Category Archives: Health

Why the RDA is a Poor Guideline

RDAs (Recommended Dietary Allowances) are guidelines created by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine. Their purpose was to tell the public how much of each individual vitamin and mineral your body needs. It Sounds like a great idea…so what’s the problem with the RDA? The commonly held… Read More »

The American Breakfast…The Worst Meal of the Day?

Muffins, Doughnuts, Pancakes, Cereal, Milk, Hash Browns, and Even Pop Tarts. For many Americans this is what breakfast looks like. We are all familiar with the phrase “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, and yet the foods we often eat are some of the worst for us. The primary problem with most… Read More »

How Does Fiber Help you Detox?

Toxins tend to stick to the colon and intestines while the other stuff moves out. The buildup of these toxins can have many negative effects on the body. It can stop nutrients from being absorbed, cause weight gain, and lead to various diseases including colon cancer. How Does Fiber Help? Eating more fiber will put… Read More »

Work Out, Don't Burn Out!

Work Out…Don’t Burn Out!

Getting The Right Mix It is important to make sure that you do both cardio & resistance workouts. If you focus solely on aerobic workouts you run the risk of negatively impacting your weight loss goals. Instead, try mixing it up by adding some short, intense resistance training along with the cardio. Intense exercise can… Read More »

MSG: Many Names…Same Danger

Mono-sodium Glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer that’s known widely as an addition to Chinese food, but it is actually added to thousands of the foods you eat everyday. MSG is used by food manufacturers as a very effective way to amplify the taste of your food. Basically salty foods taste saltier and sweeter foods… Read More »

Top 10 Libido Boosting Foods

10 Natural Libido Boosting Foods

If you are looking for a natural way to add a little boost to your sex drive, consider adding a few key foods into your diet to boost your libido and help get you back in the mood. Foods that have an effect on your sex drive, called aphrodisiacs work by having an impact on… Read More »

Which is Better, Juicing or Blending?

Have you ever wondered if there is a difference in the health benefits between juicing and blending? If you are looking to start doing one of these two healthy options, wouldn’t it be nice to know which is more beneficial to your health before you invest in either a juicer or a blender. So let’s… Read More »

When Does My Body Work Best? When You Find The Secret Garden

Health and wellness continues to take a backseat to our careers and kids. Work stress and the bulging schedules of soccer, football and gymnastics have many of us reeling just to keep up. That means less sleep, more anxiety and a body vanquished of its natural resources. So is there really any time of day… Read More »

What is Oil Pulling?

Although oil pulling has received a lot of attention lately, it is certainly nothing new. Oil pulling is actually mentioned in Charaka Samhita, an early Ayurvedic text dating to roughly 300 to 500 AD. The act of Oil Pulling, also known as oil swishing, is meant to help remove bacteria and toxins from your mouth.… Read More »

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