Magnesium is one of the most important elements your body needs, in addition to oxygen, water, and basic food. You need magnesium for over 350 chemical reactions in your body so it is vital to increase your magnesium intake from food or supplements. This important mineral can be found in your bones, teeth, and red blood cells. The level of magnesium in your body can be affected by many factors so knowing how to ensure adequate levels will provide you with many health benefits.
Today there is a rise in popularity of some so-called “superfoods.” This widespread trend is to add more nutrient-dense foods into the diet. You may also have started to hear these superfoods referred to as functional foods. Adding these foods to your diet from this simple short list of functional foods is not a daunting task. These foods can easily be found at your local supermarkets. So, let today be the day to jump on the bandwagon and get more functional foods in your diet.
The job of a Functional Nutritionist is to closely look at how food “functions” in your body not just to make sure you get nourishment but also to see what kinds of foods are influencing your overall health daily and beyond. After all – we eat every day and what we eat impacts our biochemistry. The best part of a functional nutrition approach is that it is not a one-size-fits-all when it comes to looking at your overall health. Your unique biochemistry and lifestyle matter on every level.
Need some clarification on the recent bad rap on carbs. Well, carbohydrates are necessary for energy. However, carbohydrates have taken a rather bad rap these days with the rising popularity of the low carb diets. Consuming carbohydrates may not be bad for everyone, including you. And it matters what type of carbs you are consuming. That’s why it is so important to be in the know about the different types of carbs available.
Do you have a desire to have outrageously gorgeous healthy skin at any age? The key is to nourish your skin from within. Find out how to start your journey to great looking skin with these simple skin care tips. Learn important insights like how good digestion and a body free from toxins is very apparent in the glow of your skin. And how water is vital for healthy supple skin and everything you eat literally becomes you and will show up in your skin. Be in the know!
Every year we vow to be a little less indulgent but let’s face it — life is short, and who doesn’t love great food or a special bottle of wine during our celebrations? The good news is you don’t have to wait to start the process of detoxifying your body and getting back some control in your diet as we enter the new year. If you are ready for your overhaul, this is a time to shed toxins and get a whole-body cleanse while rebuilding your system.
Over 20 million Americans suffer from some form of pain, tingling, and numbness in the hands, arms, feet, and legs – all of which can progress and cause continual discomfort for years. This condition is known as neuropathy and it is quite complex. Fortunately, with lifestyle and dietary changes along with some supplementation, neuropathy can be kept under control and you can enjoy a pain-free life. Reduce your symptoms with these natural remedies.
Going gray doesn’t have to be a negative thing if you are taking good care of your hair along with your body in general. “Granny hair” continues to trend with young women going to their salons to get their shades of gray while those aging gracefully with natural grays are daringly showing off their hair that doesn’t require such expensive attention. And some women agree it’s empowering and freeing to go gray and enjoying what can be a mesmerizingly powerful look.
Most of us have experienced a day or two of feeling down from time to time. It is a normal part of being a human being dealing with life’s everyday demands, work, raising children, and more. But sometimes feeling down can last longer than we realize and can become a part of us so much that we forget what it may be like to be truly happy. Dealing with the symptoms and finding ways to get a clear plan and positive thinking can bring more joy and peace to your world.
Having beautiful skin is more than just a confidence-booster – it’s a barometer of your current state of health from the outside in. Did you know that everything you put on your skin will get absorbed into your body? Even your favorite skin care products can be full of harmful ingredients, toxins, and chemicals? The good news is natural skin care is available, and their long list of benefits will go beyond the skin. Get radiant skin and glow from the inside out!