One of the reasons I first became interested in nutrition was because of this notion that food can be healing. The idea that what we put into our bodies can have a direct link to our overall health and wellness. I suppose these days that sounds pretty obvious to most people, but before Whole Foods became so popular and wellness was such a buzzword, it didn’t seem so linear to me.
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If you are trying to save money and eat right, preparing meals at home is usually the way to go. But how annoying is it when you go to make a meal and what you find is slimy lettuce and mushy tomatoes? The worst right?
Monday mornings are rough enough but nothing is worse than facing the day when you are hungover. As a follow up to yesterday’s post, today I am sharing a few ideas on how to help yourself quickly recover in case you get carried away celebrating the Super Bowl.
Quinoa is totally having a moment.
You may or may not have heard that the United Nations deemed 2013 to be the “International Year of Quinoa”. This grain-like superfood has definitely made its presence known over the past few years and somehow surpassed acai and kale to steal the 2013 crown.
I know we all know that we should move more and eat less to stay healthy and fit. But research is just starting to reveal how unhealthy it is to be sitting all day.
For most of us, sitting can’t be avoided – we work in offices, sit in a car as we commute etc., it is what it is.
I suggest reading this article in the NYT, because the previous thinking was that we could possibly negate the perils of sitting all day with a healthy exercise regimen. It turns out, this may not be true.
First thing this morning, I went out and voted (hope you did too). And by the time I got back, I was cold and really hungry. So, I put together a huge bowl of oatmeal.
Even as someone who studies nutrition and fitness, I find myself falling into ruts on occasion. I tend to fall back on the same routine and can have ups and downs with my own personal fitness. Although I may understand the science behind exercise, I find that it is always good reinforcement and motivation to read up on what other people are saying or doing.