Carbohydrates are fuel for metabolism. Chemical reactions in cells require fuel. Muscles, from heart to digestive system to biceps and quads all use carbohydrate, in the form of glucose. Brain cells need twice the energy as other cells. The brain runs almost exclusively on glucose, using up about 20 percent of your daily calorie needs.
Salad is one of those things that you can get tired of pretty quickly. Have you ever heard someone announce in a restaurant that they are just dying for a salad? So here are some easy ways to put a gourmet spin on your bed of greens to make a drool-worthy meal…
Whip up one of these no-bake treats in no time! Plus download my new “Show Your Love” Valentine’s Day dessert booklet…
Looking to spoil your lover or loved one this V-day? Home cooking is the best way! Not only is it a lot healthier, but it tastes so much better because you make it fresh. Plus no reservations required, just a quick trip to your local gourmet market!
With the AFC and NFC championship games coming up this weekend, it’s time to dust off two healthy recipes perfect for your get-together. Who says that healthy + tasty can’t go together?
During my work with National Kale Day over the past year, I’ve met some really inspiring people. I love to share their stories and pass on their knowledge about diet, exercise and healing to our community of healthy lifestylers! This year I met Fern Langham, YT, AADP, renowned for her artful approach to healing that combines wisdom from her extensive training in yoga, meditation, nutrition and holistic health.
Looking for healthy superbowl fare that won’t kill your New Year’s resolution? I know it’s still three weeks until the final game of the post-season, but why not already enjoy these for this weekend’s AFC and NFC Championship game?
Making soups is easy, fun, and can save a lot of time in the kitchen since they double as additional mess-free meals throughout the week and can be packed for an easy lunch. So here’s the master list of skinny soups, along with the grocery list and my picks for the best storage containers.