Showing posts from November, 2017

How the Power of Prevention Can Help Your Health Savings Account Grow

A majority of medical expenditures in this country pay for treatment of chronic conditions that are mostly preventable. Unfortunately, most people don't take their health seriously until after they get sick. Simply by eating well and exercising, you can avoid the medical conditions and expenses that affect the majority of Americans, allowing the money in your Health Savings Account to continue growing tax-free.

Only You Can Prevent Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes...

Most of us go through our lives stuck in our lifestyle patterns, with no idea of the power we have to positively influence our own health. And so by the time we're in our 40's most of us are on at least one regular medication. By the time we're in our 60's over 85% of all Americans have at least one degenerative disease. And by the time we are in our 70's we're dead.

But in fact, a majority of the diseases people suffer from as they age are almost totally preventable.

- Cancer: Researchers from the …

Maximize Your Health Savings Account by Eating the Right Foods

The people who will have the most money in their Health Savings Account are those who fully fund it, put the money in well-performing mutual funds, and stay healthy so they can avoid making premature withdrawals. Diet is the foundation of good health, and the healthiest diet you can eat is the one we evolved to eat, commonly known as The Paleo Diet.

Milk, Does It Do A Body Good? Part 1 - Calcium And Osteoporosis

We've all seen the advertisements, from the It Does A Body Good commercials to the Got Milk? campaign. It's been drilled into our heads, over and over again, that milk is absolutely essential to the body. If you're young, you need the protein, vitamins, and minerals for growth.

Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss

What Is Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent Fasting (IF) is the act of going without food or other caloric intake for a period of time, typically 15-24 hours. During this time, your body is unable to derive energy from incoming food and must instead turn to its stored energy (carbohydrates in the form of glycogen, amino acids, and fats) to maintain bodily functions. This is important as it gives the body time to focus on repair and immunity away from the highly energy intensive digestive process and forces the body to use all of its available energy pathways.

Health Benefits of Eating Raw & Fermented Foods

Quick! Name a fermented food.

What did you pick? Sourkraut? Kimchi? Chutney? Did you even think of cheese, sour cream, yogurt, sourdough bread or buttermilk pancakes?

Now, try your hand at naming a popular raw meat.

What's the Best Way to Lose Weight Fast?

Of all the many different ways to lose weight, only a few are truly effective for fast, healthy fat loss. Anyone can lose a few pounds quickly simply by cutting their calories drastically and/or doing marathon exercise sessions every day. But that is definitely NOT the best way to lose weight fast!

Why Choose Recipes For Gluten Free Diets?

Celiac disease is the reason that the gluten free diet exists. This is because people with celiac disease have an intolerance to this protein, and it harms the small intestine in these people by causing them to release antibodies that attack the small intestine.

Gluten Free Diets - 11 Tips

It can be difficult to both start and maintain gluten free diets. The following tips can help you make the gluten free diets transition a little easier.

Live Healthy With a Gluten Free Cookbook

There are two main categories of people who eat gluten free foods as a lifestyle. One, is people who have Celiac disease. They have to eat these special diets or risk their health because they have an intolerance to the protein and even the tiniest amount can make them sick. Other people go on this type of diet in order to be healthier and aid in weight loss. Regardless of why people start on this diet, it can be difficult to get in the habit.

Where to Find Recipes and Gluten Free Ingredients

If Celiac Disease has recently been diagnosed in your family, thoughts of recipes and gluten free dining are a top priority. Celiac disease is an allergy or intolerance to foods containing this protein. Unfortunately, it is found in many foods and it can be difficult to weed out the foods that do not contain it. The solution is to prepare food yourself.

Baking Gluten Free Desserts

Dessert lovers are absolutely crushed when they find out that they have celiac disease. Finding out that you have a disease is bad enough, but learning that you can no longer have the sweet desserts you love can make that feeling even worse. Changing your lifestyle to take on a gluten free diet is never an easy task, especially when it means you have to give up many of the foods you love.