Month: March 2017

This ingredient can make you live 5 years longer

Antioxidants have become a hugely popular topic of discussion within the health and wellness communities in recent years because the truth is the health benefits of antioxidants simply cannot be overstated. Consisting of an assortment of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and phytochemicals – it is absolutely crucial to make sure you’re maintaining a sufficient intake of the antioxidants your body requires to function at optimal levels. Our primary source of antioxidants are fresh fruits and veggies. There’s a reason you’ve been told a million times that these kinds of food are for you! By making sure they serve as a staple of your diet, you can make sure your body is up to the task of fighting off illness, infection, and disease. What makes the health benefits of antioxidants so powerful are their ability to target and neutralize free radicals in your body which can lead to a plethora of health problems, and subsequently remove them from the bloodstream. It’s also worthwhile to note that there are different antioxidants which work to benefit different areas of …

Three tips that will revolutionize your morning by making it more productive

If you’re lucky enough to be a morning person, well, consider yourself lucky. For a lot us, it can seem impossible to make it out of bed without hitting the snooze button five or six or seven times first. But studies have shown that having a productive morning helps make your whole day more productive! Plus, getting into a healthy routine makes staying healthier easier too.   It’s all about setting yourself up for success. So with that in mind, let’s take a look at three key things you can do to get your day started on the right foot.   No More Sleeping In You’d be surprised how quickly a few “just ten more minutes” add up. All of a sudden, it’s 8:30 and you have thirty minutes to shower, get dressed, and get yourself to work by 9 o’clock which is…. Well, probably impossible. Besides, now instead of getting a jumpstart on your morning and being able to get ready at a normal pace, you’re rushing like a maniac and stressing out over …

Losing weight for good and feeling full has never been so easy with these tips

When it comes to food, we’ve always known that the less we eat the less we weigh. The popular old saying a  moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips’ is a good case in point. It’s why people aiming to lose weight try so hard to burn more calories than they produce. Our eating habits have changed to the point where we monitor our calorie intake rigorously and scrutinise every food label. But while eating less is a good way to avoid becoming overweight, it’s not necessarily a good way to lose the weight you’ve already gained. Simply skipping dessert, cutting down on fatty foods and even exercising more in order to lose weight doesn’t work for everyone. What a Diet Does to the Body Willpower and a healthier lifestyle alone may not be as effective as we think when we start a diet. That’s because they don’t take your biology into account. The way food affects your hormones, the way fat is stored, and even your body’s metabolism should also be considered. …