All posts tagged: how to eat healthier

Detoxifying and cholesterol lowering all in a cup.

The pungent scent in celery butylphthalide is a component that helps reduces bad cholesterol. Celery is rich in vitamin C and also commonly known for it’s detoxing capability due to it’s high alkaline properties. This understated vegetable is best consumed on a daily basis to help promote overall health. When selecting celery, look out for firm crisp stalks with fresh green leaves, if you find celery too pungent for your liking try choosing ones lighter in colour, the darker shade will be stronger in scent and flavour. Store celery in the refrigerator placed veggie bag, to revive limp stalks let them soak in water for a few minutes prior using. 1 orange peeled, deseeded, and chopped. 1 celery stalk. 1 cutting of wheatgrass. 1 teaspoon of spirulina powder. 1 teaspoon maca. Place all ingredients into the blender, start at the lowest speed until a puree forms, turn the blender on high for last remaining seconds. The blending should take about 30 seconds, try not to over do it. Recipe serves as two portions, you can …

How to stop screwing yourself over.

There is a tonne of books on how to loose weight, eat well, live better..You’ve read it all, tried it. But it hasn’t worked, in fact somewhere along those lines you’ve managed gain little extra cushion amongst the knowledge. I couldn’t really tell how unhealthy I looked until comparing photos last night. All the diet fad’s got me no where, I would loose weight then pack it back on, had sporadic energy levels from cutting out specific food groups and missing out on the essential nutrients my body was craving. I’m happy to say at age 31 I have my health better in check, feeling great physically and all with just from a few small tweaks. Only you can decide what weight, size, the body you’re comfortable with. However we all have the face the fact that excess weight increases the risk of many health problems. If you’re on the heavier end of the scale any weight loss will reduce your risk of diseases, and chronic illness. Before you jump into conclusions and stones at …

Oh! The healthy eating fad…

I feel the need to share with you my journey so it is understood that eating healthy isn’t just a trend, it reflects on bringing up healthier children, and probably help improve the quality of life for you and those you love. I began taking charge of my diet at a very young age, the constant protest during meals was concerning dear mother, a visit to the pediatrician prompt in attempt to convince me that I needed to eat my share of rice and veggies as everyone else. Unfortunately the visit twisted things around, I vividly remember the doctor saying ‘let her eat whatever she wants, ice cream and cheese has calcium and protein that will help her grow, pizza is similar to eating bread that’s a good source for energy.’ ahhh! those joyous words, mum took it literally and awarded me with whatever a the 2 year old expert wanted, this meant a daily staple of Cheezels, ice cream, nuggets, and a cake. She didn’t know any better then, If you ask mum she’ll …