Healthy Diet that includes Chili Peppers

If you’re one of those obnoxious, macho types who makes a big show of snacking on hot peppers for the shock value—keep it up! It looks like chili pepper hotheads may be less susceptible to inflammation, diabetes, prostate cancer, and heart disease. Plus, all that spicy hotness chases away congestion, and it even (ironically) helps […]

Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Kids

With school started and we are all trying our best to get on a schedule here are some easy and quick breakfast ideas for you and your kids. Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day. It will boost your metabolism and sharpen your awareness. Let’s get our kids off to a great […]

Healthy Ice Cream

What if I said you can have your ice cream and eat it too? I have figured out a way to make healthy ice cream anyone can enjoy and it taste great too! What you will need: 4 bananas (see note) 1 Tbs natural nut butter such as almond, peanut, cashew or what you like 1 […]

4 Reasons to Drink More Water in the Winter

In the winter the humidity has dropped and the air is so much drier not to mention the use of indoor heaters going that will dry us out. Do you find as hard to drink water when it’s cold outside? If you are suffering from a dry mouth, chapped lips or even a headache, you […]

The Importance of not skipping a meal

Have you ever been around people who you know don’t eat huge amounts of food (in fact they eat less than everyone else) but are still overweight? This used to be a strange phenomenon to me. Even stranger still, I’d hear about these diets where people reported weight loss while eating way more than they normally […]

Snack Foods For When You’re At Work

Spending your entire day at the office shouldn’t limit your snack choices. Come to work prepared with healthy snacks, and you’ll improve focus, increase productivity, and avoid packing on pounds. Snack on the five foods below to stay satisfied: Walnuts Health benefits: Walnuts are high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Snack tip: Pair […]

Tips to Eat Healthier

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult. Maintaining your healthy and feeling your best is directly linked to eating right. Here are a few tips to help you get started. 1. Make time to cook There is little or no time at all to cook when we are in a rush. So what’s the solution […]

Setting Goals for the New Year

With this year coming to an end and the start of a fresh new year upon us, we all think of “New Year Resolution”. Sometimes those are goals are the same ones we have made before and sometimes they are totally new and fresh goals, but one things for sure, they are always made with […]

How to read Food Labels

Have you ever wondered exactly how to understand food labels? For a long time, I was so confused by them. Do I pay more attention to the fats? Total calories? Well hopefully this will help you.   The above food label is from a Grass Fed Greek Yogurt. One serving is 160 calories when you […]

Counting Calories or Macronutrients?

I get asked quite often “what are macros” and “should I count calories”? To help understand the difference I thought I would explain. Macronutrients (macros) is needed every day and consist of protein, carbohydrates and fats. They are important to how your body will function but if eaten unbalanced it will mess up your fitness […]

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