3 salads that are easy to grab and go….Salads are an excellent source of nutrition and proteins as well as being the key to a balanced diet. You don’t have to be on a diet to eat salads. They can be a part of your meal or you can even replace your meal with a salad. In fact, there are many studies which support that even the healthiest of people should skip one meal a day and eat a salad instead. They help you look and feel younger as they are great for skin, hair and figure. It is very important to keep an eye on what you eat, especially if exercising regularly.
Are you wasting money buying produce not in season? Eating with the seasons is such a fundamental and interesting topic. The Earth produces just what we need, when we need it most, in the forms of different fruits and veggies that come and go with the seasons. For example, watermelon harvest is in the summertime when we need extra hydration from the summer heat. It quenches thirst and satisfies us in a special way — is there anything better than a fresh slice of watermelon on a hot summer day?
In the same respect, eating in season can be just as comforting, refreshing and natural in every season. Not only is the flavor incredible when indulging in seasonal fruits and veggies, but the cost is also lower when a food is in season.
Why is My Metabolism Slow?
You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”.
You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow.
Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down?
What can slow my metabolism?
Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in your body that use nutrients and oxygen to create energy. And there are lots of factors that affect how quickly (or slowly) it works, i.e. your “metabolic rate” (which is measured in calories).
But don’t worry – we know that metabolic rate is much more complicated than the old adage “calories in calories out”! In fact it’s so complicated I’m only going to list a few of the common things that can slow it down.
Sugar/Food Cravings Got You Down? For some, it’s a very difficult journey trying to become a healthier person. We dread having to give up some of those not-so-healthy foods and things we love – especially those foods we “binge” on.
When you do make the determined effort to get on a healthier course and healthier diet, to begin with people are often so enthusiastic and determined that the momentum is great once you’ve made that decision to change your life.
Intuitive eating is a powerful thing. How many diets have you started in your life? How many times have you felt like it was hopeless and you’ve given up?
Here in the U.S., diets are all the rage. It seems everyone is always trying a new one and their friends are always expressing just how crazy it seems. You commit for a few days or weeks and then you feel like you’re super restricted. You might lose weight but it’s never something that really works in the long run. We even have competition shows based around who can lose the weight the fastest.
Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired
Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere!
And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you. Right?
Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you eat. This has gotten way too much attention because while this does affect your weight and energy level, it’s certainly not the “holy grail” of health.