Healthy Living

The Best Protein Shake – An Organic Review

I’m in love! I sampled the best protein shake that I’ve had in a long time. It comes in a compact milk carton type container that is easy to bring along on the go. Protein shakes have many benefits from helping to build muscle and helping to lose weight. It can boost metabolism because energy is spent digesting and metabolizing it. Fact is muscle burns more calories than fat. Protein shakes are a convenient way to add extra protein to your diet as well as decrease hunger and appetite. They are great for athletes that are always on the go and want the extra boost.

Read More

balance exercises for seniors

Balance Exercises For Seniors – And The Fun Walk At Home Workout

Balance exercises for seniors are fun for just about anybody that wants to improve and maintain their health. It’s important for seniors to maintain balance which helps prevent falls. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four Americans aged 65+ falls each year. Among older … Read More

benefits of the elliptical machines review of the schwinn A40

Benefits Of The Elliptical Machines – Review of the Schwinn A40

Finding the perfect home workout can be fun and benefits of the elliptical machines are plentiful!!  Since sometimes outside exercise isn’t ideal I’ve decided to invest in an elliptical machine. This could also be helpful for those that can’t run or absolutely don’t like running. Since I have never owned an exercise machine and I’m relatively new to using one I wanted something at a good price point that was also available to ship immediately. There were many options but not all of them were available to ship. At home exercise is a demanding option right now and many were sold out.  I will outline those benefits and provide a review on the Schwinn A40 which is the one that I chose.

Read More

what is a flaxseed

What Is A Flaxseed – How Healthful Is It?

So what is a flaxseed? Flaxseed was cultivated in Babylon as early as 3000 BC. Some people have suggested it’s the most powerful plant food on the planet. Flax is a blue flowering plant that grows best in cool climates like North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota or Montana. But Canada is the largest producer of flaxseed in the world producing about 40% of the world production. It is sometimes also referred to as Linseed.

Read More

supplements for inflammation

Supplements For Inflammation – Improve Your Health Today!

If you’re suffering from body pain, fatigue, and other signs of chronic inflammation, you may wonder if supplements can help. Supplements for inflammation are products that support the body’s natural immune response, helping to heal chronic inflammation which may be caused by an injury or illness. They are often in powder, liquid, pill, or capsule form, and several are even available in chewy gummies or in relaxing teas. Healthy eating helps to maintain your mental and physical wellness, while supplements provide additional nutrients which boost nutrition when daily food intake isn’t enough. Natural substances like chia, algae oil and turmeric, prevent inflammation from damaging your cells and tissues.

Read More

chia seed

What Is A Chia Seed – The Tiny Little Seed?

So what is a chia seed you ask? Originally from Mexico and Guatemala, this tiny seed has many proven health benefits. It has a reputation of being a superfood and can be added to a smoothie or put on a salad. They can be added to cereal, sauces, rice dishes or blended drinks. About 1 millimeter in diameter the seeds are oval and gray with black and white spots. They are from the flowering mint family plant called Salvia hispanica. These seeds have about 140 calories per two tablespoons and a great amount of protein, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.

Chia seeds are harvested from the slightly dried flower head of the purple chia flower.

Read More

how to stop inflammation naturally

How To Stop Inflammation Naturally – Eating A Plant Based Diet?

Inflammation is a growing concern for people. How to stop inflammation naturally is a question that people are asking. There are two types of inflammation, acute and chronic. Acute protects the body and chronic can lead to long term pain and damage. Chronic inflammation is a slow onset and can … Read More

What About Healthy Eating Habits – adapting to a healthy lifestyle

Today more than ever, it’s important to adapt to a healthy lifestyle. There are many ways to do this. Most recently I had someone ask me “what about healthy eating habits”? This is a topic I would like to focus on today. Some of our eating habits were started during our childhood but that doesn’t mean we can’t adapt now to a healthy lifestyle. Enjoy these healthy eating habits highlighted below and please comment if you have any experiences of your own to share.

 

 

Drink more water-It’s important to hydrate and replenish lost moisture in our bodies. The best way to do this is to drink water. But not any kind of water, filtered water is the way to go. The way to get filtered water can vary. Some people have filters built in to their home refrigerators. There are also portable water filters available for purchase. They range from counter top to under the counter.

Read More

Eating Healthy During COVID 19 – making good food choices

Tea is Always a Good Idea

During Covid 19 we should be mindful of the factors that keep our spirits high and stress low. Thankfully there are many tasks we can do to maintain our well being. There are also certain foods we can consume that help us eating healthy during Covid 19. These foods reduce anxiety and also boost immunity. My favorite choices from the large amount of options are salmon, citrus fruit, turmeric (can be found in tea from Art of Tea), cashews, and eggs. Below are some tasks to follow that can help maintain healthy eating during Covid 19.

Make a meal plan:

It’s important to plan ahead and prepare a meal plan for the week. In todays stay at home order we are not rushing out to the store so planning ahead will help be more prepared when its time for our meal prep. There are some sample meal plans available for printing on the internet.  Or have fun with it and make your own.

Read More