The 12 days of Christmas are realistically more like 60+ days of diet sabotage. Sure, the traditional holiday season starts at Thanksgiving and culminates at New Years, however unhealthy holiday foods are really introduced as early as mid October with fall festivals and Halloween candy. Add in office parties, cookie swaps and social engagements and a healthy diet is derailed.
Fab Five Food Shopping Rules
Grocery shopping can be challenging if you are striving for health. Here are five rules to follow when filling your cart.
Cuckoo for Coconut Water?
Coconut is one of the latest foods to gain popularity in the US, but its health benefits have long been established. Botanically, the coconut fruit is a drupe, not a true nut and its uses are quite versatile from commercial, industrial to domestic areas. The coconut fruit is linked to the following health benefits:
10 Nutrition Tips to Fight Cancer
Cancer is a frightening diagnosis and unfortunately one that affects almost everyone of us either personally or through family or friend connections. The alarming statistics is that 1 out of every 3 individuals in the United States has a risk of developing cancer during their lifetime.(i)
Fuel for Pre and Post Exercise
The human body is very similar to a car. Without gas cars will not work and without food the human body will not work. Using low octane gas in a luxury vehicle will likely cause mechanical issues over time, just as eating an incorrect balance of macronutrients (carbs, proteins and fats) will cause metabolic issues. Macronutrient imbalances lead to micronutrient imbalances when real food is substituted for processed foods. Think of yourself as a luxury vehicle, you deserve the best fuel for your body!