Category: Fitness

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
ASPARAGUS: Spear me

ASPARAGUS: Spear me

This green, white, or purple vegetable come in spears, is packed with nutrition, and is low in calories. There are plenty of reasons to consume this veggie. With only 90 calories in one cup, it’s pretty incredible that this amount… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Dried Fruit: The pros and cons to packaged sweetness

Dried Fruit: The pros and cons to packaged sweetness

Part of a healthy, balanced diet includes the consumption of nutrient rich fruits and vegetables. Dried fruit might seem like a handy snack to meet this dietary recommendation. This snack consists of fruit in which the water has been removed… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss