The current nutrition recommendations advise eating 2 servings of fish per week, but many people just don’t like the taste of it. Fish, especially fatty varieties like salmon, mackerel, and tuna, are high in omega-3 fatty acids that have been shown to have a variety of health benefits. For anyone who isn’t meeting the nutrition
Vitamins are divided into “water-soluble” and “fat-soluble”. The vast majority of vitamins and minerals are water-soluble, meaning they dissolve in water and can be taken in a tablet, capsule, or powder form. Fat-soluble vitamins do not dissolve in water, instead behaving much like oil. This means that they need to be mixed with a fat
1) Become a fidgeter – Walk around when you talk on the phone, tap your feet at your desk, or bob your head to some music while you work. 2) Cut down on the nuts – While heart healthy, nuts are also packed with calories, so overdoing it won’t help. Just one small handful of
Chances are that right now you’re sitting with your neck forward, eyes looking down, and shoulders hunched forward. And now I can hear all of my readers collectively straightening up. “Text neck” refers to the position you were just sitting in and the symptoms that can occur as a consequence of routinely holding that posture.
We’re often asked by parents: “how young is too young for my child to be adjusted?” Our answer is right up there: “I like them wiped off first.” Essentially, we want to see them as soon as you’re ready to bring them to us. It’s a lot easier to raise healthy kids than it is
You may have read my earlier post about the “Dirty Dozen” foods with the highest pesticide amounts that you should always purchase organic to eliminated approximately 80% of your pesticide intake. The “Clean Fifteen” are the foods with the lowest pesticide amounts that are pretty safe to eat conventionally grown. Avocado – The thick skin
1) Smoking Smoking cigarettes actually activates enzymes that break down the elasticity of your skin, increasing wrinkles and sagging skin. 2) Crash Dieting Extreme dietary changes can actual cause you to gain more weight over time. Huge cuts in caloric intake actually slows down your metabolism, which means when you return to your regular eating
Organic food benefits not only consumers, but producers and the environment. Organic farmers are not exposed to the chemical pesticides and fertilizers that conventional farmers use, which in turn reduces chemical run-off into the soil and surrounding water. This keeps the environment healthier and ensures that the soil will continue to produce excellent crops for
The recommended amount of sleep for adults is 7 to 9 hours per night, but how often do we actually achieve this goal? One study shows that about 75% of the adult population in this country have sleep difficulties at least a few nights each week. While staying up late every now and then is
We don’t always make the best food decisions when we are stressed out, typically turning to the traditional comfort foods and junk. However, if you make the right food choices while stressed out, you can actually help manage some of the symptoms of stress, including high blood pressure and muscle tension, in a natural way.