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30 Jul 2019

If you are a vegetarian and are curious about the keto diet, you can experience this lifestyle too! It is entirely possible to not eat meat and still follow a keto lifestyle. So if you’re already on the keto diet and are thinking about giving up meat, you can do that too! However, you need to be aware of how to do it properly to avoid potential health issues. The vegetarian keto diet will help you feel like you have more energy and feel better overall.     Photo by…

16 May 2019

  It's been awhile since my last entry, and for good reason. My husband has been admitted to the hospital twice in the past 2 weeks. His eczema took a turn for the worse, and had one of the most gruesome flare ups in his life and in our marriage. I'm just thankful he made it through and is recovering so well.   For those of you who don't know, eczema is described as an irritation on the skin, along with red patches, soreness and itchy dry skin. This can…

28 Jan 2019

  I recently was provided the opportunity to sample a tub of Naked Nutrition's Less Naked Chocolate Whey Protein. For those not familiar with Naked Nutrition, they pride themselves on selling products with only the purest ingredients, stripping away all of the marketing and gimmicks that many companies use today. They want to help you meet your nutrition and fitness goals while being transparent about their products. You would know exactly what you are putting into your body. That is important in a world where there are lots of fillers…

06 Dec 2018

Our bodies need vitamins in small quantities to function properly. The handy infographic below by MedAlertHelp shows that the best source of vitamins is eating the right foods.   Some of the foods you need to eat to attain all the vitamins include spinach, strawberries, liver, eggs, kale, salmon, broccoli, sunflower seeds, mushrooms, sweet potatoes, bananas, soybeans, carrots, and guavas.   However, due to the fear of developing deficiencies, some people believe that supplementing their diet with multivitamins on a daily basis could help prevent them and even improve their…

11 Nov 2018

So, let's talk about skin, AKA the largest organ of the human body.   As of now I have divulged to you all about the coming of baby Jenna and my attempts to be as healthy as possible during pregnancy.   Months 1-3 were a struggle not only with adjusting to sleep deprivation, but baby acne and dry skin. It's also appropriate to say that my husband has suffered with eczema his entire life. I knew that the skin disorder was hereditary and she did have a chance of carrying…

06 Sep 2018

The protein bar world has exploded in the past few years. Correct me if I am wrong, but I give a lot of credit to Quest for making a bar high in protein, low in sugar, and not tasting like cardboard. There are so many new protein bars out there with the majority of them having favorable taste and a healthy ratio of macronutrients.   This brings me to the Bulletproof Collagen Protein Bars. In particular I was interested in the Mint Chocolate Chip flavor, growing up a fan of…

06 Aug 2018

Source: unsplash.com   Want to boost your performance in and out of the gym? Elevate your workout intensity, experience better muscle-pumps, enhance energy levels and health in general by increasing your circulation.   Your state of cardiovascular health is mainly responsible for circulatory capacity. Fortunately, it’s possible to improve heart-health through adjustments to diet and training.   Eat Super Fruits and Veggies Your diet plays a significant role in cardiovascular health. In essence, you are what you eat. The flavonoids, plant-based polyphenols, found in certain super fruits and vegetables have…

16 May 2018

  America’s war with weight has hit a record high — nearly 40 percent of American adults are obese. Larger portion sizes, lack of activity and confusing messages are among the reasons for the spike. When it comes to battling this epidemic, it’s all about going back to the basics. While that may be easier said than done, no fad diet can replace the lifestyle changes necessary to shed pounds and live a healthy life for the long-term. Here’s how to get back on track so you can start feeling…

16 May 2018

Cannabis use is becoming more popular by the minute as an increasing number of countries around the world are legalizing recreational marijuana use, and professional athletes are coming out about its healthful benefits. Even if you weren’t an avid gym goer or fitness enthusiast, you could benefit greatly from recreational marijuana use, especially when trying to battle the modern hectic lifestyle.   With marijuana becoming readily available across the globe, the time has come to openly discuss its healthful properties, and how it can help you take your fitness game…

22 Apr 2018

When we hear the word diet our brain immediately goes to those fad diets that have us thinking we could shed a bunch of pounds in just a few days. In reality, a diet includes all types of food that is contained in our daily meal intakes. It doesn’t have to be strict or restrictive, but if we want to stay healthy and fit it definitely needs to be balanced.   First thing’s first - how do we define a balanced diet? Having a diet that lacks in proper nutrients…

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