Blogs about Healthy Living

The Small Steps Matter

Each of us struggles with making healthy lifestyle choices on a daily basis. Too often, the road to fitness and health seems overwhelming.  Work, family and life stressors steal our time and limit our ability to eat right and exercise.

5 Fat Burning Foods I Love!

The following fat burning foods I eat frequently.1. PeppersBring on the hot stuff! A compound in peppers helps increase your calorie & fat burn. I eat peppers in some form several times weekly. Chili pepper spice is great to throw in to your dishes!2. Cheese

Fall Back Into Fitness

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it's now time to fall back into your fitness routine - no more excuses.  Kids are back at school, vacations are over, and work schedules have gotten back to normal.  Holiday engagements will be on hold until November, so we only have two months before we are immersed in the holidays. 

When your GUTS hate you..........

Have you ever wondered why your GUT is hating on you?  First, let’s see how your gut is feeling these days. I like to call this a GUT CHECK!   Are you bloated, hurting, trouble pooping, diarrhea, indigestion, hot burps, burning in your belly, constipation?  Are you popping Tums, Heartburn pills, poop pills, stool softeners?

The Pyramid People Keep Falling For

The first food pyramid was introduced in the 1970's, and it is supported by the USDA. The food pyramid calls for a diet high in carbohydrates, such as grains, cereals, rice, etc., and a diet low in fats. With that said, why are obesity rates and diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's on the rise? Society is constantly told to exercise and follow proper nutrition guidelines.

The Truth about the MD and Supplements

I often encounter people  who do not realize how important or life changing taking the correct supplements can be for their health.  Many MD's will not encourage or suggest them because they were not trained on supplements in medical school.  The fact is an MD is trained in Pharmacology.  Hence, they prescibe medications to treat patients.  Ahhh..now that makes sense.  Patients trust the Doc, they go to the Doc and the Doc gives them medicine......

Drinking enough water???

Have you ever wondered why your weight might fluctuate on the scale if you check it everyday?? it could be what you ate the day before but most likely it is due to the lack of daily water consumtion.

#makeitorbreakit Are you up for the challenge???

 

Home made Toxin Free Face Wash

  

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!