WHY YOU SHOULD BE VISITING YOUR LOCAL FARMER’S MARKET
May 26, 2018
With summer finally here, outdoor farmer’s markets are finally setting up shop. Going to your local farmer’s market is one of the easiest ways to support your community, while getting your own added health benefits. As summer progresses, crops change and new produce reaches its peak freshness, which means each week you will find new items to get your hands on. Building a relationship with your local farmers is a great way to learn about what produce is in season to make sure you are getting the most bang for your buck.
SHOULD YOU BE TAKING A PROBIOTIC?
May 12, 2018
Probiotics. You have probably heard a lot about them by now. If you were to walk through your local grocery store, you are bound to find new products that promote the addition of probiotics into their ingredient list. But what are probiotics and why are they becoming so popular?
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE KETO DIET
April 28, 2018
It seems like everyone is talking about the Keto Diet recently, but what even is it? Where does “keto” come from? Is it worth it? Maybe you have heard about the idea behind eating fat to burn fat, this is where that comes into play.
HAPPY HORMONE GUIDE
April 21, 2018
Hormones… we hear about them, we know about them, we love them, we hate them. When our hormones are happy, we are happy, but when they get out of whack, they have the ability to bring down virtually everything – like our mental, emotional and physical functions. Keeping our hormones happy and balanced can lead to a boost in mood, energy, focus, sexual function, and improve physical attributes like your skin and hair.
GOING VEGAN FOR A WEEK
April 7, 2018
Veganism has been on the upswing in the world of Nutrition. We see vegan recipes, cafes, and food alternatives popping up left and right. What is the hype? To clarify, a vegan is an individual that consumes only plant-based products, excluding anything that comes from an animal. This includes meat, poultry, seafood, dairy products, and eggs.
ADD A BOOST TO YOUR NOURISH SMOOTHIES
March 31, 2018
At Nourish, there is a surplus of supplements that you could be adding your smoothies. One of the best parts of smoothie is the ability to sneak in all different types of nutrients into one snack/meal on the go. Nourish offers multiple additives that can supply you with a large array of benefits.
THE DEAL WITH INTERMITTENT FASTING
March 23, 2018
Maybe you have heard of intermittent fasting before, or maybe just fasting in general. It’s a fairly popular term in the fitness industry today. Although it is a relatively new trend, individuals have been swearing by this style of eating for many years. Although intermittent fasting is often spoke of as a means of weight loss, it is also beneficial for maintaining lean body mass and helping with digestion. How does it work? Does it work? Let’s take a look!
THE BASICS OF COUNTING MACROS
March 17, 2018
Counting macros… What does that even mean and why is it all the rage in the fitness world? There is so much talk about this magical way to manage your weight while still being able to actually eat, and even eat your favorite foods. Is this too good to be true? Losing weight while still getting to eat pizza or donuts? Count me in.
GET READY TO KICK SOME ACID
March 10, 2018
Maybe you have heard of the idea that what you eat correlates to your body’s pH, often referred to as the Alkaline diet or the alkaline-ash diet. Basically, what this consists of is eating a diet higher in alkaline foods instead of acidic foods. The claims? A surplus of benefits for your body. Some say that an alkaline diet can help with weight loss and help your bodily functions in terms of fighting disease and increasing energy production
GUIDE TO SNACKING: AVOID BLOATING & STAY SATISFIED
March 3, 2018
Bloating. We all experience it, and I am pretty positive we all hate it. If we could keep our stomachs looking lean and flat all day, the world would probably be a better place… Well maybe not, but we definitely would feel happier! Bloating can be uncomfortable, painful, and sometimes a blow to our self-confidence (even if it is completely normal). Even though most of us will experience some bloating due to the expansion of our intestines, and the healthy bacteria in our gut, there are definitely ways to decrease to what extent we bloat.