To exercise or not, that is the question. I read a post from Dominique Gummelt, PHD on acefitness.org which was very telling of the importance of movement. I deal with this dilemma a lot when coaching my older clients. They sometimes wonder if exercise is going to get them injured, and what they can do … Continue reading Physical Activity or Exercise: Which is best?
There are many different forms of foods and products on the shelves at grocery stores, convenient stores and bodegas, with labels ranging from organic all the way to natural. How food is processed, packaged, shipped, stored and preserved all affect the quality. So what are these labels, and what do they mean anyway? Can you … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Food & Product Labels
Every year the Environmental Working Group releases a report titled "Shopper's Guide To Pesticide In Produce" which let's consumer know which fruits and vegetables have the highest and lowest contamination of pesticides residue. The test are done by the USDA, and include over 40,000 produce items across the country and major grocers. Samples are tested … Continue reading 12 Foods You Must Buy Organic: EWG Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen
Meal preparation and planning doesn't have to be hard. The below guide and tips will equip you with all the information that you need so you'll be setup for success. You'll get tips on what to do when your at the grocery and to how to best position yourself for a healthful week of eating. … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Successful Meal Prep & Planning
Your brain is a demanding little organ requiring more than 20 percent of your body's daily energy needs or calories. For you to stay focused throughout the day or learn and remember things, your brain requires certain nutrients like Omega-3's and antioxidants. Omega-3's help to build and repair brain cells, and antioxidants protect cell's against … Continue reading 5 Foods To Eat Right Now To Boost & Protect Your Brain
So we've all heard about the craze around the Ketogenic Diet. Here are a few of the glorified benefits that this new diet has promised: Rapid weight loss & Mental Clarity (6)Improved Insulin Sensitivity (7)Reversing metabolic syndromes (i.e. high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high triglycerides), that can lead to a reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases … Continue reading Why the Keto Diet Is Actually Harming You, and What You Should Do Instead!
Vitamin B12, or Cobalamin may be the most important of all B vitamins. A few nick names for this specific vitamin are "The Longevity Vitamin" and " The Energy Vitamin". Here are some of the major benefits of Vitamin B12: Essential for proper nerve function & nerve cell growthHelps to form red blood cellsDecreases levels … Continue reading Why you should stop taking Vitamin B12 Immediately!