Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat, which is heart-friendly. Avocados are also a great source of folic acid, fiber, and vitamins A & E. Abalanced diet is essential for a healthy body.
Poindexter gives a few shout outs and shares a little of himself.
Running nutrition: the primary fuel source for training and racing is carbohydrates and a small amount of fat.
Hello Moguls! Throughout the series I have highlighted particular foods by calling your attention to their color, that’s because every color of the food rainbow offers a unique mix of nutrients that will improve your health. The colors provide evidence that antioxidants, vitamins and minerals are present. Color also alerts us to fluids and fiber, two […]
Plan some meals around a vegetable main dish, such as a vegetable stir-fry or soup. Then add other foods to complement it.
Don’t skip breakfast. Studies show that eating a proper breakfast is one of the most positive things you can do if you are trying to lose weight. Breakfast skippers tend to gain weight. A balanced breakfast includes fresh fruit or fruit juice, a high-fibre breakfast cereal, low-fat milk or yoghurt, wholewheat toast, and a boiled […]
Maybe I’m just old school but I love the barbaric sport of football. Recently NFL players have been walking away from the sport at a very young age, I wholeheartedly respect their decision. It’s their decision! These players are walking away from millions, they make the conscious decision that their health is more valuable than […]
Carry low fat snacks with you or keep them in your desk at work. Snacks such as dried or fresh fruit or a small bag of nuts or pretzels are good options.
Exercise is a form of physical activity that is planned, structured, repetitive, and performed with the goal of improving health or fitness.
Eat a small meal every 3-4 hours rather than 3 large meals.
UML Greetings UML Family! As we sprint toward spring we can’t escape the ills of the winter season, particularly the cold and the flu. Up until last year I had never had the flu. Let me tell you, my world was rocked. It was NOTHING like a cold, at least not at first, not for […]
Physically active people have a significantly lower risk of colon cancer than inactive people.
Vitamin and mineral supplements cannot replace a healthy diet.
Children and adolescents should include muscle strengthening physical activity at least 3 days a week. Get out and move! It’s the weekend what your EXCUSE today?
Some may think I go overboard with my technology, I say it allows me to be more efficient. These days everywhere you look people are working out. That’s great! However, how do they know if they’re maximizing they’re potential. Well, there’s an app and a tool to track that. 2014 was the year of the […]
Adults aged 18–64 should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or do at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or an equivalent combination of moderate- and vigorous-intensity activity. Aerobic activity should be performed in bouts of at least 10 minutes duration. For additional […]
When you become dehydrated during exercising, your muscles begin to use more carbohydrates and less fat for fuel. #hydrate
Need to stay on course with that New Year’s Resolution of losing weight? Check this video out from Alpha M, and hopefully you can keep that resolution a little longer.
Make most of your choices whole or cut up fruit, rather than juice, for the benefit of dietary fiber provides.
Hi UML Family! The month of January is a time of new beginnings for some and a time for others to recommit to long forgotten resolutions from years past. For many of us committed to healthy lifestyles, we follow a simple formula of 80/20 as it relates to diet and exercise. This means that we […]
Choose nuts as a snack, own snacks or in main dishes. Use nuts to replace meat or poultry, not in addition to these items.