June 26, 2017
Spinach is a desirable leafy green known for aiding in good health. It restores energy, improves the quality of blood and increases vitality. Spinach is rich in iron. Take note that iron plays a central role in the proper functioning of red blood cells which help in transporting oxygen around the body, in energy production and DNA synthesis. Spinach also happens to be a very efficient source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid as well as being a good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2. Vitamin K is important for maintaining bone health....
February 02, 2017
We have always been told to avoid eating fat, but this information is actually misleading. It can decrease the risk of diabetes and heart disease, and it also helps you lose weight. Over the last forty years, we have been informed that we must steer clear of eating fat in order to lose body fat. This came from the theory that our bodies processed all types of calories the same way. However, when this idea of eating less fat was tried and tested, it was found to be ineffective and did not help people shed weight. In a...
October 08, 2015
When it comes to achieving higher levels of health, there are a number of different ways to get there. This makes it easy to get overloaded and overwhelmed with all of the advice and tips that experts tend to throw your way. To make this easier, here are three of the top healthy habits you should be doing today so that you live a longer, higher quality life that extends well beyond tomorrow: Don’t slouch. When you spend your days hunched over, it can negatively affect you a number of different ways. Physically, this type of posture...
July 22, 2015
Food. It’s one of those things you need to survive so you can’t avoid it completely, but with so many wonderfully tempting options that exist, it can be easy to overdo it. That is why avoiding temptation to begin with is often the key to success. How do you do that? Here are 10 tips to consider: Don’t let yourself get too hungry. Try to eat every 2-4 hours so that you’re not absolutely starving and willing to eat everything you can get your hands on. Don’t keep tempting foods within reach. If you have to go out and...
March 04, 2015
Most health experts will tell you that starting your day off with a good, nutritious meal is important to achieving and maintaining maximum fitness. However, which foods you choose for this first morning meal can mean the difference between having enough energy to get through the rest of your day or feeling as if you want to crawl back in bed. Two of the most common breakfast foods are cereal and toast, so which one is better for setting you up for a great day? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t a simple yes or no. A Word About Breakfast Cereal...