Eating for Energy

If you want energy, you don’t have to fill up on sugar-laden energy drinks any more! You can get all the energy you need three times a day: breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Wouldn’t it be nice if you didn’t have to rely on energy drinks to keep your eyes pried open and your mind and…

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Building a Healthy Smoothie

Smoothies are supposed to be healthy. Here’s how to make sure they stay that way. Ever since you first heard of smoothies, your mouth has been watering. When you’re sipping on a smoothie, your mouth is in taste heaven. When there’s no smoothie in your hand, all you can think of are strawberries, bananas, and…

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Slow Down!

The benefits of taking your time at your dining room table. On your mark, get set, slow! If eating is a competitive sport at your house, it may be time to slow it down for your good health. Why should you consider reducing your speed at the dinner table? The perks are numerous! Perk 1:…

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Working Out Outside

A handful of ways you can get a good workout in the great outdoors. As the sun breaks over the horizon, and a gentle light falls over the landscape, you’re faced with another beautiful day. Suddenly, you’re hit with the same urge you had as a college student. You want to skip your workout and…

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Exercise after 50

Staying in the gym after 50 is the best way to maintain your good health. Are you ready to stay fit after 50? Before you can consider yourself a healthy person after age 50, you have to answer one question. Do you think exercise is important? If you answered no to that question, it’s time…

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Is Eight Glasses of Water Enough?

A significant part of your body is made up of water. In addition to a large part of your body being made up of water, several daily body functions use water. Don’t think water deserves so much credit? Consider these wet-and-wild facts. In a day, your lungs expel about two to four cups of water…

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Eat Healthy and Save Money

That’s right – eating well doesn’t have to break your bank. These days, it seems everyone is looking for ways to cut back on spending and find the best deals. This means lowering your monthly utility bills and not buying that new luxury vehicle. And it also means watching your dimes during your weekly trip…

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Goodbye, Cholesterol

How to kiss cholesterol and your overwhelming fear of it goodbye. During the 1340s, there was the Bubonic Plague. Approximately six and one-half centuries later, it was the bird flu. Today, everyone runs scared of one arch nemesis: cholesterol. As scared as people are of this substance, many people don’t even know what it is.…

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Add Flavor, Not Fat

In America, the fastest route to good flavor is rarely the healthiest option. When someone suggests a healthier alternative, the idea is often shunned as being time-consuming or more expensive than other, fatty options. But these days, healthy doesn’t always mean expensive and it doesn’t have to take a lot of extra time. Ready to…

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Fit or Fat?

What should you set your eyes on? If you watch much television or read many fitness magazines, you may think that becoming ripped is the goal of anyone who works out. But should that really be the goal of your exercise routine? Ever wondered how to view the division between fit and fat? You’re not…

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