Category: Fitness

Beans: A little goes a long way

Beans: A little goes a long way

The musical fruit. Beans are a very healthy type of food that is affordable and versatile. Different types are enjoyed by different cultures. Beans are classified as legumes and grow in pods that have beans inside. These pods come from… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Condiments: The con to healthy eating

Condiments: The con to healthy eating

Condiments: The Con to Healthy Eating Adding a little zing, taste, and pop… we love to dip, marinate, and top our food with ketchup, mustard, and/or barbeque sauce. These condiments practically go hand in hand with many of our traditional… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Carbohydrates: The simple truth

Carbohydrates: The simple truth

One of the most controversial nutritional elements are carbohydrates. Diets for decades have either ruled them out, praised them, or come up with complicated ratios we should abide by each day. Carbohydrates are a daily part of our food choices,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Best Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Best Ways to Boost Your Immune System

With the Corona virus shutting down many countries in 2020, individuals with health challenges have chosen to limit social contacts and shutter in. Health organizations have focused prevention on social distancing, hand washing and face mask wearing. We have an… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Mental Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
Granola: Too much in too little

Granola: Too much in too little

Granola has that healthy but sometimes no-so-healthy make up of ingredients. A basic granola recipe contains the following ingredients: oats, some type of sweetener such as sugar or honey, and some type of crisp made from wheat or rice. Then… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Body fat: Grapefruit vs tangerine

Body fat: Grapefruit vs tangerine

One of the fitness progress measurements and health standards used to indicate one’s weight range, is body fat. Fat is our energy storage warehouse that our body pulls from to meet the demands we place upon ourselves. Because every BODY… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Strength Training, Weight Loss
Potatoes: Type matters

Potatoes: Type matters

White, red, and sweet…. they make up the potato family. These starchy vegetables are staple of our diet, but each differ in taste, size, and nutrients. The potato is economical, can be prepared and used for so many different varieties… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Organic Soy: Diverse protein source

Organic Soy: Diverse protein source

Soybeans produce soy which can be processed into a protein that can used in powder or in the form of milk. It comes from an Asian plant and is enjoyed by many in the form of tofu, miso, or protein… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Yogurt: When bacteria is good

Yogurt: When bacteria is good

Yogurt is the result of bacterial fermentation of milk. This bacteria is called yogurt cultures. The fermentation of lactose produces lactic acid which is a milk protein. This milk protein gives yogurt both its taste and texture. Cow’s milk is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Body Mass Index: How do you measure up?

Body Mass Index: How do you measure up?

Body mass index is a measure of body fat that is based upon an individual’s weight and height. Mathematically speaking it is the measure of a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. Since BMI… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss