Sadly, 86 million adults have metabolic syndrome putting them at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes AND 1 in 11 Americans has diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which the body fails to properly use and store glucose. The good news is that eating a healthy diet, increasing physical activity, and losing weight can reverse Metabolic Syndrome as well as Type 2 Diabetes.
I really wanted to design a smoothie recipe that will allow me to take advantage of all the great fall flavors and nutrition. Some of the things that come to mind – sweet potato, pumpkin, apples, ginger, and cinnamon. Very warm flavors that are also guaranteed to provide me with a lot of fall nutrition. Make use of this recipe to try out some sunflower seed butter and see if you like it.
Making a smoothie is a blending process that makes use of the entire fruit and/or vegetable, skin and pulp included. Smoothies are an excellent way to get all the essential nutrients your body needs. You do not need to replace any of your meals with a smoothie to reap its benefits. You just need to be smart about your choice of ingredients. The health benefits of smoothies range from weight loss, improved digestion and immunity to healthier skin, nails and overall glow.
Cauliflower is an extremely healthy vegetable and is very low in calories. Cauliflower happens to be really delicious too. It has a mild nutty flavor that comes through with a hint of sweetness that’s very addictive. Because of its very versatile flavor profile, cauliflower has recently become a vegan switch-up superstar in other traditionally meat dishes. Try this “faux” oatmeal recipe and you will be pleasantly surprised at what your taste buds will discover!
One of the fun things I love to do during summer time is growing and taking care of the vegetables that I grow in my little backyard garden. Gardening is such a fulfilling experience when I get to harvest them and make simple delicious and healthy meals with them. Try adding fresh vegetables to any dish and you’ll be sure to get the full spectrum of the different antioxidants they provide. This vegetable omelette tastes great!
Adrenal fatigue happens when we allow our day-to-day stressors to spiral out of control, influencing and even taking control of our lives. If you don’t know how to deal with stress, the result can be imbalances in your body, mind, and spirit. The red flags are many and you can experience multiple symptoms at the same time. Find out how you can beat adrenal fatigue naturally and get the 10 easy fixes to reverse this condition.
Many different cultures around the world have used herbal medicine since ancient times to treat illnesses and assist bodily functions. Herbal remedies in the form of extracts, tinctures, capsules, and tablets as well as herbal teas are recommended here as a practical way to address a wide variety of medical conditions. Get these great herbal remedies as part of your natural treatments directed at healing.
Menopause brings on different physical and emotional challenges because of the hormonal imbalance that your body is experiencing. But you don’t have to deal with it alone or figure your way out the hard way. Get the 12 diet tips to help your body regulate and keep your network of hormones in harmony to achieve your best hormonal balance. Start these simple easy adjustments to your diet to feel better now.
This ghee recipe has only one ingredient and is quick and easy to prepare! Taste aside, ghee has some unique advantages in the kitchen compared to butter. First and foremost, it has a very high smoke point (almost 500°F or 255°C) and is therefore perfect for sautéing, baking and high heat grilling applications. Ghee also is more tolerable for those who are allergic to lactose and casein.
Once you understand your very own unique hormonal situation, you may want to consider a diet plan that is tailored to your needs to help you get better control over your weight loss efforts during this hormonal transition that we call menopause. Regardless of the type of diet you choose, you do not have to spend your menopausal years gaining weight and feeling miserable. The right diet can make it much easier to get the weight off.