How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions to get healthy and fit? Everyone starts out with such high expectations of succeeding in their New Year’s resolutions but only a few achieve them. If you have been struggling to achieve (or start) your New Year’s resolutions to get healthy in the new year, a group challenge might be just what you need to get you motivate. [Read more…]
Most of us associate a detox with an extreme hunger, strange foods, low energy, and colonics. We might feel healthier in the end, but is it truly worth suffering through deprivation? But what if you could detox without hunger or low energy. There is a new and fun alternative to traditional detoxes that allows you to eat delicious, healthy foods; maintain your energy; increase your metabolism and even lose weight. It’s a new kind of detox that’s a giant jumpstart for your health and a reboot for your metabolism. It is called a teatox, and you can do it in just two weeks!
Recent research shows that probiotics are important to good health. They have impact many vital body functions and are the secret to the anti-aging process. Many people take a multi-vitamin each day as a preventative. The truth is that probiotics are likely more important than your multi-vitamin.
Probiotics are the valuable bacteria that live primarily in your gastrointestinal tract (also known as the GI tract or gut), which goes from your mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, to the rectum. Your GI tract is a diversified bionetwork of bacteria, fungi, and protozoa called the intestinal or gut flora. There is a continuous battle going on in your GI tract between the bad and the good bacteria. If you have a strong GI tract flora, you have a robust defense force of good bacteria or probiotics. The GI tract barrier is your protective protection against unfavorable attackers, such as bacteria, toxins, and allergens, which enter our bodies on a daily via air, food, and water. [Read more…]
If you are doing the 8-Week Health & Weight Loss Challenge or just trying to increase your water intake for optimal health, you know that plain water can be very boring. Sometimes you just need a little something to jazz up your water to make it a little more palatable. Below are 30 things to add to your water to make it much more enjoyable to drink.