Learn how to cheat your diet with success!
Although it seems counterproductive to cheat on your health program, weekly indulges can improve insulin sensitivity (and accelerate fat loss), keep you sane, prevent you from feeling deprived and help you stick to the program. Taking a zero tolerance approach to cheating creates a lot of stress, which is a huge contributor to health issues. Ditch the rigid mentality and use these tips to nourish yourself without the guilt.
Cherries are a nutrient-dense fruit and provide a healthier sweet-tooth-satisfying alternative to processed treats.
Cherries are relatively low in sugar and high in antioxidants, potassium, quercetin, melatonin, fiber, and vitamin C. The nutrients in cherries help fight cancer, cool inflammation, decrease post-workout pain, reduce the risk of gout, decrease body fat, support heart health, reduce type 2 diabetes, reduce jet lag, and promote restful sleep.
Beat the heat and feel your best with these delicious and doable tips for having a healthy and fun-filled summer!
With seasonal heat, summer vacations and various outdoor activities, it’s no wonder so many people struggle to stay healthy during warmer weather.
Jam-packed with nutrients, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, other berries, and cherries are the best options when it comes to sweet fruits as they’re relatively low in sugar and high in antioxidants.
In fact, berries are one of the body's greatest allies in the fight against inflammation, aging and illness. In addition to fiber and vitamin C, the antioxidants in berries support weight loss, blood sugar levels, brain function, heart health, eye health, skin health, digestion, detoxification, and the nervous system.
Whether vacationing at the beach, hiking with friends or walking the dog, you’ll want to know how you can soak up enough sun to get a healthy dose of vitamin D, without burning or damaging your skin.
There’s no need to shun the sun or cover yourself with sunblock from head to toe every time you leave the house. In fact, it’s better that you don’t. About one-fourth of Americans have borderline low levels of vitamin D. By learning these sun smart tips, you can benefit your body and get a peachy golden tan.
Green tea provides a caffeine kick loaded with fat-burning catechins and brain-boosting L-theanine. Enjoy green tea regularly to lose weight, decrease inflammation and power your daily performance.
Pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of the essential mineral and powerful antioxidant zinc. Eating pumpkin seeds regularly can help with immune function, hormone balance, reproductive health, inflammation, heart health, nervous system health, blood sugar, detoxification, sleep, brain function, hair loss, and even parasite infections.
Bursting with health benefits, cinnamon is one of the most beneficial spices and antioxidant-packed foods on the planet.
Cinnamon comes from the bark of a cinnamon tree, which can be rolled into stick-form or ground into a fine powder for use in a wide variety of sweet and savory dishes.
Wellness Coach, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner,