Imagine your week as a blank canvas, waiting for you to paint it with vibrant and nutritious meals. Planning ahead isn't just about knowing what you'll eat; it's about ensuring that your body receives the right nutrients at the right time. By planning your meals, you gain control over your diet, making it easier to make healthier choices.
In the midst of modern life, where stress and anxiety often find their way into our daily routine, understanding the link between nutrition and mental health becomes paramount. At fit-flavors, we believe that what you eat plays a pivotal role not only in shaping your physical well-being but also in nurturing your mental and emotional health.
One of the most important steps you can take to improve your health, boost energy levels, and prevent diseases is to add more fruit and vegetables into your diet. Plant-based eating shines brightly as a healthy lifestyle choice.
Life moves fast, and it's easy to get caught up in the chaos and neglect the gentle whispers that our bodies send us. Just like any well-tuned instrument, our bodies communicate with us in subtle ways, letting us know when something might be off balance – especially when it comes to our nutrition. Learning to listen to these signals can be the key to maintaining optimal health and well-being.
From fad diets to promising rapid weight loss to meal replacements flooding the market, it's easy to be tempted by the idea of a quick fix. However, focusing on making a lifestyle change rather than adopting a temporary diet is not only more effective for long-term health and well-being but also offers a more sustainable approach to overall wellness.
These remarkable foods are packed with an abundance of essential nutrients, antioxidants, and health-promoting properties. With their ability to provide a wide array of benefits, superfoods have become a cornerstone of a balanced and nourishing diet.
Mindful eating is a practice that involves paying attention to the food you're eating, the way it tastes, and how it makes you feel. It's about being present and fully engaged in the experience of eating, rather than rushing through your meals or eating while distracted.
Staying hydrated is essential for maintaining good health and overall well-being. Our bodies are made up of about 60% water, and proper hydration is necessary for many bodily functions, including regulating body temperature, delivering nutrients to cells, and removing waste.
Spring is in the air, and it's the perfect time to give your health and wellness routine a little spring cleaning! Just like we declutter our homes and freshen up our living spaces, our bodies also need a little spring cleaning to help us feel our best.
Research has long suggested that diet plays an important role in overall productivity. That’s because when we consume foods that are packed with nutrition, our bodies get the energy they need to stay energized throughout the day.
The Fearsome Project consists of a 2,194 mile hike through the Appalachian Trail to bring awareness to Multiple Sclerosis and highlight resilience in the face of MS and other extreme challenges we face in life.
Let's talk about B Vitamins! You've probably heard of Vitamin B12 as it is a popular supplement for energy. Or maybe biotin (B7) which is often used for healthy hair, skin, and nails. Did you know that there are 8 B vitamins in all?
Being able to cook or quickly prepare meals and snacks at home is important in building a long-term healthy lifestyle. Otherwise, you will be consuming processed foods or eating out for all your meals. You might think, "How will I make room for cooking with my schedule"? Or "I have enough money to spend on going out, it’s not that big of a deal."
As you age, your body begins to need fewer calories. This can sometimes lead to a lack of important vitamins in your diet. Seniors are especially prone to deficiencies in Vitamin C, Vitamin D, B Vitamins, Calcium, and Fiber.
I love flavorful food, and sauces take any meal to the next level. I get a lot of inspiration from sauces when I go out to eat. For example, I was recently at a Mexican Cantina enjoying a piece of grilled Mahi Mahi over a bed of Spanish rice on a yellow tomato puree. There was citrus salsa and micro greens on top of the fish. Fancy! Can you picture this?!
We all remember that school started with basic math, then algebra, then geometry, then algebra 2, then calculus. We needed the foundation before we could take our basics and apply them to complex math equations. Nutrition is exactly like that.