With a little planning, a splash of color and a variety of nutrients, it’s easy to bring balance to your plate. No more boring or bland meals filled with processed products. It’s time to select healthy whole foods that create some contrast! Balanced meals that include a variety of healthy ingredients provide more energy, improve mental cognition, reduce illness, support weight loss and improve your overall health. [Read more…]
Instead of taking a torturous approach to eating, learn to nourish your body and you’ll discover that healthy eating can, and should, taste delicious.
Many people think they need to feel deprived in order to be healthy and lose weight. They resort to counting calories and even give up some of their favorite foods. The problem is, this creates an unhealthy relationship with food. When you restrict foods or live with guilt, saying things like “I really shouldn’t eat ice cream or pizza,” you create a lot of unnecessary stress that negatively impacts your health. [Read more…]
The easiest and most effective way to lose weight and keep it off is to focus on what you’re eating instead of how much you’re eating.
Ditch the fad diets and calorie counting. A restrictive dietary approach decreases your metabolism, prevents your body from burning fat and creates an unhealthy relationship with food. [Read more…]
The start of the new year is when you get excited to make this year your best year ever. You might set lofty and even unhealthy goals, especially when it comes to weight loss. But, why not ditch the resolutions and make every year your best? Whether trying to reduce body fat or simply eat better, below are 18 small daily changes to get started. Each tip focuses on making healthy living delicious and doable, so it’s sustainable. [Read more…]
Enjoy the holidays without feeling deprived, gaining weight or wreaking havoc on your health with these easy seasonal recipes.
These SUPERFOOD recipes for Cacao Coconut Bark, Eggnog, Popcorn and Hot Cocoa are sure to satisfy cravings, while packing in some serious nutrients. [Read more…]
Skip the fad diets and eat whole foods that taste good and naturally support your fat loss goals. [Read more…]
Ditch the popcorn tins, fruitcakes, ugly sweaters and onesie pajamas. Help your loved ones set the stage for a success new year with these healthy gift ideas! [Read more…]
Also called pepitas, pumpkin seeds are a nutrient-packed, protein-rich seed. Only 1/4 cup contains 10 grams of protein! Eating pumpkin seeds on a regular basis can help with immune function, hormone balance, reproductive health, inflammation levels, heart health, nervous system health, blood sugar, detoxification, sleep, brain function, hair loss, and even parasite infections. [Read more…]
An essential trace mineral, zinc is found in every tissue in the body and plays a role in over 300 metabolic reactions. Vital for countless functions, this extremely powerful antioxidant is especially helpful for supporting immune functioning, reducing inflammation, repairing DNA, preventing disease, balancing hormones, stabilizing blood sugar, preventing diabetes, elevating mood, improving memory, increasing strength, eliminating acne, speeding wound healing, supporting reproductive health, and preventing many different types of cancer (prostate, breast, ovarian, skin, and lung). [Read more…]