I LOVE peanut butter. I eat it almost everyday, yet every once in a while I wish I had another yummy spread to put on rice cakes, rice crackers or celery. Other nut butters are a perfect alternative to peanut … Continue reading
Iron is an essential nutrient, as it is part of the hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood. There are two types of iron found in food which is absorbed by the body; heme and non-heme. Heme is found in … Continue reading
A clear visual from the Mayo Clinic on how important water is for many functions in the body. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM00594
Water is a very important component of good nutrition and keeping one’s body healthy. Without water, none of the chemical reactions necessary for life would be able to occur. Water is the massively important to our health and well being. … Continue reading
Strive for progress, not perfection. -Unknown Move more today than you did yesterday…
march, frolic, skip, jump, hop, run, laugh, climb, bounce, pedal, breathe, hike, hula hoop…..spring is in the air. move every day and feel great!
Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby(1826-93) As one grows older, muscle tone, flexibility and stamina wane…the good news it can all … Continue reading
Take a leap today…do 29 reps of each exercise in your routine, walk 29 minutes longer than usual, and for an added thrill tell yourself at least 29 times you are wonderful!
Today is THE day…because…your age + 10 years = less muscle mass, which might mean you have said to yourself I can’t do “that” anymore. While there are movements and activities one must leave behind decade by decade, a brisk … Continue reading
Strawberry Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Enjoy this perfect, after workout snack! Afternoon Snack: Dip Strawberries in Yogurt.