We know, we know…this is a crappy discussion! However, bowel movements are a natural process. As much as you may not want to discuss this topic, WE NEED TO DISCUSS THIS TOPIC! Why? It’s simple. According to the American Cancer Society, about 150,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer & 50,000 will die from the […]
Fresh fruits are an excellent source of nutrition. They are packed with vitamins minerals, fiber, water, and some protein. Fruits are usually the first thing we choose to eat when embarking on a healthier lifestyle or trying to lose weight. Let’s be real, if you had to choose between eating raw spinach and eating a […]
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” -Hyppocrates Nutrition is essential to our overall health & wellness. Too often, we compromise our health with poor food choices. We did. We did not equate food with health. We equated food with having a good time. Through this journey, we’ve been able to shift […]
Why do you believe carbs are bad? Often times, you hear people say they are on a low-carb or no carb diet. Others will tell you they don’t eat carbs because carbs are bad! Usually, they are very passionate & meaningful as they explain how they have banned carbs from their lives! Why? Why are […]
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about weight loss, healthy lifestyle change, & dieting? Exactly! CALORIES!!! We have been lead to believe that calories, or rather counting calories, is the most important component to losing weight, dieting, &/or living a healthier lifestyle. Now, don’t get us wrong, calories are […]
What did you eat? What did you have to give up? These are usually the second and third questions we are asked after sharing our weight loss story. Most people are pleasantly surprised when we say we still eat the foods we love! Truth is, we didn’t give up anything. Let us explain. Life is […]
Water makes up more than two thirds of human body weight. Blood is mostly water, and your muscles, lungs, and brain all contain a lot of water. You need water to regulate body temperature and to provide the means for nutrients to travel to your organs and tissues. Water also transports oxygen to your cells, […]
When most of us think of protein, we think of meat sources. Since LIFEstyle is key to this process, we understand and recognize we all do not like to eat meat. Meat can be higher in saturated fats, cholesterol, and can be more expensive. Some of us are adapting to a more vegetarian diet while others have embraced a more vegan lifestyle.
No matter your lifestyle preference, it’s important to consume the right amount of protein.
Obstructive sleep apnea is, according to the National Sleep Foundation, a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. The “apnea” refers to a breathing pause that lasts at least 10 seconds. Those 10 seconds, if not longer, are the longest 10 seconds of your life. It took us a long […]
It is time to #PowerUp!!! That’s right! We want to help you identify foods you should consume that will support your healthier lifestyle. While we want to get a balance of nutrition, there are certain foods that are just packed with an abundance of vitamins & nutrients. These vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants provide you with […]