Busy Moms On the Run.... Do you know exactly what is in your shaker bottle?
Nuts are the ultimate healthy and delicious snack. They’re full of heart-healthy antioxidants and every variety has healthy benefits. They contain powerful nutrients that can promote weight loss, decrease symptoms of PMS, and even lower risks of heart disease and cancer.
While fruits and vegetables are tasty and filled with necessary vitamins and nutrients, not everything in them is good for you. Unless you buy organic, your fruits and veggies grew up in fields teeming in pesticides. They could also be hiding bacteria like salmonella and E. Coli, which can cause food-borne illness. Of course, the FDA has regulations that only allow a “small” amount of pesticides and herbicides on the foods you buy, but really, who wants to ingest any amount of these chemicals at all?
Studies have been out for years reflecting on the numerous amount of food advertisements that consumers are bombarded with everyday, most of which market extremely unhealthy products. More importantly, advocacy groups continue to debate the vast number of ads that are directed towards children encouraging sugary, fatty foods through enticing and clever commercials. Kids are easily swayed to choose food based on how they are packaged.
Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to include a variety of vegetables in meal planning. There are many health benefits of eating vegetables, including reducing the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and certain cancers, such as mouth, stomach, and colon cancer.
What you eat plays an important role in laying down a healthy foundation for hair growth. In addition to patience, common sense and general awareness of healthy habits, you'll need a lifelong commitment to eating a well-balanced diet to maintain healthy hair. Choose the right foods to get the nutrients necessary to have healthy hair growth.
Although running is an effective aerobic exercise for burning calories, some women runners still struggle with weight control. In addition to balancing calories, choosing healthy sources of food can help provide the nutrients and energy necessary for training routines and marathon competitions. The types of food you consume, as well as the times you eat, can play an important role in high-endurance activities like running.
Switching to a shorter hairstyle seldom takes longer than waiting for an opening with your stylist, but growing out a cut requires patience and persistence. Although your genetic makeup plays a major role in determining the rate of your hair growth, proper styling procedures, as well as a nutritious diet that contains adequate vitamins, can help your hair grow at the fastest rate possible.
It always seems like an uphill battle to eat healthy, let alone to get your kids to eat healthy. We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk with accomplished nutritionist Keri Glassman about ways to keep ourselves and our families healthy!
As my 46th birthday approaches, in many ways I feel healthier than I did when I was 22. No, I can't stay out till 4am and go to work the next day. Nor can I eat whatever I want and weigh 10 pounds less than I do now.
Yet despite being healthier in many ways, I've been getting some bug or another every year for the last few years -- and it knocks me out for days. This after not being sick for almost 20 years! What's the deal?