It’s a tough world out there: sitting through long commute and work hours, standing and walking on hard surfaces. Faced with these daily work/life balance challenges, it’s not surprising that at least 80% of Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lives.
I am often asked about some recipes we use at our home. Below is one of the salmon dinner recipes my husband uses for both of us (all ingredients wild/organic. IF the product claims to be “NATURAL”, it does not mean anything, as this expression is not quantified or qualified by the FDA…):
Great - we all made it through January! Sure, January started off the year, but to me, everyday is a new beginning. I was recently looking into tennis league sign-up, and came across a great quote by Arthur Ashe. When asked how to be great, Ashe said, "Start where you are, use what you've got, and do what you can." The reason I love this quote, is because it's so basic and true.
The breakfast is called the most important meal of the day for a reason. What you eat and how much you eat in the early hours sets the tone for the rest of the day. And yes, you should, indeed, eat a breakfast like a king.First things first: never skip a breakfast. You do not want to “diet” or starve through the day, you want to nurture your body, virtually build the “bricks” which create your body and make it stronger. Which means, you have to fuel your body’s cells appropriately for all the hard work they are doing!
It all starts around the Thanksgiving time and, well, does not end until a few days after the New Year. Season parties, sometimes two a night, all the frenzy of gift-buying, sending the cards – be it by the snail mail or in their electronic version – while trying to manage our usual daily lives and duties… Our days have not enough of hours, our nutrition slacks and the first thing to “go” and not happen is your daily visit to the gym or your daily walk.A recipe for physical and mental disaster.
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Are you planning to go on a long distance bike ride, whether for a personal challenge or to raise money for a charity? One of the most important points to consider when you are preparing for your ride is making sure that you have the right fuel for your journey. The food that you eat on your long distance bike ride will give you the energy you need to push yourself physically to the max, so that you can cycle the long distances that are required.
I was today at the natural store checking out my items and the cash register girl commented on the amount of various berries I buy and how much they must be costing me.Surely, berries are not the necessity and our survival is definitely not based on them. However, they are so nutritious and healthy that I have been buying really lots of them year after year. If they are truly not in season, then, worst to worst, I get them frozen. I do spend lots of monies on them, but I think they are really worth it, as they contribute to the health of my whole family big time.