We are living in a world where eating a well balanced diet can be more confusing than a jig saw puzzle. Food has become so readily available that we have become blind to what goes into the food we eat. We now look to diets and trends for nutritional information. There will never be a diet that can be applied to every individual. There are no magic pills, and no miracle cleanses. There is only understanding and consideration of what happens to the food you put into your body.
All too often people tell me what they put in their smoothies and they are usually loaded with fruit. Fruit is not the enemy; it’s what makes them sweet and delicious. BUT, you are missing out on a ton of nutrients by not adding things like protein, vegetables, and some fat. The best part is you can add a lot of these and not alter the flavor. Try to limit yourself to two fruits and add one of each of the ingredients listed below. There's an infinite number of combinations s
Extensive research has shown the positive effects exercise can have older adults. The improvements include an increase in muscular strength, muscular endurance, lean body mass, joint flexibility, and bone mineral content. Listen below are the benefits of exercise for those with chronic conditions such as Hypertension, Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoporosis, Arthritis, and Diabetes. Hypertension Also known as high blood pressure, is prevalent in most western industrialized count