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.
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Let's talk about collagen and how it functions in your body!
Did you know that collagen is the most abundant protein in your body? It is in your muscles, bones, tendons, skin, blood vessels, and digestive system. It is often referred to as the glue of the body. Sounds like a very important thing to have, doesn't it? Unfortunately, we begin to lose collagen the older we get which ends up causing a slower metabolism, weight gain, lower energy levels, digestive problems, and joint pain. In the graph below, you can see just how fast collagen depletes in our body once we pass our twenties.
When we think of weight gain and weight loss we automatically think about the foods we eat and needing to exercise, but something that way too often gets overlooked and directly effects your weight is SLEEP!
After the age of 30, you may have started to notice a few differences in your body, a few wrinkles here, a little more weight there, and of course energy starts to dwindle.
Collagen. You’ve heard about it for your skin, your hair, your nails…but weight loss? We’ve all heard about fat burners, fat blockers, appetite suppressants…but collagen? To lose weight? Yes…collagen!
Joint pain like arthritis can stop you in your tracks, but the good news is that there are natural supplements to help with joint pain relief.
Proper skin care is incredibly important at any age, but as we get older how you take care of it needs a bit of adjustment. With just a few changes in your skin care routine, you can have great looking skin at any age. Here are our Top 5 Tips For Better Skin For Women Over 40.
Collagen is essential in bone/joint/tendon health. When collagen naturally diminishes with age, this in turn decreases the natural “padding” in joints. This directly affects everything including, obviously, your level of activity due to pain which just makes it more difficult when it comes to successful and healthy weight loss.
Maybe you’ve heard of collagen for your skin and hair…maybe as an ingredient in shampoos and face creams, but did you know that collagen supplements have a wealth of other benefits? This amino acid is actually the most abundant protein in your body, and is used by virtually every part from your head to toes; however collagen production drops off as we age. Adding supplemental collagen back into your body could help with the following:
Let's talk about collagen in regards to sleep, energy, and weight loss.
Maybe you recognize the deep, yellow hue and earthy scent of turmeric from your favorite Indian dish or curry. Or perhaps you know that this Middle Eastern spice is what gives mustard it’s yellow color, but did you know that it it’s also been used medicinally since the 13th century?
If you're just starting out with vitamins and supplements, it's hard to know where to begin. These are the top 3 that we recommend to everyone - regardless of age or gender.
You may be suffering from Candida Albicans overgrowth- also known as "excess yeast." An overproduction of yeast in the body can block the absorption and effectiveness of any weight loss or dietary supplement. To see a list of common signs of too much yeast in the body, click here. However, there is a simple way to test yourself by taking the Candida Saliva Test (or Yeast Test).