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How super are “Superfoods”?

How super are “Superfoods”?

The moniker “superfood” gets thrown around a lot these days, touting the magical powers of everything from coffee, to kale, to coconut oil. But is all that hype really worth it? Are these foods really so miraculous they deserve the title of Super? The term dates back...
MAKE YOUR YARD WORK A TOTAL BODY WORKOUT

MAKE YOUR YARD WORK A TOTAL BODY WORKOUT

Hooray – spring may finally be here! And with it, our enthusiasm for working in the garden. Unfortunately, we often overdo it those first few days or use our body in a poor way and end up with an early season injury. This post will cover some tips for avoiding injury,...
Great Greens!

Great Greens!

When it comes to eating leafy greens, the question I am often asked is, “Which one is the BEST?”. We are always looking to get the most bang for our buck, especially when it comes to what we eat.  Most of the time we’d rather get one “super-food” than a whole bunch of...
Nutrition for Heart Health

Nutrition for Heart Health

A well-functioning heart is essential for our body’s ability to carry out every function it needs to survive. It’s no wonder, then, that so much emphasis is placed on eating in specific ways, and in certain amounts, to keep the heart working as well as it can. Most...
Rewards of Habitual Exercise for Seniors

Rewards of Habitual Exercise for Seniors

We have all read about and know the importance of habitual exercise and healthy eating habits. Despite that as we age, sometimes we don’t make time for exercise in our daily routine and we slip into neglecting something very important for us. The benefits of a...