Before you head to the grocery store to fill your cart with foods that will boost your metabolic rate, you have to first understand what metabolism is and does. Laurie Hedlund, L.P.N., of the Consumer Affairs website, explains that metabolism is the series of physical and chemical processes that takes place within the body to convert food to energy. Three factors determine … [Read more...] about What Foods Are Best at Speeding Up Your Metabolic Rate?
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You want to live a long, full, productive life with the energy, focus and confidence to succeed in all levels. But, sometimes, on this path, maintaining your health drops on the list. “Someday,” you say, “I’m going to get my health back on track, after this next project,” or “when the kids get a little older..." C’mon, you know your list of reasons - or what I call EXCUSES - … [Read more...] about 5 Unhealthy Habits to Break Before it’s Too Late
Women not only need different vitamins than men, but the vitamins they need change as they age. Certain vitamins help fight heart disease and some types of cancer, making these nutrients even more important to the body as a woman grows older. Whether or not increasing daily intake of these vitamins has a preventive effect against disease, supplementation may reduce the risk of … [Read more...] about Recommended Vitamins for Women Over 40
If ever since you've had kids you feel like your metabolism has gone to the pot, we've got a great breakfast for you and some good news! We wrote Fire Up Your Metabolism after realizing that so many people felt doomed by their genetics or that they couldn't do anything to get their body to burn more calories. We wanted to show people the truth--that you can do things … [Read more...] about Rise & Shine Metabolism Green Smoothie