Eating a diet that includes high fiber whole grains can lower the risk of numerous chronic health conditions including obesity, heart disease, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes; all excellent reasons to switch from processed (refined) grains, aka the "white" foods that have had the bran and wheat germ stripped away. Whole grains on the other [...]
Sprinkling just a half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon on your food every day can help reduce blood pressure by as much as 5 points. Try sprinkling cinnamon on yogurt or cereals, popcorn, on baked pears and sliced bananas; cinnamon adds a nice touch to a variety of foods.
We have a whole new year in front of us, one that we can fill with stress and negativity or one filled with adventures, good health, challenges to conquer, success and pure joy. I myself love the sense of unlimited possibilities, thousands of magical experiences enjoyed with friends, the new friends I'll make and [...]
Having confidence and a positive mental attitude about your body is a great way to stay motivated about exercising. So, silence your inner bully and don’t be shy about strutting your stuff at the gym. Just turn on your favorite tunes and get to it. When you feel yourself giving in to your inner critic, [...]