I Am Worth It – Challenge #1

If you’re in the habit of eating fast food regularly, we challenge you to go one week without it.  With a little bit of pre-planning and a trip to the grocery store at the beginning of the week, you can prepare your own “fast” meals and skip the junk food. Breakfast Get up 15 minutes …

Pear Up!

As the summer comes to an end, pears become more plentiful and there are a lot of reasons to eat them. They’re a great source of flavonoids, specifically flavonols.  These are great …

Superfood! Tomatoes

The tomato is a fruit that acts like a vegetable and is packed with nutrients and health benefits.  It is versatile and can be eaten raw or cooked, offering even more nutritional …

Immune Boosting Bell Peppers

As fall arrives and we begin to spend more time indoors, it becomes even more important for us to strengthen our immune systems.  Not only are we getting less sunshine and vitamin …

Keto Diet May Not Be Worth the Risk

One of the common weight loss diets followed by many people is the ketogenic “keto” diet, which is very low in carbohydrates and higher in protein and fat.  This type of eating puts the body into ketosis, where the body uses fat for fuel.  It usually involves increasing the consumption of animal products and decreasing …

Eat to Lose Weight

One of the basic truths about losing weight is that you need to burn more calories than you consume.  3500 calories equal approximately 1 pound of fat, so if you cut 500 to 1000 calories a day from a typical diet, you should lose 1 – 2 pounds per week.  There are many additional factors …

Vitamin D(efense)

Vitamin D affects nearly every cell in your body and its importance to your health is difficult to exaggerate.  Vitamin D plays a role in: Healthy bones, including preventing osteoporosis – it helps your body absorb calcium Lowered risk of diabetes – improving your body’s sensitivity to insulin, thereby reducing insulin resistance Reduced blood pressure …

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.