The glycemic index explained… The glycemic index is a ranking system for carbohydrates based on their immediate effect on blood glucose levels. It compares carbohydrates gram for gram in individual foods, providing a numerical, evidence-based index of post-meal glycemia. Carbohydrates that break down rapidly during...

Are Mushrooms a SuperFood? Although mushrooms can be found in the produce section of the grocery, they are neither a fruit nor a vegetable. Mushrooms are not technically plants and therefore officially do not contain phytonutrients (plant nutrients.) However, the benefits of mushrooms are huge....

Healthy and quick breakfast bowl. Prep time is 5 minutes 7oz/200ml Natural Yogurt 1 Ripe Banana 1 Kiwi 1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds 1 Tablespoon Ground Flaxseeds 1 Tablespoon Mixed Seeds Agave Syrup or Honey to Taste (optional) If you have the 5 minutes to make...

Muscle Imbalances Cause Injuries Muscles in your body attach to bones. Contraction of these muscles creates movement in the body. This is a pretty simple concept. Unfortunately, when an individual is injured due to trauma, adhesions form in the muscles, which causes them to be...

Come to work prepared with healthy snacks, and you’ll improve focus, increase productivity, and avoid packing on pounds. Walnuts Walnuts are high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Snack tip: Pair a handful of walnuts with a piece of low-fat cheese, your favorite fruit,...

It is amazing how strategic many executives are in making business decisions but then use default reasoning when it comes to their personal health. Many treat their health much like a rental car: sleep, eat, and go (often skipping meals especially breakfast or eat on...

Roasted Yam and Granola Energy Boosting Snack Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato 1 cup yogurt 1/4 cup granola, seeds, nuts and/or oats 1 tsp. alternative sweetener (such as sorghum, agave, etc.) Pinch of salt Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Roast the sweet...

“Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” Whether it is your first business, your first fitness regimen, your first relationship or your seasoned professional services, you likely were not successful immediately. It took experiences to create wisdom, failures to...

Is Sugar Addictive Like a Drug? Sugar and sweets have become the tools we wield to reward our children’s accomplishments, to demonstrate our love and our pride in them, to motivate them, to entice them. Could it be that our attraction to sugary sweets can...

Do you remember when you first started exercising? Remember how difficult a push-up was? Or how impossible you thought it was to perform a proper back squat? However, after a few weeks these moves began to feel natural, they were almost instinctual. The truth is,...