Fat and oils are an important part of a healthy diet providing sustaining dense energy at approximately 40 calories per teaspoon (9 calories per gram), as well providing and/or helping you use the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Having some fat in your daily diet provides satiety, good health, and is important for everyone; it also makes food taste good!
We all know that it is important to spend time in the sun. It feels good and provides us with vitamin D that is so necessary for our health. The problem, however, is that too much sun exposure combined with not having enough protection can cause painful sunburns. When it comes to protection and sunscreens, there is a lot to be said about choosing the right sunscreen.
Soy is everywhere these days, but depending on who you ask , you will receive different responses as to whether it is a healthy or harmful food... Let's dig in and get to the bottom of what soy is, and how it can be used to benefit your diet!
You may or may not have heard of the famous PiYo workout. Put simply, it’s a high-energy, continual routine that blends Pilates and yoga to burn calories and tone muscles.
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One of the best things about summer is the abundance of local produce available at farmer’s markets across the country. You don’t even have to get up early on Saturday morning anymore to score great seasonal fruit as there are many farmers markets available mid-week and in the evening in most cities. Let's see what you should be looking for at your local market.
There are many ways you can have an outdoor adventure. Mountain biking, rock climbing, surfing, and skiing are all popular along with plenty of family-friendly options. If you are unsure how to start enjoying the great outdoors it is best to start simple: camping. As with any adventurous pursuit, the key to a successful and enjoyable time is proper planning.
Here is a one pot chicken dinner that is quick and so easy to make yet fancy enough to serve it for company!
I love the flavors that the cooked citrus adds to this dish. The bitterness from the rind, the tanginess of the grapefruit, as well as the sweetness of the orange really make this dish so different!
A good summer vibe goes along great with a set schedule of a few key things that helps you make the most of your day.
If your goal is to wake up early and kick start your morning routine with an energizing movement jolt, then get to it! You’ll quickly feel good vibes all day long!
As William James observed, “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” Let’s face it, a wandering, stressed out, anxious, sleep-deprived mind is not a happy, healthy mind.
If your goal is to get rid of unwanted fat, tone up stubborn body parts, and feel energized throughout your day, then it’s time to get on it with a fitness routine that produces real results. This Mega Moves Series will help condition and tone your body using your Total Gym so that you’re ready to strut your stuff this summer.