Signs Of Diet Failure
Believe it or not but there are a lot of people in the world today that do not display the obvious signs of poor eating habits in that they are not overweight, but that still does not mean that they should throw caution to the wind when it comes to what they put into their mouth. For a while a roommate of mine, a mid-twenties woman was an avid runner and in excellent shape, or so it appears. By most standards she was at a healthy weight or even probably a little underweight but there were still some…How to Improve Metabolism
Metabolism. For some this word is their best friend, but for most of us that word is our worst enemy. In general, as you get older our metabolism starts to slow down which means you can’t get away with eating the same way you did when you were a teenager. I know what you are thinking, why is this 26 year old writing about a slow metabolism? Since graduating college and playing competitive sports on a regular basis, I’ve felt the effects of a slower metabolism in the past few years and I’m often reminded by my parents and clients “just you wait until you are my age.” Inspired by these warnings, I’ve spent that last year searching for a magic pill that will stop my metabolism from slowing down but so far the magic pill still eludes me. Ok, so there’s no magic pill, but there is a proven formula to help jump start your metabolism!The Truth About Liquid Vitamins
Many people are confused about liquid vitamins and how they exactly work. Are they more efficient than the traditional form of pills and capsules? Do liquid vitamins work or are they just a hyped up trend?How Can We Increase Our Wellness By Changing Our Diet?
Our body has the ability to fight off sickness and disease when properly balanced with nutrition. Our body relies on us to give it what it needs to survive, otherwise it is just running in overclock mode surviving on what little you give it.The Truth About Genetically Modified Food
Genetically modified organisms, or GMO’s, are plants or animals created through genetic engineering, which merges and alters DNA from different species, creating different types of foods not found in traditional nature. Consumers are fearful that GMO’s are unhealthy, and can lead to future ailments and health issues. The United States is behind most of the world, such that 64 countries have GMO labeling laws, yet the US does not currently have a label law. Many national and international companies are committed to serving foods that are non-GMO in nature.The Health Benefits of Aloe
The aloe vera plant has many health benefits both internally and externally. While many people are familiar with the topical uses of aloe, there are many great digestive benefits from consuming the gel of the plant. Learn how to add aloe to your diet.Should You Go Gluten Free?
It’s so confusing! One day low fat is the healthiest diet, then it’s low carb, and now it’s gluten free? There are so many different viewpoints and marketing messages that it’s confusing for anyone, even if you work in this field. I find that I’m constantly doing research to stay on top of the latest trends and decide if I need to de-bunk them to my clients. My hope is that I can shed some light on the benefits of going gluten free as well as who should consider making these changes in their diet to improve their overall health.Prebiotics: The “Indigestible” Food Essential For Gut Health
Not all the food you eat is for you. Find out why you need to eat indigestible food to feed your non-human cells as well.Should Medical Students Learn More About Nutrition and Disease Prevention?
In the U.S., more people are being treated by diseases that can easily be prevented such as smoking, obesity, and heart failure, just to name a few. In 2008, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that five diseases account for more than 65 percent of the deaths of American men.Foods Containing The 9 Essential Amino Acids That Must Be In Your Diet
A complete protein is the proper proportion of essential amino acids within a food. Many people receive the essential amino acids through meat and dairy consumption. If you don’t eat a lot of meat, there are alternative sources. Find out why this is such an important part of your diet.Why Should You Make Your Own Juice?
What’s so good about making your own juice? This article explores the health benefits of juicing and how it cleanses our systems of harmful toxins.Craving Sweets? Weaning Yourself Off Sugar
Many of us go through times in our lives where we over indulge in sweets. The challenge is reigning yourself back in after you start. Sugar is so addictive that even after only a few treats, you may start craving sugar throughout your day. This can start a cycle that will keep you reaching for sugar unless you begin to incorporate some other choices into your diet. You can wean yourself off of your sweet cravings by having something else to reach for when the craving hits.