Photography by Alexander Nieves
Photography by Alexander Nieves
Photography by Alexander Nieves
Photography by Alexander Nieves
Photography by Alexander Nieves
Photography by Alexander Nieves
Photography by Alexander Nieves

How Small Changes Can Improve Your Health

Posted on: October 7, 2016

According to a number of dietitians and nutritionists,making small changes to your diet, as well as your lifestyle, can do a great deal towards improving your weight and cholesterol levels, and also enhances you overall well-being. A healthy eating plan generally involves making those small but significant changes to what you eat, and how you eat. Here’s why how small diet changes can have positive effects on you health.

Switch To Healthy Fats

A few decades back, when we were told to cut back on dietary fat, many of us sadly went extreme, and actually gave up on good nutrition as well. A healthy diet includes the consumption of healthy fats and oils, which derive from fish, legumes and nuts. Low-fat diets can also help to increase the body’s level of HLD, or good cholesterol. Good sources of healthy cholesterol include fatty fish, which is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, and is good for the heart. — Read More –>

Eating Tips To Keep In Mind

Posted on: October 6, 2016

As the old adage goes, “you are what you eat”. If your regular diet consists of fat andEating Teenager cholesterol-rich foods, you may run the risk of developing dreadful diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and more. According to nutrition experts, healthy eating starts with learning the ability to “eat smart”. It’s not just what you eat, but how you eat. The food you choose to eat can help decrease your chances of developing illnesses like cancer, diabetes, heart disease and others. Learn how to plan your diet, and expand your range of healthy food choices too. Here are some helpful tips for planning a healthy diet.

Start Slow, And Gradually Change Your Eating Habits — Read More –>

Why Healthy Eating Trends Are Hitting The Mainstream

Posted on: September 27, 2016

In an environment bombarded with ads about cholesterol-rich fast foods  and cheap Saladjunk foods, the good thing is that healthy eating trends are slowly holding their own, and are even changing the minds of more people. As more and more people are becoming knowledgeable about nutrition and healthy eating, they’re slowly pushing alternative healthy eating ideas into the mainstream of society. A recent European study has indicated that more consumers are beginning to notice that their food choices are making a big difference not only to their health, but to their environment and the countryside as well. Here are some of the popular healthy eating lifestyles a\that are quickly gaining more adherents.

Organic Food

The organic food market is fast growing today, and more organic food items are widely available, as compared to what it was ten or fifteen years ago. The range of organic food choices are also increasing, because now it’s easy to find items like organic ketchup, organically grown wheat and rice, and fertilizer or pesticide-free fruits and other food items. The organic food market is expected to grow tenfold in the coming years, and is definitely here to stay. — Read More –>

How To Have a Budget-Friendly Healthy Eating Plan

Posted on: September 14, 2016

FamilyEatingAtTheTableWith food prices soaring these days, is there a way for you to eat healthy, without putting more holes in your pocket? There’s a actually a way for you to eat healthy and within your budget. Before you head off to the supermarket, sit down and write out a list first, and remember to stick to it. Shop just once a week, cut out the sale coupons from the newspaper, but disregard the coupons for processed foods. Here are other helpful tips for eating healthy on a budget.

Money-Saving Basics For The Healthy Eater

Before you make the dash for the grocery, make sure you don’t go shopping on an empty stomach. Eat a light snack or meal, so that you’ll be able to resist the temptation. Once you’re in the grocery, look for sales or discount promos on fruits and vegetables, as most groceries get a bargain on these items, which they pass-on as savings to their customers. Buy a large bag of fruit instead of single, large fruit items which are priced per pound. Also go for generic brand, which are labeled as the store brands, but are relatively priced less. — Read More –>

How To Fight Stress Through Healthy Eating

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Stress is a condition that makes us jittery, unrefreshed, and unable to sleep at night. Stress also tends to allow us to make poor, unhealthy food choices. However, healthy Stressed mother with two childreneating can actually reduce stress, and make you feel so much better. Here are a number of helpful hints for fighting stress, through healthy eating.

Skip The Coffee And Other Caffeinated Drinks

Coffee, caffeinated drinks and beverages can exacerbate your stress levels. While some only provide temporary relief, these affect your body in the long run, because too much sugar and caffeine increases your blood sugar levels, and also heightens your stress levels. Instead of coffee, drink green tea, since green tea contains high levels of antioxidants, and also soothes the senses.

Carry Healthy Snacks At All Times —

Sensible Healthy Eating Ideas To Consider

Posted on: August 21, 2016

During these tfruitsough economic times, food is one of the most prominent budgetary items to consider. Because food is becoming more expensive, more people are turning to otherwise unhealthy tactics and food options to save on money. Although some healthy meal choices may be expensive, it’s still very much possible to eat healthy, even if you’re on a tight budget. Here are some sensible, doable hints for eating healthy during these bone-crunching economic times.

Go For Milk Instead of Soft drinks

Instead of splurging on your favorite carbonated beverage or buy alcoholic drinks, you would be better off if you buy milk and natural fruit juices instead. Milk serves as an important source of calcium, which strengthens the bones and teeth. Also buy bottled water instead of sodas and other carbonated beverages. Water allows your caloric intake to god own, and it will also refresh and replenish your body.

Buy Less Junk Food

Greek Salad DishShopping by yourself can sometimes be attempting time to buy French Fries, chips, cookies and other junk food items. As most junk food items are very appealing when you’re hungry, you’ll sometimes be tempted to spontaneously pick up items without thinking about your health. Buy less chips and junk food, and instead substitute these with whole-grain bread, cookies, yogurt, raw vegetables, dried fruit strips, tinned natural fruit juices, bananas and whole-grain cookies. — Read More –>

3-Day Detox – After The Party The Detox

Posted on: August 2, 2016

TheImportanceOfDetoxWell, after all the holidays and partying we need to reflect and go back to our Healthy Eating, Healthy Life.
Perhaps, you are one who took the partying responsibly and did not overindulged during the holidays but, the way I see it, “detoxing”, ever so often, is always good. In the past I used to fast for 24 hours on Fridays. People asked me if it was for religious reason and my answer was: “No, I like to ‘fast’ on Fridays so I can ‘slow’ during the rest of the week-end” (lol). Actually, that was my way of “detoxing” and saving some of my meal allowance (more lol).

Why is detoxification important? —