4 Disadvantages of Eating Too Much Protein

Protein (along with carbohydrates and fat) is one of the three macronutrients your body needs to function properly. It has many health benefits including helping your body build and repair cells, helping your body make antibodies, enzymes, and hormones, and helping your cuts heal. However, you can get too much of a good thing, and protein is no exception. In […]

6 tips to start a healthy lifestyle

Adopting a healthy lifestyle sometimes requires a support system. Exercising can be much more fun when you’re with another person. And if you lack self-motivation, solo training and healthy eating can be a challenge. If you’re ready to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle, you’ll need to adopt some healthy habits that will help you reach your goals. Here […]

5 reasons why you should stretch

Stretching is very important at the beginning and end of an exercise. But its functions go beyond preventing strains and sprains. So why stretch? 1. Stretching before beginning an exercise prevents injuries. Helps muscles “warm up” and prepare before moving on to more intense exercises. Helps prevent “pulled muscles.” Allows for a greater range of motion. For example, if you […]

Whiskey, wine and a good night’s sleep: prevent the ill effects of alcohol on your sleep

The late-night drink has a strong following: up to 15% of people use alcohol to seduce the sandman, large-scale surveys show. The sleep-inducing effects of alcohol occur partly because it’s a muscle relaxant (relaxed muscles help you fall asleep faster) and partly because it’s a psychological (or emotional) relaxant, says clinical psychologist Michael J. Breus, Ph. .D., author of Restful […]

Women’s health: nutrition during pregnancy is for all women of childbearing age

During pregnancy your nutritional needs will increase. Even before you get pregnant, it’s a good idea to do everything you can to start eating healthy and taking a women’s multivitamin. A prenatal multivitamin is a better option during pregnancy. Let’s start with the recommended daily intake of food during pregnancy. DURING PREGNANCY: 7 or more fruits and vegetables (3 fruits/4 […]

Advantages of Sonamasuri Hand Pounded Rice

Go on a diet? Does this mean stop eating your favorite food, rice? If yes, then read on to find out a healthy way to keep rice in your diet. The answer is to go traditional. Eat what was eaten for thousands of years before machines were invented. Substitute Sona Masuri’s pale hand-pounded rice for the ubiquitous polished rice. Eat […]

Keto Diet – What do you know about?

Hello, I am writing this blog on a topic that I simply have to share because it has been transformative for my wife and I… the Keto diet. My wife hadn’t made any plans to start dieting this year, although we both needed to lose weight, as we’ve both gained 20-25 pounds since retiring in 2013. What happened was: In […]