With fad diets abounding, it's a wonder we know what to eat at all: Eat only protein, don't eat any protein. Fat is bad, some fats are good. Carbohydrates make you fat, carbohydrates help you lose weight. It's enough to drive you crazy. The truth is that your body needs all these nutrients—protein, carbohydrates, and fat—in a healthy balance to maximize your fitness walking. The key is to know how much of each type to eat, when to eat them, and what foods provide the most power to their punch. When used correctly, the following power foods can help you lose weight, rev up your energy, strengthen muscles and bones, and keep you injury-free. So don't pull your hair any longer; here's one sane power-eating plan you can live with forever! Carbs for Weight Loss & Energy There are two types of carbohydrates: simple and complex. Simple carbohydrates are found in foods such as sugar and milk. Complex carbohydrates are found in the fibers and starches of plant foods. … [Read more...] about The Best Power Foods For Walkers
Summer has finally set in, which means you will now get to enjoy all this season’s delicious superfoods, which are not only full of flavor, but also packed with plenty of nutrients to keep you energized and hydrated through these dry, scorching days. Let’s take a look at some of the best fruits and vegetables you can pack your kitchen with this summer: These appetizing fruits are not only delicious, but they also possess a lot of health benefits. They contain incredibly powerful antioxidants, and cancer-preventive compounds, such as vitamin C, fibers, anthocyanins, and carotenoids, which means they will definitely keep you on the safe side when it comes to maintaining your longevity. Some of the best-kept secrets about these fruits, though, are its amazing property of relieving arthritis pain and of reducing sleep disorders. According to researchers, tart cherry juice is extremely helpful in enhancing your sleep quality, so if you are currently suffering from insomnia, … [Read more...] about Four Best Superfoods to Eat This Summer
The mighty moringa plant, or as it’s fondly called “miracle tree” is becoming the go-to plant to treat a variety of ailments. Moringa oleifera is originally found in its native country of South Asia, but is becoming abundant throughout the tropics. For centuries its leaves have been used to cure and prevent more than 300 different diseases. Moringa is sometimes called “drumstick tree,” or “horseradish tree,” and is easily recognized by its sturdy small, round leaves. Each one packed-full of protein, beta carotene, calcium, potassium, vitamin C and so much more. For more than 4,000 years, it has been used to make medicine and as a source of food. In fact, the use of moringa pre-dates the days of Alexander the Great, when he and his troops fought the mighty Ancient Maurian warriors of India. According to Roman historians, these warriors hardly ever got sick and survived on little … [Read more...] about Moringa: The power-packed plant
Despite the number of tonics, energy drinks and other so-called healthy beverages about there, water is still the best beverage for your general health, making all your bodily system work more smoothly. However, for some people, getting enough water during the day can be a problem, not only because of busy work schedules but because water can seem well – a bit boring. The goods news? There are plenty of ingredients that you probably already have around the house that can be added to water to make it not only taste fantastic but add to its health benefits as well. Citrus fruits are one of the best ingredients that you can add to any drink: it not only adds to its flavor, it can also make it a much healthier beverage. Great choices in this category include: Lemon. There’s a reason why lemon water has become such a wildly popular drink in recent times. It is full of vitamin C and other antioxidants to boost the immune system and increase the production of white blood cells … [Read more...] about The Best Ingredients to Add to Your Water
A few years ago I became interested in the healing power of essential oils and quickly found a few favorites. Those are; oregano oil, black seed oil, and magnesium oil. Essential oils are more than delicious smelling oils. These wildly healthful plant extracts can help you heal, maintain good body energy balances and can even be used, with caution, for your pets. Essential oils are very potent, and the utmost care and attention should be applied when using and handling these products. Some oils can be made simply and at home, but others need the distillation process to fully extract all their potent properties. And yes, if you’re really keen, you can purchase a distillation kit for around $400. To make your own, you will need a LOT of the plant material to start with. Always make sure to start with the very highest quality plant material, to ensure the best oils coming out the other end of the process. … [Read more...] about Do You Know Which Are The 3 Most Powerful Healing Essential Oils?