What is Intermittent Fasting

More Than a Diet: How Intermittent Fasting Could Be the Key It’s easy to dismiss new diet trends that come and go. Intermittent fasting, though, is not your typical fad diet – it’s far from it. What Is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is simply the practice of alternating between periods of eating and fasting. What’sContinue reading “What is Intermittent Fasting”

Essential Vitamins and Vitamer Diversity

Vitamins take on many forms in natural, whole foods like fruits and vegetables. Different forms of a vitamin, known as vitamers (pronounced vīt-ə-mərs), deliver greater nutrient diversity. Check this out to learn more about the benefits of vitamers! What Are Vitamers? July 9th, 2020| While you might think of a vitamin like vitamin C asContinue reading “Essential Vitamins and Vitamer Diversity”

Reversing premature aging? Really?

No, I’m not reverse aging, but I do believe that I am reversing the ravages of premature aging with Isagenix’s all-natural dietary supplement based on Nobel Prize winning science. Why would you not try it? It’s not a magic bullet, its’ not a quick fix but just like your body slowly got to where itContinue reading “Reversing premature aging? Really?”

Are Vitamins Really Worth the Investment?

Have you ever asked yourself this question?  I certainly have!  I’ll tell you that there were many years that I didn’t take any vitamins or supplements.  My mother always told me to take calcium in my early 40’s as she was suffering from osteoarthritis.  Wow, have we learned so much about bone health since then! Continue reading “Are Vitamins Really Worth the Investment?”

A Wild Supergreen Growing Voluntarily in my Garden?

I was so happy to find more purslane growing in my garden! This is a key ingredient for making one of my favorite soups! Right now is a great time to look for this growing like a “weed” in your garden. I cut it or pinch it from the plant while ensuring to leave someContinue reading “A Wild Supergreen Growing Voluntarily in my Garden?”

Turbocharge Your Workout Results

Multiple investigations suggest that a higher protein intake has a significant impact on strength and performance. Even endurance athletes can benefit from a higher level of protein intake. Adding protein to a carbohydrate-rich beverage during exhaustive endurance exercise suppresses markers of muscle damage and decreases muscle soreness after your workout. In addition, combining protein andContinue reading “Turbocharge Your Workout Results”

The Benefits of Vegetable Nitrates for Cardiovascular and Brain Health

In 2009, Michigan State researchers published a curious finding in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition – that people who had a diet high in leafy green vegetables consumed up to 5+ times (550 percent) more dietary nitrates than the average daily intake (1). Prior to the study, there was controversy over the role of nitrates inContinue reading “The Benefits of Vegetable Nitrates for Cardiovascular and Brain Health”

A New Way to Age Well

Everybody ages. It’s inevitable and a fact of life. But aging doesn’t have to mean slowing down or settling for less-than-perfect health. It’s time to say goodbye to the ways people have aged in the past and introduce a new way to age. As with all aspects of health, no one product is the answer.Continue reading “A New Way to Age Well”

Why you should care about probiotics

Why should we care about probiotics?  After all, the first time I remember hearing about probiotics was on a commercial about yogurts with added probiotics and I thought “Another gimmick to sell products”. Of course I knew very little about the meaning of the word probiotics, but I did know that yogurts had cultured orContinue reading “Why you should care about probiotics”

The Role of Muscles Is Not Just For Athletes

Muscles are visually pleasing, but they also play a deep inner role you should know about. Skeletal muscle is versatile, playing a critical role in movement, posture, breathing, circulation, and temperature regulation. Less known is muscle’s ability to support energy and protein metabolism. These features have tremendous influence over our health. What Muscle Is MadeContinue reading “The Role of Muscles Is Not Just For Athletes”