So, since I got you attention with that silly title, just want to let you know there are no such things as superfoods. Sorry to upset you about that. There are foods that we know that are good for us though. Veggies anyone? Also, this post is about what the media relays as "research" and then there is research and totality of evidence. So, don't fall for the latest and greatest media article on "superfoods" or this food will cure your weight loss woes. How to help yourself understand nutrtion better? Here are some tips
Are you wondering how to boost your immune system? No one has time to be sick, after all. If your immune system could use a boost, consider these four tips. 1. Get More SleepYour body needs sleep, and without it your immune system will suffer. Unfortunately, the CDC estimates that as many as 70 million American suffer from sleep disorders, getting insufficient sleep for their bodies. If you are asking how to boost your immune system naturally, start by going to bed a little earlier, and aim for at least 7 hours of consecutive sleep.
We've all seen the advertisements. Workouts focusing on how many calories you "burn" within a given time frame. After all, it's what most of us want to know right? Cause if I burn so many calories, it can justify so many other actions that I take within the day, week, month. How did we get to a point as a society where our views have become so narrow minded, that the calorie "burn" is the only thing that matters?
I consider myself pretty open minded I'll try anything at least once. But Yoga isn't it for girls? Sitting around in your lycra hot pants chanting like gibbons. That's what I used to think until my eyes were opened.I work with many healthcare professionals and I've been introduced to many wonderous alternative and complimentary therapies such as homeopathy.But yoga I knew very little about ashamingly. So a bit of a back story and I may go off on a tangent here but I need to do so to explain my story and experience fully so bare with me.
Loop, swoop and pull or two rabbit ears? It’s something most of us do every day and something we have been doing since we started school. Every day as we get ready for our day, we put on our shoes and tie our laces. We all have this one habit in common, a habit that was taught so young, we never thought anything of it. There are many ways to complete the task; however, we all must secure our shoes. Now I am sure you are wondering why I am rambling on about different ways to tie our shoes, but I have a point. Most habits are acquired young.
According to evidence, it has been seen that the leading causes of death within the United States of America are heart diseases, cancer, lung diseases, stroke, fatal injuries and HIV/AIDS. However, all the aforementioned diseases can be prevented only by improving and enhancing your personal habits. Staying physically active, taking the right diet and not smoking are some instances of good habits that can help you stay healthy and fit.
It seems daily I have people contacting me about my thoughts on coconut oil… Is it a good oil? I am sure that you have seen coconut oil be more prominent in nutrition articles and other nutritional information.