Overweight and obesity are problems that are increasingly becoming standard. Many people in the world are suffering from obesity and are looking for ways to cut that weight. However, it is essential to make sure that you choose methods that will be efficient and will work to your advantage. For overweight people, it is not always easy to identify the right weight loss regimen. In the market today there are many options, and all have promising results. Therefore, it is critical to ensure that you choose the best way by following the tips below.
Stress and anxiety related issues have become a common denominator when it comes to our everyday lives as they have gotten a whole lot busier and happen at a quicker pace than our bodies can handle it. Common issues such as problems at work or general problems will hamper the way in which we lead our lives but there are some factors and activities which will surely get rid of these problems in a quick and efficient way.
There are many diets which are currently known as popular or “en vogue” at the moment, most of which (like many others) simply vanish into “diet heaven,” essentially. There are four trending diets which are becoming mainstream and have already stood the test of time.
The Ketogenic Diet, Alkaline Diet, Paleo Diet and the Mediterranean Diet. These fabulous four are not only just about the chance to lose weight, but they are also well-geared towards a complete overhaul of your lifestyle, to gain health. This is because they are not about a ‘quick fix,’ but when done correctly, they can become a long term way of life.
Like most families, your kitchen is probably the most used room in your home. From cooking family meals to homework time, it’s a space that has countless uses. It’s not difficult to see why many people consider their kitchen to be the heart of their home. As this room is used so often by all members of your family, you understandably want to make it as safe as possible. It’s likely that you already clean it regularly and ensure all sharp utensils are kept out of reach of children. However, even though you might keep it spotless and tidy, your kitchen still may not be as safe or hygienic as it could be. Often the most dangerous hazards are the ones you cannot see such as bacteria and harmful toxins. These can be found in multiple areas in your kitchen, usually without you knowing. Unfortunately, if consumed these can cause your family to become severely unwell.
If you’re planning a major family diet makeover, you might be looking for some tips and tricks to make the transition to healthier foods easier. While there is plenty you can do to get the ball rolling on a better diet, what do you do when you’re met with resistance from the men of the family? Some guys mistakenly read healthy eating habits and products as feminine and rejects them subconsciously because of this. Getting the boys on board with your plan may be a little bit more difficult than you bargained for, but it can be done. Before you rope anybody into your new eating habits, get a good idea of what they will be. Are you cutting down on sugar? Eliminating processed foods with additives and GMOs? Once you’ve got your goals in place, you can proceed to take on the challenge of improving your family’s diet.
Nowadays, more often than ever we all want to be healthier. Gym memberships have soared. Health food shops are enjoying record business. Online fitness sensations are becoming household names. Being healthier means we look and feel better. We may significantly improve our quality of life and even increase our lifespan. At the very least, we feel better about ourselves for shedding unhealthy habits that make us feel bad.
St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and Cherie Calbom, author of Sugar Knockout, offers us some fabulous ways to ditch the sugar but still enjoy something yummy and sweet!
St. Patty’s Green Smoothie Supreme
- 1/2 ripe avocado
- 1 medium-ripe bananas, fresh or frozen
- 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
- 2 large handfuls baby spinach
- 1 large kale leaf, chopped
- 1 small handful parsley, chopped
- 1 1/2 cups unsweetened plant milk or coconut water
- 1 tablespoon hemp or flaxseeds
- Goji berries
- Sunflower seeds
- Chia seeds
- Sesame seeds
*Blend all ingredients. Yield: 2 servings
Get Your Greens On! (Juice Cocktail)
- 1 green apple
- ½ large fennel with fonds
- 1-inch piece ginger root
- 1 large broccoli stem
- 1 rib celery
- 3 leaves kale
- ½ cucumber, peeled if not organic
*Cut produce to fit your juicer. Start by juicing the apple and finish with the cucumber. Drink as soon as possible.
- 1 Florida avocado or 2 California avocados
- 1/4 cup coconut syrup, or to taste
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2-inch piece lemon peel
- Approximately 1/4 cup almond milk, as needed
- Fresh strawberries or raspberries for garnish
- Finely grated coconut
*Cut avocado or avocados in half lengthwise. Remove pit and scoop out flesh. Place flesh in a blender along with coconut syrup, vanilla, lemon juice, and lemon peel. Blend until smooth and creamy, adding as much milk as needed to make it blendable. Taste and add more sweetener if necessary. Put the mousse in chilled sherbet glasses. Top with strawberries or raspberries and sprinkle with a little grated coconut. Chill until ready to serve. Serves 4–6.
Hypersensitivity of any type can lead to dysfunction of mucous membrane of nose. This happens due to limited flow of air going through nasal passage. One of the most severe issues of this kind is allergic rhinitis. This condition is an inflammation of airwaves, during which your body is affected by one or more of the following symptoms: nasal congestion, watery secretion and sneezing, itching, nasal obstruction. You may suffer from additional, secondary symptoms such as throat irritation, headache, ear pain, facial pain, snoring and problem sleeping. Even though symptoms can be quite problematic, the disease is not life threatening. However, it can have a severely negative impact on your way of life.
Are you looking to take your running to another level? Coming March 10, Reebok is releasing their ZPump Fusion that is a game-changing shoe. Deets here.
With the crazy amounts of snow, sleet, ice, and freezing rain that has bombarded the United States this year – I know that, like me, you are dreaming of warmer temperatures and getting you and your brood out of the house. Time to break the cabin fever for good (for a few months anyway) and enjoy the sunshine!
Today’s guest post is from our friends at Frugaa, and they are going to get you out of those four walls you are trapped in, get you out, get your kids active, and give you a chance to save money and have a moment of peace and quiet to yourself! Enjoy my dear readers!
We have a treat for our readers today! I would like to introduce you to Green Wagon, a San Francisco based food company that provides healthy snacks for work, home, your next hike, camping trip, or where ever you may roam!
Brittany, the owner of Green Wagon, is a health conscious person. She, like many of us, has struggled to find healthy snack foods when at the office or out and about when you need a quick energy boost. We all try to avoid processed foods with unhealthy sugars, fats and chemicals we cannot pronounce. If you can’t pronounce it, why would you want to eat it?