Fish oil has been found to contain several key beneficial substances for human health.Your Diet and Muscle Gain
Want to gain muscle? Tired of working out with little results? The problem could be something as simple as your diet! If you are serious about staying healthy and gaining muscle this is a must see article!Which Healthy Recipes Are You Going To Try This Week?
One of the biggest issues to deal with is changing the manner in how you regularly eat. It does take a considerable amount of effort to prepare and cook a meal as opposed to simply going to the local drive thru fast food window to literally get your food in minutes. But what good is that going to do for your body except add on a little more weight to what’s already been accumulating.Understanding Optimum Nutrition
Optimum nutrition is the act at which you take the right amount of nutrients so that your body is as healthy as possible. This calls for you to be cautious of the type and amount of foods that you eat. If you are wondering which are the right amounts of nutrients that you should take, here is guidance:5 Nutrition Mistakes To Avoid In Order To Burn Fat
Do you want to burn fat? Avoid these five nutritional mistakes: Not eating enough – Many people interested in burning fat think that they should eat less in order to burn fat. This is untrue and will leave you feeling weak and unmotivated to exercise. If you want to burn fat you need to eat enough food. All you have to do is to eat the same way your favorite body builder does. Some of the fat burning foods that you need to take include: whole grains, berries, and other foods that you know will improve your metabolism.The Sun Shines Light on Good Health
I have a confession to make – I take living in the Sunshine State for granted. I don’t even think about the number of days that the sun brightens my daily outlook. My reality check came after chatting with friends in the Midwest who were so pumped up that the sun was shining. A sunny day is more than a flash in the pan when it comes to good mental and nutritional health.Somatization Disorder, and the Role of Unconditional Love
I have been reading a thought-provoking and enlightening book by John Bradshaw titled Healing the Shame that Binds Us. The author talks about ‘toxic shame’, wherein a person can come to believe that his whole self is fundamentally flawed and defective(instead of knowing his limitations, moral obligations and potential, which is termed ‘healthy shame’). He goes on to explain how unexplained and concealed feelings of this nature in early childhood operate destructively in adult personalities and interpersonal relationships.Blueberry Blues
The Blueberry is a plant native to North America. Native Americans revered the Blueberry as a gift from the Great Spirit. They called it The Star Berry. Today the Star Berry is considered a superfood.We All Love The Taste – Few Of Us Know How Seriously Dangerous It Is
When we think of sugar we automatically associate it with fun times. From an early age we were exposed to sweet snacks like ice cream, candy, and soft drinks. When our bubble gum lost its sweet taste we threw it away and got a fresh piece. We have been programed to reach for something sweet in times of stress and tension. The average person consumes almost 20% of their calories from refined white sugar. That averages out to about 150 pounds of sugar consumption a year. I think we can safely assume much of those 150 pounds are replacing more nutritious foods in our diets. And don’t be so naive as to think that cutting down, or even eliminating the white stuff will solve the problem.