Make Half Your Plate Fruits And Vegetables

The USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture), American Heart Association, and American Cancer Society all stress the importance of eating fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. It’s been recommended that adults eat 7-13 servings of fresh, raw fruits and vegetables every day.

Improve Your Health by Not Drinking Too Much While You Eat

I learned this tip from my wife, who discovered it while working with a naturopathic doctor many years ago. When most people eat, they typically have a glass of water, iced tea, juice, soda or wine with their food. A big reason why people do this (although they are not aware of it) is to wash down the chunks of food they aren’t properly chewing.

Brown Bag Your Lunch: Eating Healthily at Work

One of the biggest challenges in staying healthy is the need to sit in an office all day, five days a week. Most of the time you don’t really realize what it is that you are eating. Packing your lunch the night before and putting it in your work bag is a great way to help with this.

Information On Juicing

If you are interested in learning about the health benefits of juicing, be sure to read further. This article discusses some key phytonutrients in fruits and vegetables that will bolster your health and fight disease. Find out why more and more people are adopting the juicing lifestyle! This information just may help you improve your health!

The Health We Gain From Probiotics

Probiotics help our systems to digest food properly. They also help us to absorb vitamins and produce some themselves. Find out where you can find these helpful little critters.

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy Food

Always remember that healthy food for children consists of a variety of food combinations from the four major food groups. As long as you are able to strike a balance with all the food groups – dairy, meat protein, fruits, vegetables, and grains – you’re all set. Here are some useful tips to get you started.

Vegetable Juice Recipes – An Unlimited Combination Of Fantastic Flavors

People do not buy store-bought juice because it tastes better, because it does not; many people consider store-bought juice to taste artificial. People do not buy store-bought juice because it is a healthier alternative; a lot of store-bought juice contain quite a bit of sugar and added preservatives. One of the main reasons that people do not juice for themselves is because they do not have vegetable juice recipes that are easy to use.

Fish, Fish Oil, and Omega-3 in the Kitchen

Clinical trials continue to find that a balanced diet that is rich with whole grains, vegetables, legumes, fruits, and omega-3 fatty acids will do more to promote healthy skin than any treatment on the market today. This very same diet will provide antioxidants that prevent the development of free radicals which are the precursors to many different types of cancer. The Life Extension Foundation continues to promote the balance between Omega-6 fatty acids and Omega-3 fatty acids.

Positive Mantras For Body Image

“Mirror, mirror on the wall who’s the fairest of them all?” Remember that ugly wicked witch in Sleeping Beauty? I do! The witch was contemptible looking, don’t you think? It was pure fantasy, but it seemed so real at the time.

Omega 3 for Anxiety

In the United States, anxiety ranks as the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults. Although anxiety disorders are treatable, statistically only one in three will seek and receive treatment. For most, the way they cope with their disease is through prescribed anti-anxiety medication. These drugs often contain numerous harmful side effects, and many are looking for alternative forms of treatment for their ailment. New research is starting to bring to light the role of omega 3 for anxiety.

Shakeology – The Best Meal Replacement Shake

If you are someone who is sick and tired of grabbing fast food in the morning on your way to work then having a meal replacement shake is the way to go. There really is nothing faster than making a glass of Shakeology before you get on with your day.

The Big Fat Debate! – Butter Versus Margarine

The war between butter and margarine has been raging for quite some time now. Margarine has so many claims to being better and healthier than butter. Less saturated fat, more healthy omega 3 oils, easier to spread, etc. But how valid are these claims and do all the facts add up to a healthier option than that offered by butter? Let’s take a look.

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