Healthy Eating, Healthy Living = Balance

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.”--Thomas Merton

You cannot have a healthy lifestyle without balance. Living a balanced life is the ability to take all that life throws at us from work, home, relationships, health and finances, and learning how to offset these negative events with positive, healthy habits. When you are able to maintain balance, you feel that you are actually living, rather than just rushing through the days.


Five Superfoods You Need Daily

Superfoods are nutrient powerhouses that pack large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals. Eating them may reduce the risk of chronic disease,  prolong life, keep your weight at a healthy level and increase energy and well-being.

1) Berries- Contain 50 to 100 calories per serving when eaten raw and are  loaded with vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. All berries with strong red and blue colors have phytochemicals that can potentially reduce cancer rates and other chronic diseases.Studies have shown that  strawberries are involved in inhibiting inflammatory enzymes that is involved in the etiology of many diseases.

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs- What's the real story?

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs- What's the real story?

The first thing people do when they want to lose weight is cut their carbohydrates because of some myth started by No Carb Cults who brainwash us into believing  All Carbs are Evil. The reality is You Need Carbs. In fact, eliminating them not only harms your health but harms your ability to lose fat. Hundreds of studies conducted at respected universities and research centers have shown that the right carbs help you eat less, burn more calories, feel more energized and less stressed, and lower cholesterol.

A Simple Exercise That Boosts Immune System and Detoxification

I need to confess... I have a new addiction. Its called Rebounding. The great news is that it takes only a few minutes a day! A Rebounder is a tiny trampoline that you can store under your bed. It's a low impact workout that does not stress your joints yet it's a powerful fat burner. It also strengthens your entire musculoskeletal system: your bones, muscles, connective tissue, and even organs.