Confessions of a Former Sugar Addict
Once the holidays are over the “sugar blues” typically descend. Learn some helpful tools to break free from sugar’s addiction from a Certified Holistic Health Coach who knows the struggle all too well!Top 12 Tournament Foods for Youth Athletes
Tournament foods supply energy and fluids and can comes from a number of sources but not all of them are beneficial to your health. There are a growing number of people using energy drinks as a source of food energy but fail to realize that they are a very poor source. Whole food will always be the best source of energy and fluids for competition or training. Here are my top ten food energy sources when heading to your weekend tournament.Effects of Soy Protein on Your Health
The effects of soy protein have been largely reported as being negative. There are lots of products available now like soybeans, soy cheese, soy milk and soy powder to make protein shakes. Several controversies about soy exist so should you avoid it?Best Protein Bar Ingredients
What are the best protein bar ingredients when you are looking to substitute them for a fast food meal that is really bad nutrition? Most people recognize that a protein bar is healthier but not all of them are. Here are the things to look for to tell the difference between good and bad. The nutrition label will tell you all of the details you need to know to make a wise choice. Surprisingly, not many protein bars are actually healthy.How Much Does Your DNA Affect Your Health?
My Mother was a victim of Alzheimer’s, my Dad an alcoholic. Perhaps, one or both of your parent’s had cancer, heart disease, dementia, or was a diabetic. Does that mean you are already predestined to suffer the same fate? In this article I will attempt to share what some of the research says, plus share my own beliefs.What Does Protein Do?
What are Proteins? Proteins are large and complex molecules that are vital to the function of the human body on almost every level. Nothing in your body would work properly without proteins, of which there are numerous kinds. Examples include enzymes, antibodies and messenger proteins all with their own important jobs and purposes.How Our Nutrition Affects The Way We Spend Time With Our Kids
Can you survive a day in the park with the kids? Can you handle the demanding physical exercise? Can you keep up or will you collapse after two minutes, grasping for breath? Did you ever stop end wonder what happens to your once athletic soul? Maybe it has something to do with what you eat.Ditch the Diet Resolutions and Go Deeper
Today I want to share with you a conversation I had with a friend over the weekend… My friend wanted my advice in regards to some new trendy diets that came up this year, and she was curious to know my opinion about them. Several years ago, I would definitely have had the same questions, as I was obsessed with starting a new program or diet as the New Year arrived. Today, I am deeply grateful to say that my story is very different.7 Tips for Preventing the Flu Naturally
Preventing the flu really shouldn’t be so hard, but why is it such a problem here in the United States? It seems that every winter, serious cases of the flu, and even colds, are rampant.3 Popular Nuts With Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Heart Health
Cholesterol level is an indicator of heart disease risk. I came to offer healthy snack ideas for heart health to focus on reducing cholesterol.Good Health Through Good Nutrition in Children
Childhood is the time that children needs adequate nutrition for the different body processes. Extra nutrients make sure that children do not become vulnerable to any deficiency diseases. However, it is worth remembering that no supplement can take the place of a varied, wholesome and balanced diet.