Memorial Day weekend was a weekend to remember.
Kicking off summer, parties, tan lines and endless amounts of good food.
Maybe the amount you ate or drank wasn’t something you want to remember.
Don’t panic, it’s not the end of the world, at least not yet.
Bouncing back after a day or two of partying can be rough, especially after a four day weekend.
Here are some tips to follow over the next few days or so to help you bounce back into your summer bod...
So you think you're smart?
Did you know that there are certain foods to help boost your brain power? I know you’re smart enough, but why not keep it going?
Eat smart, be smart, should be simple enough, right?
Well did you also know that some of your favorite snacks could potentially bring your brain down with a cold? You don’t want that now do you? Yes, that’s right, certain foods can actual hinder your brain power!
So let us talk about the foods that give us a big head, shall we?
You know they saying, “You can’t teach a dog new tricks?”
Well, guess what, the last time I checked you weren’t a day, nor did you act like one.
It’s only human to develop habits, good and bad. When it comes time to having to break a habit, we tend to find ourselves making excuses as to why we can’t. We become so comfortable in our daily routine, we fear that our whole way of living will be set off track when we change something.
Your eating habits, for instance, could be the reason why you are having issues achieving your weight loss goals.
Let’s take look at some “bad eating habits” you may or may not be accustom to and break them wide open.
Habit 1: Mindless Eating
Do you find yourself to continuously eat even though you are satisfied or full? What about putting on your favorite tv show and realizing ten minutes later that the bag of chips you said you’d only have a few of, is completely gone? This my friends, is mindless eating.
What’s the Fix?
Try portioning out your snacks into smaller dishes. Even at dinner time, grab a smaller plate or start with a salad. If you insist on eating out of the bag, try purchasing the single servings instead of the family sized snacks.
May 8-14th is Food Allergy Awareness Week. It’s time to get some education!
Is it an allergy, or is it an sensitivity? There is a HUGE difference between the two, especially when it comes to specific allergens. Food allergies and sensitives are both illness that can affect certain people when consuming a variety of foods and ingredients. In almost all cases, the most common form of treatment to this is to avoid the food or ingredient that causes the reaction. However, sometimes it’s just not that easy, especially when dining out or even packaged products.
The top 5 allergens are as follows: all nuts, eggs, dairy, shellfish, and gluten
Now, how do you know if you have an allergy or a sensitivity?
Most people who suffer from allergies tend to have a reaction immediately, or within 2 hours.
Where do these allergies occur? They can appear on the skin in forms of hives or a rash, through digestion, and in most serious cases your airway.
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