Your immune system needs to be strong enough to fight off germs and viruses lurking everywhere. Eating nutrient rich foods is a great way to keep your family healthy . But, with tight schedules, many of us eat on the run and sacrifice good nutrition which can undermine the health boost that a normally nutritious diet offers.
If you exercise regularly, it’s important to know that what you eat can have an effect on your exercise performance and results. Eating a wide variety of foods—especially fruits and vegetables—will positively affect your endurance and stamina when exercising and during your everyday activities.
Stressful living and polluted air use up large quantities of the vitamins in our bodies. This is why it’s so important for people that live and work in pressure-cooker environments to eat very, very well! Unfortunately, the more pressure people are under, the more junk they usually eat.
Study after study confirms that exercise is a powerful depression fighter for numerous reasons. Not only does it promote all kinds of positive changes in the brain that promote feelings of calm and well-being, it also releases endorphins: powerful chemicals that energize your spirits and make you feel good.
How many times have you heard someone say they hurt their back while piling wood? Or have a sore neck from sleeping wrong? Or they need a couple days rest after cleaning out their garage? These injuries all too common, but often completely preventable by focusing on ‘functional fitness.'
Studies show that a plant-based diet reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers— most notably colon cancer.
If you’ve decided you want to eat a more plant-based diet, there are lots of ways to go about it!
Are skinny and happy synonymous? Being skinny and being happy are not necessarily the same thing. Truth be told; I had to work a lot harder at happiness at 150lbs than I ever did at 230lbs. Believe it or not, that’s actually the norm for many people.
Keeping your children active is absolutely crucial, especially because they’re expected to sit still for such long periods of time during the school day. Even with all the setbacks you may have, here’s how to ensure they’re maintaining an active lifestyle!
You already know that fruits and vegetables are important for disease prevention and staving off everything from heart disease to cancer. Did you know that loading up on fruits and veggies can have immediate benefits to your health and well-being? That’s why you don’t want to forget about these superfoods!