Blogs about Healthy Eating

#makeitorbreakit Challenge #1

Ok so the first habit we are going to try to break is NO CALORIES after dinner!

Are You Getting Enough Good Bacteria?

Are you getting fermented foods daily? Many cultures eat a little bit in every meal. These are packed full of good bacteria and probiotics. Some examples are apple cider vinegar with the mother, pickles, sour kraut, yogurt with live cultures, kimchi, kefir, kombucha tea, etc. These are particularly important if you have been on anti-biotics which deplete your immune system of good and bad bacteria.  Your digestive system will thank you.

Seven Summertime Healthy Fruits

Seven summertime healthy fruits is our topic for today. With summertime just around the corner, your palate might be watering for your favorite fruits just like mine!Although in general, all fruits are healthy, we have to be mindful of the ones that might not be best for our health goals. The fruits you’ll read about today are all good for your health and fitness goals!

Snacks, snacks and more snacks

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } I encourage you to eat snacks in between all of your meals. That means you eat every 2-3 hours, depending on the size of your snacks. YES IT IS OK to snack during the day, just pick the right foods. 

5 Mindset Shifts to Make Clean Eating a Healthy Habit

Functional medicine nutritionist Dana James shares how she helps her clients shift their mindset to create healthier eating patterns. Food is medicine, and your mind is the cure. As a functional medicine nutritionist and cognitive behavioral therapist, she is privy to the inner workings of a client’s mind and behavior around food. 

How many burpees will burn off the piece of cake I just ate?

  I know you’ve seen the memes that list some unhealthy food and its equivalent in terms of an exercise. And, I hear the questions all the time….how many calories will I burn doing this? How long do I have to work out to burn the calories of the hamburger I ate last night………in short, my answer is……..who cares?It really doesn’t matter!

Is Language Really That Important When It Comes To What You Eat?

                I have been getting a lot of questions about diet/nutrition and have been discussing my own diet/nutrition recently, so I decided to continue my theme of CHANGE and write a blog keeping the subject of nutrition in mind.

Why the Key to Happiness May Be Trying Things You Don't Like

I write, and talk about in my various positions as a fitness professional,  the praises of living a healthy lifestyle. But the truth is that even though smoothies and salads are delicious—and I hope you try it—I don’t want to eat this way.

Eating Healthy Prolongs your Life Span.

According to research, what you eat determines greatly on your health as well as lifespan. As much as there is a notion that there is a certain age that very few men go beyond it. However, if you are looking to look youthful and health, you need not look for medicine and other supplements. All that matters is what we put in our bodies.

Boring Food Breaks Diets: 4 Ways to Stay Interested in Healthy Eating

Deep down we all know that we should all be developing and maintaining healthy eating habits. With busy work schedules, family obligations, and a general lack of energy, though, many people find it difficult - and may even think it's impossible to stick to a healthy diet. A regular exercise regimen is not enough when you aren't feeding your body the nutrients it needs to build and renew itself.