MCT Oil – The Fat That Helps Make You Thinner.

MCT Oil – The Fat That Helps Make You Thinner.

MCT seems to be the buzz word in losing weight these days. MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides. They are a type of fatty acid that is derived from coconut oil and palm oil. MCT is considered to be a super fuel for your cells, because it boosts fat burning and increases mental clarity. The amount […]

The Best Fluid You Need To Drink A Lot Of!

The Best Fluid You Need To Drink A Lot Of!

You probably have heard that you are what you eat! But, you are mostly all about what you drink! Water is the key ingredient. The best fluid is clear, pure, preferably filtered water! According to  the National Institute of Health, about 60 percent of the average adult human body is made of water. This includes […]

Sugar: Have You Been Consuming Too Much?

Sugar: Have You Been Consuming Too Much?

It seems that between November 1st and January 2, many people get engulfed in holiday celebrations. Food is an important part of celebrations. Seasonal holidays are related to many special recipes. Many we just don’t have all year long. Many contain way too much sugar and saturated fat!  A steady supply not only creates weight […]

Healthy Holiday Eating With Ingredient Substitution

Healthy Holiday Eating With Ingredient Substitution

Every holiday season, especially December bring about a festival of food choices. For those of us with digestive problems this can be very difficult. But there are ingredient substitutions that we can make when preparing our own meals and desserts. Make a shopping list and find most of these ingredients in your local health food […]

Is Hot Chocolate Good For You?

Is Hot Chocolate Good For You?

You can believe that it is good for you! If you indulged in a few cups of hot chocolate this month don’t feel guilty. But of course that depends upon what type of chocolate you chose to consume. Many research studies have actually determined that this is a very beneficial liquid and even in solid […]

Is Ketogenic Dieting For You?

Is Ketogenic Dieting For You?

Many benefits come with being on a ketogenic diet, including the reduction of developing cancers, but there are side effects. A research article titled A Ketogenic Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan in Adult Mice was published in Cell Metabolism ,(2017;26 (3):  539 DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.08.005) studies the various beneficial concepts of a high protein, low carb food plan. Dr. […]

Two More Senior Athletes Bypass Age Related Theories

Two More Senior Athletes Bypass Age Related Theories

Jim Arrington is the newest member to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Age related segregation should never exist when people like Jim are proving how aging can be put on hold! Jim is 85-years in chronological age and a great-grandfather! He usually exercises two to three times a week for about an hour, […]

When Is A Hot Dog Not a Hot dog?

When Is A Hot Dog Not a Hot dog?

Along with hamburgers, hot dogs seem to fit right into summer foods for grilling. While most of them aren’t the healthiest protein source, Oscar Mayer seems to have added a healthier twist. But it doesn’t really improve upon the quality. An article that was written by a reporter for the Associated Press said that Oscar […]

Exercise Aids in Reducing Total Fat In Postmenopausal Women

Exercise Aids in Reducing Total Fat In Postmenopausal Women

Exercising 300 minutes per week has been shown to be better at reducing total fat and other adiposity measures, especially for obese women, during a one-year clinical trial. This is an important finding because body fat has been associated with increased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, (as well as other diseases) according to an article […]

February Is Much More Than Chocolate and Flowers

February Is Much More Than Chocolate and Flowers

February is known mostly for Valentine’s Day. Giving boxes of chocolate and beautiful flowers to loved ones is common. But it is also heart health month. The health of our hearts also is linked to our brain health. Poor blood flow in the brain can chip away at brain functioning. When thinking skills become increasingly […]