How we can minimize weight gain during the holidays
Most of us gain at least a few pounds during the holiday season. Food nourishes our body but it also nourishes our soul too, and it makes us feels good. But almost everything that is good does come with a little price to pay. So how can we minimize our weight gain and still enjoy our food?
The healthiest alternatives to wheat flour
We are losing our seed diversity. Throughout history we have consumed 6000 different plant species, yet now now across the world we eat only 9 and of those just 3 (rice, corn and wheat) provide us with 50% of our calorie intake.
How to create a habit and stick to it
We all have something that we want to achieve, maybe short term or long term goals. And we have a purpose for doing it. We may even have every resource imaginable that we need for achieving it. However, we still can’t do it or we give up very quickly.
How can new technology help improve your health and well-being?
Technology is improving every day, we are starting to see so many fitness tracking devices, even ones that track your sleep too. And many of these can actually be really great tools to help you realize how much activity you are doing each day, as well to understand the quality of your sleep.
A simple way to improve our body’s own defense
Sleep is one of the most overlooked things that can have a big impact on our health. We may think that if we’re generally sleeping around seven to eight hours without waking up that we are a good sleeper. But did you know that a lack of good quality sleep can impact almost every physiological aspect in our life?
Are vegetable oils healthy?
You have probably heard that vegetable oils are better and healthier alternatives than butter or coconut oils because they are rich in saturated fat sources. Is this true?
Are you gluten sensitive?
Do you already know that you are sensitive to gluten? Or maybe you have some of the symptoms, such as digestion problems or brain fog, but you didn’t find a specific connection yet? Maybe something that you are consuming could be triggering your health issues.
Can prolonged fasting help improve our immune system?
Fasting, like exercise, is often seen just as something that we can use for weight loss purposes. Although fasting has been known and practiced for thousands of years. It has been used as a spiritual practice and for healing from diseases and a very beneficial and powerful practice, especially for metabolically unhealthy individuals.
How to build and strengthen our bones
As we age, if we are leading a sedentary lifestyle for a longer period then we will lose not only muscle mass but also bone density as well. If we are not getting enough nutrients, or not supplementing with vitamins and minerals, then this could lead to osteoporosis.