Challenge #1 for the Day

Tweet Each day I am going to present one CHALLENGE that I personally want to stick to. I encourage anyone reading this, to follow me and create a challenge for themselves.   Today’s Challenge:   PORTION CONTROL     It is one thing to adhere to a healthy lifestyle and “clean” diet, although it’s another […]

Why Economics Drives Most Food Options You Have

Tweet A great article from Mercola.com:  Being overweight is not just a disease; it’s a symptom of many other things that are wrong with your diet. And much of the blame for the current American diet comes down to economics.In a $10 trillion economy, $1 trillion goes to food companies and $2.5 trillion goes to […]

5 Tips for Teaching Nutritious Food Choices, By Suzy Buglewicz

Tweet It can seem like an impossible task to steer kids toward healthy food choices when they face a daily stream of endless advertisements depicting other kids happily devouring high-calorie foods loaded with sugar, fats, and sodium. But according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), our food and physical activity choices affect not […]

Coca-Cola Sued for Marketing "Vitaminwater" as Healthy

Tweet A great article I found through my favorite health and wellness website: www.mercola.com A class-action suit contends that Coca-Cola is illegally marketing its “Vitaminwater” line as a healthy product. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is one party to the suit, which cites California consumer-protection laws.According to the suit, “Vitaminwater is […]

When Carb’s are your friend!

Tweet I wanted to share this article as originally written by Mike French. It answers many burning questions relating to our carb intake, when to eat them and when to avoid them. Controlling your carbohydrate intake from day to day make our workout efforts more effective and take into account what we will be doing […]

TOP 10 REASONS TO “FAST” OR CLEANSE” YOUR BODY

Tweet I have recently completed a 9 Day Fasting program designed through the Beachbody products. It was an amazing experience, and one that I will routinely utilize for the shear fact of it’s necessity. I was a skeptic at first, although after much research and affirmation, I recognized the good it does for one body. […]