Category Archives: Energy

Listen To Your Body: 10 Signs You May Be Nutrient Deficient

Many of us strive to eat healthy every day but it can be hard to know how well we are really doing.  How do you know if you’re eating enough of certain nutrients?  Although we may associate nutrient deficiencies with developing nations, the typical American diet can also leave some big nutritional gaps. The truth […]

Get More Energy the Natural Way

When your body is low on energy, it relies on everything from blood sugar to adrenaline. If you’re feeling extremely fatigued and in need of a recharge, here are some ways you can give yourself an energy boost – the natural way. There are several different body mechanisms that control your energy levels throughout the […]

Why Your Workout Isn’t Working Out

Have you ever worked out for a significant period of time and noticed ZERO changes to your body?  If you have, it can be one of the most discouraging realizations.  After all, getting yourself off the couch and to the gym is a feat of strength on it’s own, never mind if all that hard […]

Plan a Healthy Winter Getaway

Mid-January usually marks the beginning of the mass exodus from the cold and wintery North down to the South. This time of year, nothing sounds better than a warm beach, a cold beverage and endless amounts of buffet food.  Wait, not so fast! Vacations don’t have to involve binging on unhealthy food and over-indulging on […]

A Fit Heart is a Fit Start

Exercise is probably one of the top things on your New Year’s resolutions list. You’ve heard it before … vigorous aerobic exercise three to five times a week for at least 30 minutes is key to a healthy heart and body. Aerobic exercise burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, strengthens the heart and is a […]

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

With family gatherings, and lots of indulgent food surrounding us, it’s very easy to unintentionally pack on a few extra pounds during the holiday season. Since the year is coming to an end, many people are starting to think about goals that they look forward to accomplishing next year. We’re here to help you with […]

Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging Tips

September is Healthy Aging Month.  Getting older is a natural part of life, but it doesn’t mean we have to succumb to poor health.  As we age, lean body mass and metabolic rate decrease, which in turn, can affect our ability to effectively absorb certain minerals and vitamins.   Although older adults need less calories overall, they […]

5 Foods for Your Best Beach Body

In order to achieve a beach body that you’re comfortable with, a healthy diet, along with regular exercise is key. However, it can be difficult to keep yourself in check, as there are so many tempting summer treats.  To combat those cravings, here are some of our favorite healthy (and delicious!) foods to help you […]

Are You Constantly Snacking?

It’s 10:00 am and all of a sudden, your stomach is growling.  You think to yourself, I had breakfast not that long ago, how can I already be hungry?  Or maybe it’s 1:00 pm, you just finished your lunch, and you’re hungry again. If you’ve ever gotten back from a meal to find yourself already […]

Get the Most out of Your Workout

Nutrition plays a vital role both before and after physical activity. An active body requires carbohydrate and fat for fuel, protein for recovery and repair, vitamins and minerals to maintain energy metabolism and water to hydrate and prevent fatigue.  It’s important your body gets the right amount of nutrients before your activity begins, but then […]