Totally true story. I went through a horrible stretch a few years ago where I was beyond exhausted. I was not sleeping and felt groggy all day. But despite being exhausted, I would lie awake all night tossing and turning. So I totally get that you can be exhausted and still not be sleeping. During the worst of that stretch, I averaged under 20 hours of sleep A WEEK. Let me tell you, that’s way … [Read more...] about 7 Sneaky Reasons You’re Exhausted & Still Not Sleeping
There’s so much buzz about vitamin D lately. And for good reason. It’s becoming more and more apparent that vitamin D is essential for not just building health. But staying healthy for years to come. Bone Health This is massively important for your bone health. Sure, you can pop a bunch of calcium pills, hoping to avert osteoporosis. But all that pill popping is a waste of money if your vitamin … [Read more...] about Vitamin D: How Much to Take/ Why You Need It
Should you take nutritional supplement or should you not take nutritional supplements? Some recent studies have discounted the value of these supplements. While others show them as life saving. So what’s a person to do? Keep this in mind when pondering nutritional supplement studies. All nutritional supplements aren’t created equal. Many supplements are made out of synthetic garbage. While … [Read more...] about 3 Nutritional Supplements You Need To Take
Here’s the conundrum I wrestle with daily. I shout to the moon about the value of a healthy lifestyle, all while knowing that clean living costs a pretty penny. And many people are forced to pick and choose the places they lay down their cool hard cash. And that’s why I’m super excited when I find something that makes healthy choices more affordable. So this brings me to Groupon Coupons. … [Read more...] about Groupon Coupons For Healthy Savings
You know that fancy skin cream you bought at $50 a bottle? Well, it can't really do its job on its own. It is dependent on your diet. Because to be truly beautiful and glowing, your beauty regimen must start on the inside. What you eat can age or preserve your youthful qualities. And the impact of your diet is much more powerful than anything that comes in a bottle. The foods you eat actually … [Read more...] about Nutrients That Make Your Skin Glow!
Every day we hear about new miracle sweeteners. They are more natural, have fewer calories and have less of a blood sugar impact. It can be difficult to decipher the hype from reality. There is something so satisfying about eating something sweet. So the question remains. What kind of sweeteners can we choose that will support health, weight loss and the rest of our health goals? Stevia – Stevia … [Read more...] about The Top 5 Sweeteners for Good Health
I absolutely love nuts. I really could nibble on them all day. People are often scared that nuts will make them fat, but I lost my last 10 pounds while including nuts as part of my daily regimen. So I thought, if I’m obsessed with nuts, others must feel the same way. Here are some tips to help you consume nuts in a way that will work with your body and give you the most nutrients possible. Nuts … [Read more...] about Tips for For Soaking, Sprouting and Eating Healthy Nuts
So I was on Facebook this morning and a friend of mine posted a story about a report that shows that antioxidant supplements aren’t as protective as we think. This surprising report claims that supplements may actually increase your chance of cancer. I’ve seen this story all over the internet for about a month now. The post got a plethora of likes and a few snide remarks about the wasteful … [Read more...] about Extra, Extra! The Truth Exposed about Shocking Health Based Headlines!
You eat your fruits and vegetables. You try to eat balanced meals. Hey, you might even eat a little more than you should from time to time. Sure that means extra calories, but that translates to extra nutrients too. There’s no need for a multi-vitamin, right? Wait! Don’t answer that yet! First, the classic argument goes that throughout history … [Read more...] about I’m too healthy to take vitamins!!!