I have a confession to make—I'm one of those people who sneaks food into the movie theatre. I know, I know, bad girl! It's not about the money, in fact, I'd happily pony up some of my hard-earned cash if the movie theatre concession stands provided healthier snack options. All that I've seen is buttered popcorn, soda, candy, and hot dogs. Until they get on the healthy eating bandwagon, I'm going to keep on keeping on with my large snack-filled purse.
We've all heard it before—one of the cornerstones of keeping a healthy body is keeping that body well-hydrated. Drinking water helps regulate your body temperature, transport nutrients and oxygen to the necessary parts of your body, lubricate joints, and flush out toxins and waste. But sometimes, even when we know what's best for us, it can be difficult to follow through. If you're battling with hydration, try some of these easy tricks to up your H20 intake.
With spring suddenly upon us, I’m sure many of you are looking to take your fitness to the next level. After all, we all want to look lean and fit for the summer, right? And many of us want to perform at our best when it comes to training and competition too! Whether you’re looking to run a few extra miles outside, join a new boot camp class, or get back into your favorite warm weather sport, one thing is for certain—you need to adequately fuel your body.
"You won't stick to a diet that omits your favorite foods"
Writing about the importance of sleep at 3am, or gaining 22 pounds while authoring a weight loss book might not make sense. But it shows that even David Grotto struggles to put his health knowledge into practice. A Registered Dietician and author of The Best Things You Can Eat, David says that a healthy diet doesn't have to mean sacrificing your favorite foods. He hosted a live radio show on health and nutrition for over 10 years along with a health-focused television show for 2 years. David calls himself an "Edutainer" - he enjoys educating people through entertainment.
"My body was telling me something. Hint: It always does"
Have a migraine? Upset stomach? Sore joints? It could be that your body is trying to communicate with you. Functional Medicine looks at the core problem of a symptom, rather than a "quick fix." Sometimes it requires altering your diet or cutting out certain daily items from your routine. Either way, its not easy but Katie Jasper is here to shed light on this new approach to helping people feel better.
Many times we don't feel the hunger pangs directly following our workout because our bloodstream remains full of glucose (energy) released during exercise to keep us moving. Nevertheless, refueling within the hour post-workout is extremely important. These recipes are intended to be fast and simple, providing you just what you need hit the gym day after day.
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