For some of us, being active is easier said than done. Sure, we might be able to push ourselves to be more active for a little while, although sticking to it is another story. But there are so many benefits to staying active, especially as you age.
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Over three-quarters of packaged food in grocery stores today comes with copious amounts of added sweeteners, making it easy to overindulge, even if you pass on dessert. Most Americans eat over 82 grams of sugar daily, which is triple the amount recommended by the American Heart Association.
Over the course of a year, that equals 150 pounds of added sugars per person. Feeling gross yet?
Diet and gut health are very closely linked. Avoiding processed foods, high-fat foods, and foods high in refined sugars is extremely important to maintaining a healthy microbiome, as these foods destroy good bacteria and promote growth of damaging bacteria. There are also a number of foods you can eat that actively promote the growth of beneficial bacteria, contributing to your overall health.
These food include:
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Many facets of modern life such as high stress levels, too little sleep, eating processed and high-sugar foods, and taking antibiotics can all damage our gut microbiome. This in turn may affect other aspects of our health, such as the brain, heart, immune system, skin, weight, hormone levels, ability to absorb nutrients, and even the development of cancer.
Aloe Vera has been used for ages as a remedy for many things. But its not just for sunburn and its not just for your skin. Ingesting Aloe Vera could do you wonders! If one or more of the below pertains to you I strongly suggest you consider giving an Aloe Vera Supplement a try!
Who hasn’t had a sunburn and reached for a bottle of cool and soothing Aloe Vera gel? My Sister even uses it as a primer before she puts on her makeup, because it is so good for your skin.
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Sheet pan dinners are very addictive because they taste amazing, are insanely easy, and good for those of us who are "too busy to cook!” Especially with the weather starting to get warmer, who wants to spend hours in the kitchen cooking an extravagant dish?!
One of the quickest ways to my heart is through a fresh bagel. Growing up, I remember every weekend my grandmother would take my brother and me to a local bagel shop in my neighborhood and it seemed like every weekend the bagels were better than the week before. As I got older and realized I couldn’t eat bagels everyday without the physical consequences, I was determined to find a way to make a healthy bagel that was just as good….fast forward, and here we are! These bagels are not only INSANELY easy to make, but healthy and packed full of protein, plus no fancy equipment is needed, like there is seriously no excuse for you not to make these bagels, unless you don’t like bagels, which in that case we have a much bigger problem!
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I seriously wish I had a tree at my house that produced an endless supply of fresh avocados year round. I have a friend that lives in California (where the weather is perfect for avocados) and they complain about their neighbor's avocado tree dropping avocados into their yard. Do you know how much I would love to have that problem?!
Yes, that’s right- sleep can help you lose weight. Sounds crazy, but does it really sound that crazy? It doesn’t take a scientist to tell me I crave donuts at 3pm when I didn’t sleep as well the night before. Now scientists are saying it, too. Sleep helps you lose weight.