2018 Resolutions – Get Fit. Stay Fit.

It's been 6 weeks....How are your 2018 resolutions holding up? New Year's Resolutions have been a common tradition since the Babylonian era. It's a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to self-improvement in the new. Unfortunately, most of us are guilty of giving up on resolutions almost as quickly as we make them. A Franklin Colvey poll studied 15,000 customers with resolutions; four out of five [...]

Healthy Weight Loss & Nutrition Tips. Calories Matter

In order to lose weight, you MUST eat fewer calories than your body normally uses in a day. Calories are the amount of energy stored in the food you eat and the number of calories can vary from one food to another. Eating more calories than your body needs can lead to lead to weight gain. This is because extra calories are converted into fat and stored in the body [...]

Vegetarianism

Thinking about going vegetarian? Vegetarian is a blanket term that caters to different types of meat consumption habits and variations. Types of vegetarians: Vegan – Do no consume any animal product Lacto vegetarian - consumes dairy products (cheese, yoghrut) only Ovo vegetarian - consumes eggs only Lacto-ovo vegetarian - consumes both dairy and eggs no meat Pescatarian - consumes only sea food Pollotarian – consumes only poultry and fowl Vegan [...]

10 Tips To Ditch Post-Holiday Weight Gain

Now that the holidays are over are you ready for damage control? How do you ditch the extra weight or restore the same level of wellbeing you had pre-holiday? Here are 10 tips to get started on your health and fitness journey: Identify a goal - take a moment to identify what exactly you want to accomplish. and why. Set a realistic plan - Grand goals are awesome but break [...]

10 tips for surviving the holiday events

The holidays present a time for letting loose…literally.  It's also the time of year when it's super easy to pack on extra weight in the name of making merry, thanks to those huge parties with endless supply of free food and drink. Here are 10 tips that will help you not overdo it... Get your workout out in earlier in the day to get your metabolism going Avoid “fasting” before [...]

BPA and why it’s bad for you health

  One factor that can have a very large influence on your health that you must know about is BPA. BPA stands for bisphenol A and is an industrial chemical that is used to create plastics for the last half a century. This chemical is typically found in any of the soft (and sometimes hard) plastic bottles that you drink out of and can also be found in some Tupperware [...]

6 Superfoods and why you need them

Want to take your diet to the next level? If so, it’s a smart move to take a look at some of the top superfoods that you can be including. Superfoods are as the name suggests, foods that contain nearly ‘super’ powers. They are so loaded with nutrients and offer so many health benefits, they stand out from the rest. Let me share with you today my top six superfood [...]

To Supplement Or Not

A  supplement can be defined as any product that you use along with your existing nutrition and exercise program to improve your nutritional status, performance, fat loss results, or a combination of these things. Why should you supplement? Standard eating habits do not account for huge portions of healthy, vitamin and mineral filled foods such as green vegetables. Supplementing them becomes a great way to consume these micro nutrients and [...]

Salt: What you need to know

By now you’ve probably heard that to be as healthy as possible, you should avoid having too much salt in your diet. And, this much is true. Salt overload is one of the leading causes of high blood pressure and could potentially set you up to experience an increased risk of heart disease and/or stroke. This said, not all salt is created equally. Let’s go over the different types of [...]

2017-12-05T13:36:15+00:00 By |Food, Nutrition, Other, Recipes|1 Comment

What is Cancer?

One of the most life threatening conditions out there today and one that everyone without a doubt wants to avoid is cancer. While most people realize the severity of suffering from cancer, not everyone really understands why cancer occurs. What causes it? And more importantly, what can you do to prevent and/or overcome it? Let’s go over some facts that you need to know. What Is Cancer? To answer the [...]

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