If you’re having problems with your hair, skin, nails and teeth, you want to look at your lifestyle and your daily diet. It’s usually pretty clear if you’re not taking proper care of yourself. Stress and lack of sleep always show. In order to look, feel and perform your best, you want to keep stress low, get plenty of rejuvenating sleep, exercise, enjoy sunshine, and eat a healthy daily diet. Listed below are 5 of important nutrition changes you can make to nourish your natural inner beauty and improve your overall health. [Read more…]
Your body absorbs up to 60 percent of what comes into contact with your skin, including beauty and hygiene products, such as toothpaste, lotion, soap, sunscreen, deodorant and make up. [Read more…]
The thyroid or “Master Gland” is the largest of seven endocrine glands in the body. Located at the base of your neck, where you would wear a bow-tie, the thyroid is shaped like a butterfly and weighs less than an ounce. The thyroid affects everything in the body from head to toe, including metabolism, body temperature, digestion, skin health, cholesterol levels and more. [Read more…]
Are you looking for a healthier indulgence without skimping on flavor? The good news is, you can satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your health with this drool-inducing Roasted Peaches and Date Whipped Cream. For maximum flavor and nutrients, select fresh, local and organic ingredients. [Read more…]
The meal options below offer solutions for making healthy eating a delicious and doable part of your daily diet. Most meal ideas and recipes are gluten-free and Paleo-friendly. These nutrient-dense meals support fat loss, help balance blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation and support overall health.
Whether you sprain an ankle as a weekend warrior, develop a blister from breaking in new shoes, or swell up like a balloon after eating peanuts, you’re experiencing inflammation. Inflammation is your immune system’s natural response to a potential attack on the body. Acute or short-term inflammation is the body’s normal response to trauma or infection and is essential for our protection, healing, and survival. [Read more…]
Ditch the popcorn tins this holiday season and make your own fresh popcorn! Very versatile with many tasty options for enjoying, popcorn is perfect to munch on while watching a movie, nibble on as an afternoon snack or set out as finger-friendly food for guests. The recipe below is delicious simply with butter and sea salt or sweetened with maple syrup and cinnamon. [Read more…]
Juicing is a quick and easy way to get a lot of nutrients in little time. If done properly, juicing can be a nourishing source of enzymes, phytonutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber that aid digestion, enhance detoxification, cleanse the liver, increase alkalinity, strengthen immunity, boost metabolism, assist weight loss, and support overall health.
With a quality protein powder added, raw vegetable-based juices are perfect to start your day, for a quick snack or after a tough workout. Packed with nutrient-dense plants, this basic veggie juice is the perfect template for everyone from paleo dieters to vegans.
Enjoyed hot or cold, green tea provides a caffeine kick loaded with fat-burning catechins and brain-boosting L-theanine. If you want to feel better, lose weight, decrease inflammation and power your daily performance, then start enjoying green tea on a regular basis.
Catechins, a type of antioxidant found in green tea, support weight loss by stabilizing blood sugar levels, boosting metabolism and increasing fat burning by 17 percent. Consumption of green tea is associated with less body fat (especially belly fat), as well as a decreased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. [Read more…]