There is so much information here about nutrition with an emphasis on plant based foods. Protein on a Plant Based Diet #protein #plantbased
We sweeten our coffee, tea, baked goods, and heck, even our cocktails/mocktails! There’s constantly a new sweetener trend that promises to be a healthy alternative to the Sweet ‘n Lows of the world. One of those sweetener trends has been agave, which comes from the agave succulent plant. Since it comes from a … [Read more…]
After listening to the public and focusing on current science, Canada has drafted a new food guide favoring whole, plant-based foods and mindful eating. In a time of rising obesity rates among me and women, it makes sense. (http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-625-x/2015001/article/14185-eng.htm) Health Canada, the department of the Canadian government that’s responsible for national public health, proposed the … [Read more…]
The American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM, defines obesity as a fat percentage over 25% for males and over 32% for females. Does it make sense that a percentage almost equal to, or higher than the obesity percentage is considered healthy? According to The National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT), a healthy body fat percentage range for … [Read more…]
This efficient weight loss plan is a nutrition sandwich, like a juicy PB&J. What is one without the other? Point in hand, do not overlook the importance of balancing both nutritious eating and fitness, if you’re serious about reaching weight loss goals. Five fast nutrition adjustments to begin today: 1. Hydrate: drink plenty of water … [Read more…]
What Is Obesity? According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, obesity means having excess total body fat and differs from just weighing too much (being overweight). A person being 20% or more above normal weight would classify as obese. A common measure of obesity is the body mass index (BMI). A person is considered overweight if … [Read more…]
Sultan’s can be dubbed Authentic Middle Eastern of Bucktown/Wicker Park, or Whole Foods on a budget; salad bar ($5.99/lb), soup ($2-$3), maybe not quite as healthy, but many similar options that taste wonderful. The Chicken and vegetable was some of the best I’ve tasted. BYBO, WiFi, good taste in music. I still remain a Whole Foods lover.
How to avoid Charley horses First, understand that they can occur due to mineral or vitamin deficiencies, and also from circulation issues. 4 Quick Fixes (vitamin E, magnesium, potassium, and hydration) for no more suffering. Click to see The Nutritarian break it down with a closer look.
Do you ever think of disease as a detrimental cost to society? According to the American Diabetes Association the total cost of diabetes in the United States in 2007 was $218 billion. $18 billion for people with undiagnosed diabetes $25 billion for American adults with pre-diabetes $623 million for gestational diabetes Diabetes: What it is Healthy bodies know … [Read more…]
Fun Run Club: 9am Sun. 12/30/12, the last day of 2012. Not to be missed. Meet at Well Fit Training Center 1700 W. Hubbard (at Paulina), Chicago. We will run 3-6 miles depending on how we feel (weather, speed, group morale, etc). Last recorded Run Club conquered over 5 miles through which we carried one … [Read more…]