The first food pyramid was introduced in the 1970's, and it is supported by the USDA. The food pyramid calls for a diet high in carbohydrates, such as grains, cereals, rice, etc., and a diet low in fats. With that said, why are obesity rates and diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's on the rise? Society is constantly told to exercise and follow proper nutrition guidelines.
I often encounter people who do not realize how important or life changing taking the correct supplements can be for their health. Many MD's will not encourage or suggest them because they were not trained on supplements in medical school. The fact is an MD is trained in Pharmacology. Hence, they prescibe medications to treat patients. Ahhh..now that makes sense. Patients trust the Doc, they go to the Doc and the Doc gives them medicine......
Seven summertime healthy fruits is our topic for today. With summertime just around the corner, your palate might be watering for your favorite fruits just like mine!Although in general, all fruits are healthy, we have to be mindful of the ones that might not be best for our health goals. The fruits you’ll read about today are all good for your health and fitness goals!
Are you in search of ways to keep you life toxin free? If so, I have the most amazing smelling and working deodorant I have ever found. It is so easy and cheap to make that I will never have to buy it again. The advantage to deodorants is your body releases the sweat it was designed to do instead of staying in your body and possibly leading to disease. In addition, since the skin is a major organ that makes up 80% of our body, in doesn't need toxins going into it that may not have been approved by the FDA.
Permanent weight loss can be achieved and maintained over your lifetime, but there is a better way than extreme dieting!Here is what low calorie diets can do:1. Cause your metabolism to slow down2. Cause weight loss plateaus3. Cause you to regain any weight you've already lost4. Damage vital organs and impair overall health.5. Cause your muslce tissue to basically eat itself for fuelIn essence, you may have a low body weight, but still have a high percentage of body fat.
I have been getting a lot of questions about diet/nutrition and have been discussing my own diet/nutrition recently, so I decided to continue my theme of CHANGE and write a blog keeping the subject of nutrition in mind.
I write, and talk about in my various positions as a fitness professional, the praises of living a healthy lifestyle. But the truth is that even though smoothies and salads are delicious—and I hope you try it—I don’t want to eat this way.