4 Things You Can Do NOW to Improve Your Health.

  Sometimes “being healthy” can seem so complicated. There’s an abundance of information out there and much of it is contradictory. So, what are you to do when you’ve decided you want to make healthier lifestyle choices, but you’re so overwhelmed that you don’t know where to begin? You start here, with these four simple, … More 4 Things You Can Do NOW to Improve Your Health.

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Almonds.

Nuts seem to be the talk of the (nutrition) town these days – especially almonds. It’s no wonder… almonds have 4 grams of fiber and 6 grams of protein per serving, not to mention they are high in healthy monounsaturated fats, which help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol. Beyond that, almonds are a fantastic snack choice because … More Almonds.

Motivation Monday.

I challenge you all this week to start thinking of food as medicine… because it is! Processed foods and refined sugars can feed diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Instead, think about fighting disease with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidant-rich foods. Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many diseases, so be sure to load … More Motivation Monday.

Classic Antioxidants.

Vitamin C & Vitamin E. The 2 “classic” antioxidants that we often hear about. Antioxidants help protect cells and prevent damage from free radicals; therefore, reducing our risk of diseases like cancer and heart disease. Free radicals are also the culprit of attacking proteins, fats, and DNA (i.e. breaking down collagen, leading to wrinkles!), so, … More Classic Antioxidants.

Healthy Fats.

You may have heard the term “healthy fats” at some point. But what exactly is a healthy fat? Isn’t fat bad for you? And where do I find these healthy fats? First of all, fats are needed for our body to function. Fat helps our cell walls be flexible and permeable, it is a source of energy – … More Healthy Fats.