Healthy Eating

Simple Ways to Plan, Enjoy, and Stick to a Healthy Diet Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health, and stabilizing your mood. If you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and

BOOSTING YOUR ENERGY WITH FOOD

Feel like you are flagging on an almost daily basis? It is possible that your energy levels are being affected by not eating the right foods. Find out how to put this right. The way we live our lives today can place huge demands on our bodies; we are all becoming increasingly busy. In order

6 Strategies That Can Help the Binge Eater

When it comes to binge eating, consider me a pro. Between scarfing down a pre-dinner snack while cooking dinner or simply eating whenever I’m not happy, binge eating plagues many of us. The great thing about binge eating is that it can be stopped. You don’t have to binge eat. Binging and overeating is something most of

5 Tips for Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh produce is part of a healthy eating plan and lifestyle. Storing produce properly is important. We go to the store and buy delicious-looking food, but then we get home and end up storing it improperly, or we get busy and forget about it. Then we find our refrigerator having the aroma of overripe or

The Top 10 Health Benefits of Spicy Foods

Did you know that spicy foods not only taste delicious, they have health benefits too? Spicy foods have become increasingly more popular over the years. In fact, more than 62 percent of people say they enjoy spicy food. But sizzling hot fare can do so much more than just turn up the heat on some

Make Meal Prep Easy With These 3 Tips

Let’s ring in the new years with a meal prep article with 3 actionable tips to help you get on the road to success. Meal prepping isn’t the secret to weight loss, although the planning and preparation that you engage in are what helps you lose weight. A lack of preparation is what causes people

3 Effective Ways to Boost Your Digestive Health

When you think about getting your gut in shape, do you imagine yourself doing countless crunches or other core exercises? While regular exercise can help you keep your waist (and weight) in check, paying attention to gut bacteria—also called the microbiota or microbiome—can also help. Emerging research suggests making certain diet and lifestyle choices can nourish gut

What are the health benefits of vitamin D?

Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is produced by the body as a response to sun exposure; it can also be consumed in food or supplements. Having enough vitamin D is important for a number of reasons, including maintaining healthy bones and teeth; it may also protect against a range of conditions such as cancer, type 1