Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

  • Complications Caused by Heart Disease
    Healthy Eating,  Healthy Living,  Heart Health,  Sugar,  Weight

    Complications Caused by Heart Disease

    If you have heart disease, your heart will be less efficient at pumping blood. The blood vessels throughout your body, which facilitate blood flow to various organs, may become damaged as well. Let’s talk about complications caused by heart disease. These conditions can have significant effect on your heart as well as your other organs. The harder your heart has to work to maintain the blood circulation to your body, the more likely it is that you’ll experience one of the major complications from heart disease. Heart Disease’s Major Complications Heart disease can cause serious health issues and events that affect your heart, events such as heart attacks and congestive…

  • Causes of Heart Disease
    Healthy Eating,  Healthy Living,  Heart Health

    5 Major Causes of Heart Disease You Should Avoid

    It’s wonderful to have choices and so important to take to heart (pun intended) that many of the choices you make every day can impact your heart health. Choosing to exercise and eat right every day is a decision that helps keep your heart in good working order. Opting to lie on the couch and eat junk food doesn’t do you or your heart any favors. Despite how simple this may seem; you might not realize how much of an effect these decisions have on the health of your heart. It’s especially important for habits that negatively impact key risk areas; risk areas such as cholesterol and blood pressure. These…

  • What Healthy Eating Means to You
    Healthy Eating,  Healthy Living,  Heart Health,  Sugar,  Weight

    What Healthy Eating Means to You

    One of the biggest challenges when it comes to healthy eating really isn’t developing new habits. Before you work on changing habits, it’s important to define what healthy eating means to you. The truth is it’s going to be different for everyone, so before you begin adding new healthy eating habits, it’s a good idea to understand what healthy eating means to you. What Are Your Current Eating Habits? To figure out what you want your healthy eating to look like, begin with where you are now. How and what do you eat on a daily basis? Write down what you eat in a typical week, not just one day.…

  • Clean Eating,  Detoxing,  Healthy Eating,  Healthy Living,  Weight

    6 Ways to Stay Focused On Sound Nutrition

    In our world, let’s just admit it, gas stations contain more snacks and sodas than they have fuel for your car! It seems there’s a drive-thru on just about every corner, and it can be hard to focus on good nutrition. The temptation is everywhere! Time is short, you’re tired and stressed, it’s easy to give in and get fast food. Here are some simple ways you can stay focused on nutrition without obsessing! Make a plan! Plan in advance when you go out to eat. Almost all big chain restaurants will have a menu available online to show you your choices. If you spend a little bit of time…

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    Clean Eating,  Healthy Eating,  Healthy Living,  Self Improvement,  Weight

    Health & Wellness When Working From Home

    Positive effects can include having more control over your schedule. This can include reclaiming time for exercise because you don’t have to endure a long, stressful commute. When you don’t have to fight traffic every work day, you can use that time to move more. Just taking an early morning walk gets your blood flowing, clears your head and sets you up for a productive day. Another positive effect can be a reduction in overall stress. Certainly a commute comes into play, but too often we hear about office politics and gossip. If you’re not the one gossiping, being out of this dynamic can be foster a serious improvement in…

  • Healthy Eating,  Healthy Living,  Weight

    Holiday Weight Gain

    Do you realize the holidays, with the eating challenges accompanying them, actual begin in October? With them come the threat of holiday weight gain. It’s true! Buying Halloween candy is in full swing long before the actual holiday. And with the purchasing of all the candy, too often comes the eating of all the candy. During the holidays, other than candy, what is and isn’t good for you to eat can be pretty confusing. You’ll hear a lot of mixed opinions and contradictory information, so let’s get a basic run down of what to eat and what to avoid. By creating a list for yourself of what foods you can…

  • Healthy Eating

    Getting Processed Foods Out of Your Diet

    Tips for Getting Processed Foods Out of Your Diet If you‘ve been paying attention to just about anything written in the past thirty to forty years, you’ve no doubt heard repeatedly that processed food should only be eaten very occasionally if at all. This is because researchers have studied the effects processed foods have on your body, and their conclusion is very simply that they are not good for you. This knowledge moves many to avoid these foods, so if you are in line with that thinking, the next few paragraphs will give you a few tips to help you with getting processed foods out of your diet. Where to…

  • Healthy Eating

    Get Your Eating Back on Track

    Get Your Eating Back on Track Are you feeling challenged to get your eating back on track? I know I have been, so I decided to share my thoughts on the subject with you. It’s not that I’m doing the fast food drive through, but I know I’m eating more chips and bread and cheese lately. These are foods (especially the gluten and dairy) that don’t help me feel well or think clearly. Lately, thinking clearly and being productive have been challenging. Could be stressers like Covid, the news, politics; maybe so, but I’ve been doing this healthy eating stuff long enough to know to step back and look at…

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    Reasons to Change Your Diet

    10 Reasons to Change Your Diet So many people are feeling challenged this year, and many are looking at reasons to change your diet to improve things. Many thought “it” would be 2 or 3 months and then back to normal… Not so much, so how do you deal? One of the best approaches you can take is to use this time to transform yourself; to reinvent your health. Making a change, whether sudden or slowly over time, from a diet of processed food to one that is largely made up of whole, unprocessed food is one of the best things you can do for your immediate and long term…