Why You Need To Add Flaxseeds To Your Daily Diet

  What are flaxseeds? Why are they so important? How did they become such a trendy food item? Flaxseeds come from the flax plant (Linum usitatissimum),  first grown in Egypt. The seeds are either tan color or brown with a unique nutty taste. The brown type seem to have a more intense flavor when compared to…

Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Most people believe that adopting and living a healthy lifestyle has to be expensive. The idea that you save more eating junk and regular food  is just not true. Organic foods (less processed foods) are more expensive in the short run, but ultimately can save on medical bills. But how do you keep your healthy…

Is Apple Cider Vinegar Truly Magical?

Vinegar simply means “sour wine”. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is a product that results from systematically fermenting apples. The “mother” is a combination of yeast and bacteria formed during fermentation. If you look at an apple cider vinegar bottle, you can see the strands of the “mother” usually sit at the bottom like mud. That…

Three Ways To Know What Your Really Eating!

Do you know what you are yesterday? There is a difference between knowing what you ate and what you actually ate. Knowing the difference might shock you, if you have never really taken the time out to really understand your daily intake of food and drinks.  One of the questions I get a lot goes…

Three Types of Foods That Are Sure To Improve Your Mood!

I have heard people say they love soda or coffee because these beverages gives them a sudden burst of  extreme energy and satisfaction at that moment of hunger or when they are just wanting something to pick up their mood, especially in the morning. Have you ever noticed that when you eat a particular food,…

Are Zumba, HIIT, and CrossFit Better Than Just Walking?

According to Dr. Axe, a certified doctor of natural medicine, doctor of chiropractic and clinical nutritionist, “When most people decide it’s time to practice some healthier habits, simply walking to lose weight and improve their health might not seem like it’s going to do “enough” to give them the benefits of exercise they’re after. But…

The Amazing Benefits of the Ginger Root

Ginger is the underground part of the ginger plant. It has a firm, striated texture. It’s flesh can be red, white, or yellow in color. It is covered with a brownish skin that may either be thick or thin, depending upon whether the plant was harvested when it was mature or young. It can be…

I Should Stop Eating Red Meat. Right?

In an eye opening study of more than 121,000 adults, investigators reported that the more red meat you eat, the greater your risk of dying and of developing life-threatening diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes- a study was conducted by a team at Harvard School of Public Health and published in the Archives…

Is Coconut Oil Poisonous or Healthy?

In 2017, the American Heart Association released a new presidential advisory,  recommending that everyone AVOID coconut oil. They are concerned  that it is high in saturated fat and raises “bad” cholesterol levels – which they believe leads to heart disease. Frank M. Sacks, lead author of American Heart Association’s Presidential Advisory, stated that “there’s nothing…

Is BMI A Good Measurement of My Health?

Back in February of 2017 on another blog platform that I ran, I published an article looking BMI as an accurate weight measurement tool. I thought that by now, most wellness professionals in the industry had concluded that the BMI tool cannot be used as an accurate tool to measure body weight, if at all….

5 Crucial Reasons Why Women Should Lift Weights

I am sure you have read somewhere or heard someone say lifting weights is not good for women because it causes them to begin building big muscles and eventually acquire more masculine-looking features. People also say lifting weights is not good for a woman because once she starts lifting, she has to continue for life…

3 Tips To Help Motivate You To Get Back To Regularly Exercising Again

It is currently recommended that Americans get in at least 150 minutes of physical activity each week (that’s about 20 minutes a day). That actually seems easily achievable. Right? Not on those sometimes many days that we are so tired that it may take us ten minutes to tie one shoe lace. Forget about tying…