Eating healthy is commonly seen as a really difficult task- something that you need to work and suffer through. Why is that? It’s not like we’re born craving candy and cakes and loads of salty chips. We’re born with our body extremely fine tuned to crave and absorb the nutrients in natural foods- carrots, peas, sweet potato- that’s why baby food is all mashed vegetables! The way we’re raised in this modern day society, dependent on fast food and instant gratification, has wreaked havoc on the way we see food.
A few months ago, I started with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition to become an Integrative Health Coach. Immediately, I felt connected with this school as the first lesson introduced was about Primary Food. When I read the heading of the unit, I figured this was going to be all about fruits and vegetables, the “primary” foods we should be eating no matter which diet we follow. Boy was I wrong. Primary Food as discussed with IIN is about the activities, experiences, and relationships that fill our lives.
Our Probiotic Booster is there for just that, boosting your probiotics up a notch! Really, what this does is set your gut up to receive good bacteria and help it grow faster and better while destroying the bad bacteria cells.
I often get asked “How can I lose my mommy pooch?” Well, I can certainly tell you that it does not happen overnight, but it IS possible. Along with a clean diet and consistent exercise, you will get there.
Ahhh the Peruvian “super” seed. Why “super” you ask? Well, how about the fact that the seed is a complete protein containing all beneficial fatty acids, vitamin E, as well as fibre?! I think that’s pretty super. Personally, to me, it’s just the best peanut powder out there even though it actually isn’t peanut!
Turmeric is not only a delicious spice, but it is also a superfood! Not many people know much about turmeric except that it tastes great and makes for a delicious curry. Here are some health benefits you should be privy to….
Listen up ladies- gaining muscle is awesome! Stop, I can already hear the chorus “…but I don’t want to look manly!” First of all, how can you look manly? You’re a woman, and just because you have muscles doesn’t make you any less so.
Having a gym buddy or partner is one of the best ways to keep yourself accountable with making time for your health and fitness. Having a social responsibility to show up because other people are depending on you makes it a lot easier to show up at a scheduled time. I mean, you don’t want to let them down, right? Right. Here’s a list of ways you can find a partner and smash your goals like crazy!
Our ingredient of the week is Moringa! This beautiful green superfood is an extremely nutrient dense powder containing all of the essential amino acids required for building and maintaining muscle growth.
It only seems right that National Parks Week occurs in the same month as Earth Day- April. In honor of this Earth loving month we wanted to give you some history on the National Park Service…