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Strategies for Eating the Right Amounts Living healthier means giving your body the fuel it needs in just the right amounts. Just like a perfectly tuned car, the human body will perform optimally if it’s well maintained. Protein is needed for rebuilding new tissues, while complex carbohydrates are ideal for energy. Fiber and fats not…

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How Does Stress Affect Menstrual Cycles?

Regular Periods A woman’s menstrual cycle typically follows a 28-day cycle, ending when the lining of the uterus is shed and bleeding occurs. Because the menstrual cycle signifies a woman’s hormones are properly working, having a menstrual cycle is important to signify the body is in good health. However, a number of conditions and problems…

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Health Benefits Of Dairy

Dairy Recommendations Vary by Age Since the late 1970’s, the percentage of individuals who drink milk has decreased in all age groups and is especially drastic in adolescents. Because of this, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans call attention to increasing the intake of reduced and non-fat dairy. For children under 2 years of age, whole…

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Fiber Sources And Benefits

Fiber comes from the structural portion of plants or what we might think of as the stalk. There are two major types of fiber, insoluble and soluble. Insoluble fiber helps keep the digestive tract healthy. Soluble fiber helps lower blood cholesterol and helps you to feel fuller longer. While there’s debate about the relation of…

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Diabetes Nutrition

                The American Diabetes Association, ADA, recommends that people who need to monitor their blood sugar focus on the nutrient density of the food. Nutrient density identifies foods that, calorie for calorie, provide an excellent array of nutrients. When looking at a food label, the ADA has these…

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Benefits Of Eating Grains

One of the main sources of carbohydrates is grains. Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain fits into this food group. However, you’ll quickly see that when these grains are heavily processed, they lose much of their nutrition quality. Basically, the milling process removes the outer bran layer, where…

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23 Ways To Reduce Wrinkles

Whether you’re 35 and just beginning to see the first signs of aging, or 55 with skin  that isn’t exactly keeping your birthday a secret, seeking ways to reduce wrinkles    is probably on your agenda. At the same time, experts say, many of us are losing the wrinkle battle, watching helplessly as the glow…

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What Is Juicing?

Juicing involves using an appliance (Juicer) to turn raw fruits and vegetables into liquid. This process makes it easier on a person to consume varieties of fruits and vegetables at once. There are many great benefits of juicing fruits and raw vegetables. Whether internally or externally, your body will notice the difference within days. Juicing…

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Juice Recipes

Weight Loss Juice 2 Cups cabbage 3 Carrots 1 Cucumber Detox Juice Blend 5 Carrots 4 Celery stalks 1 Small cucumber 1 Beet 1 Small apple 1/2 Lemon peeled Pre-workout Juice 2 Peeled kiwi’s 4 leaves of Kale 1/2 Lime 2 Apples 6 Strawberries V8 Lovers 2 Celery stalks 2 cloves of Garlic 4 plum…

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Beauty in Veggies

Best vegetables for beautiful skin are: Cucumbers – are high in silica, which is a mineral that fortifies connective tissue. The skin of the cucumbers contain the most nutrients, so please use organic and non-waxed cucumbers 🙂 Parsley – This vegetable warrants big kuddos for your skin! It is rich in just about all the…

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