As we get older, unfortunately, our metabolisms slow down. And though we can’t control the aging process of life, the good news is that research has found ways to rev up that metabolism of ours, despite aging. We need to focus on the following 5 Metabolism Revving Factors that will keep your metabolism running. Try sticking to them on a daily basis. 1. EAT ENOUGH
Of course if you “over eat”, you will not do your body any justice. It’s not about over eating; it’s about listen
When you love your body, your body loves YOU! You heighten your chances of being happier, more confident, and succeeding in every outlet in life. When you complain about yourself, it will drag you down from achieving all these good things, including Body Positivity. It’s time to take action toward loving the skin you are in. So if you don’t, then let’s start doing something about it. Let’s effectively concur the battles you may or perhaps may not - be having with yourself. Ho
Turn a sad salad into a bombshell because salads really don’t have to be boring. There are all types of salads you can create including green salads, potato salads, pasta salads, and more. But right now I’m talking about green salads. How do you turn a sad green salad into what I consider a bombshell salad? 1- Mix and match greens. Think arugula, spinach, romaine, escarole, endive, and kale… The varieties are endless. Mix those greens! 2- Combine textured fruits/vegetables in
Airplane food. Once something we once dreaded it, unless we were flying first class. But nowadays, if you are a frequent flyer, such as myself, you will notice that the food aboard has drastically changed over the last 3-5 years, for the better. Previously, airplane food consisted mainly of high carbohydrate pre made sandwiches with a large chocolate chip cookie or a container of ice cream on the side. Nowadays, I find myself being offered a shrimp salad with quinoa and aweso
We all think of clementine’s as “baby oranges” but there are so many benefits in these clementine’s that make them quite unique from an orange. Did you know that clementine’s are actually the cross between a Chinese mandarin and an orange?
They are also slightly sweeter than oranges, but lower in sugar.
They make the perfect portable snack and are super high in calcium magnesium potassium and vitamin C! The fruit is in season roughly from late October through January, and
As simple as it sounds, the simplicity of stair climbing is actually a unique form of exercise that can have a powerful and positive impact on your health. Most of us think of exercise as only rigorous sports or strength training, however scientific evidence shows that everyday activities like walking and climbing stairs are most closely associated with improved health. This is not to say that you should avoid exercising – it’s just that taking the stairs is a simple and effe
By now we all know that we should be consuming less sugar. The sweet crystalline substance feeds cancer cells, contributes to obesity, raises blood sugar, rots your teeth, amongst many other detrimental things. Here are a few of the worst effects sugar has on your overall system. EL’s recommendation: Read food labels. Look at the sugar content per serving of what you are consuming. Minimize the sugar intake in your diet by always keeping it under 10g of sugar per meal/snack a
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Well, in reality, all meals are important, but eating the right breakfast in the morning gets you ready to have the type of healthy day ahead that treats your body like the amazing, powerful temple that is. Protein is a crucial part of breakfast. It supplies your energy for the morning, keeps you awake, alert and also focused. In addition, a high protein breakfast will keep
Coffee isn’t just delicious, warm and energizing, it is also be good for you, as long as you do not suffer from any cardiac issues. Recommended intake: 1-2 eight-ounce glasses of caffeinated coffee per day – without sugar or cream. (Always use almond milk, low fat/non fat milk, and agave nectar syrup if you like your coffee a little sweet) In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothin
Home late from work? Feeling exhausted? You open the refrigerator and ask yourself, what’s for dinner? But you don’t know. According to a recent study, 60% of dinner choices are made after 3pm – not really allowing us ample time to prepare for what we are going to be eating. One of the reasons we make poor meal decisions, or opt for fast foods, are because most of us are not doing one simple thing right – meal planning. By meal planning, knowing ahead of time what you will be