Macronutrients: What are They and What do They Do?

Macronutrients: What are They and What do They Do?

If you’ve heard about micro and macronutrients, but you’re not sure exactly what they are and what they do, here’s the lowdown: Simply put, macronutrients are the major nutrient groups that your body needs – protein, carbohydrates, and fats. They’re the main nutrients...
Vitamin D and Summer Sun

Vitamin D and Summer Sun

Summer is here and many of you are spending more time outside – whether on vacation or just on the weekends. It’s time to take a critical look at your body’s need or Vitamin D. Studies show that Americans are generally low in this necessary vitamin– almost half...
Diet and High Cholesterol

Diet and High Cholesterol

Diet and high cholesterol are not always thought of together but  what you eat can affect your levels. Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body does need cholesterol to build healthy cells, but as with so many other substances, too much of a good...
Nine Benefits of Taking a Daily Walk

Nine Benefits of Taking a Daily Walk

It’s not necessary to train like an Olympic athlete to be healthy. In fact, too much exercise is actually less healthy. The maximum health benefits from exercise can be reached with a modest routine. Doing more will make you fitter, but not healthier. You also...
Digestive Problems and GMOs

Digestive Problems and GMOs

One in four Americans suffer from digestive problems. While popping antacids may provide temporary relief, it certainly doesn’t address the cause of the problem. “Finding the cause, and a correct treatment, is doomed to failure if it involves antacids, inhibiting...

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