Recently, I have been helping my dear friend who's been diagnosed with thyroid cancer and one of the most incredible things I came across was wheat grass. This miracle ingredient is not only good for curing diseases, but it can actually help our body to lose weight and here is why:
When you prepare fruits and veggies, you're probably coring, chopping or peeling off parts of it. While this might make it taste slightly better, you are also neglecting yourself of important nutrients! Whether you get rid of apple skin or veggie stems, you should consider adding them to your everyday diet.
In fact you'll be surprised as to what fresh foods you can eat with the skin and all!Continue Reading >
We all want to control our sugar intake, but it's easier said than done. Between the sweeteners we add to our coffee to the kind we find in all different types of food, sugar is getting harder and harder to avoid. Luckily, there are some small tweaks you can make to your diet to help your reduce your sugar intake--which will in turn make you feel healthier and maybe even cause you to shed a few pounds! Check out these five simple ways to eat less sugar below:Continue Reading >
I know that most of my readers start the new year with plans of eating healthier and losing weight. But often, after a few weeks, they lose their motivation and start drifting back into old habits. If you've done this, then spring is the perfect time to give yourself a fresh start. New life will be blooming all around you soon. The temperatures will finally start warming up and it's a great time to get outside and just exercise. Recommit to your goals of losing weight and living a fit lifestyle.
Here are a few simple ideas to help you get started.
I've written several blog posts about the types of food you need to eat to live a healthier lifestyle and drop those unwanted pounds. Today I'm going to tell you about five foods you should never eat. They aren't good for your body and they won't help you lose weight even though one is very popular with dieters.
I make an effort to eat as many nourishing foods as I can on a daily basis and that includes detoxifying foods. You would be surprised just how toxic your body can become that it's important to cleanse it everyday. There are some foods that are more detoxifying than others though and are must-haves on your grocery shopping list!
Curious to see what they are? Keep reading to find out!Continue Reading >
During the wintertime it's hard to get all the vitamins and minerals your body needs because most healthy foods aren't in season. This doesn't mean you have to miss out on them! Instead you can opt to buy them from the frozen food aisle at your supermarket or you can bank on all the amazing winter super foods out there.
You would think that being in the dead of winter there are few healthy foods to pick from but I'm here to prove you wrong!Continue Reading >
One of the best plants to keep around the house is aloe vera. We've discussed how great it is for weight loss, and for soothing burns. However did you know that aloe vera is great for other things as well?
You're going to be surprised at the many other uses you never expected with this special plant!Continue Reading >
We love trying out the latest super foods, and one of the most popular among celebrities right now is teff. Teff is an ancient grain native to the African country of Ethiopia and is about the size of a poppy seed, but packed with vitamin C (rare for a grain), protein, iron , and calcium.
In fact it might even be better than our own quinoa!
Because of the ever-changing world of trendy diets, people stay confused about what they should and shouldn't eat to stay fit. Should they eliminate all carbs? Should they eat only raw food or foods the cavemen ate? There's a constant barrage of advice on foods to eat and foods to avoid. Today I'm going to make it all very simple for you.
There are four foods you must have in your diet to lose weight and stay fit. No matter what others say, you do not need to eliminate these foods from your diet. The opposite is true. They are all part of your healthy diet plan. You'll be lacking in basic nutritional value if you stop eating any of these four foods.
So what are these four magic foods?