Cold and flu season is quickly approaching! The typical always-wash-your-hands advice is always a safe bet, but there are a few other things that you can do to bolster your immune system and keep the cold at bay.
First and foremost, one of the best ways to build a healthy immune system is to build a healthy gut.
Let’s be real; getting old sucks. We are all trying to stay younger, longer. We look for any pill, drink, shot, injection or diet plan that is going to keep us looking and feeling younger. All of those things aside, there are plenty of things that you can do stay ageless.
So. many. Diets. Paleo, keto, gluten free, Adktins, south beach… the list is endless these days! And while you may be tempted to jump on a diet trend bandwagon, you should do your research first. There are some very misleading claims about some popular diet trends.
If you know a little about me, you know that I eat a plant based diet. And one of my previous blog posts talks about the improtance of protein, where to get it and how much you need. I wanted to create a follow up post on that one to shine some light on my own diet.
Most people can agree: Carbs are delicious, but can be problematic to energy levels when eaten in excess or at inopportune moments. As timing does matter, knowing when you shouldn't eat carbs can help you maintain stamina, keep mood and emotions balanced, and feel at your best performance during the day.
H20 is really so simple; I mean, how can this hydrogen molecule connected to 2 oxygen molecules be so crucial to life? Water is literally life-giving and affects hundreds of bodily functions on the daily. Our bodies are so reliant on water that we could survive months without food, but only a week or so without water.
Can you believe summer is already halfway over! Just a month or so left of of pool parties, family vacations and summer travel before school starts back up. For all those who are traveling this summer, I am here to help keep you on track! Avoid the drive through and that afternoon blood sugar crash because you’ve decided to not eat all day to save up calories for vacation eating… terrible idea!! Instead, prepare for travel snacking ahead of time.