I have been lifting for 5+ consecutive years. It has been one HELL OF A RIDE. (lol just wanted to sound old) However, on this journey I have tried numerous ways of training. I say that we shouldn't do the same workouts, OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER AND OVER........... AND OVER........AND … Continue reading My Current Fitness Problem. HELP?
BE AWARE OF THE SUGAR AND CAFFEINE IN YOUR DRINKS. Maximum Caffeine Recommended Daily: Children (7-9 years) 62.5 mg/day Children (10-12 years) 85 mg/day Adolesents (13-17 years) 100 mg/day Adults (18+) 280mg/day Gatorade Sports Drink 20 Oz. Sugar: 8.5 teaspoons (34 grams) Caffiene: 0 milligrams McDonald's Sweet Tea (Medium) 21 Oz. Sugar: 11 teaspoons (45 … Continue reading RETHINK YOUR DRINK
Halitosis, the transient bad breath that everyone develops occasionally, is usually a trivial problem caused by certain foods or drinks, smoking or poor dental hygiene. Often, a chemical in food is responsible. For exmple, bad breath can be caused by consumption of onions and garlic, due to their high sulfur content. Moreover, residues of wine, … Continue reading DO YOU HAVE BAD BREATH?
Sweating is one of the natural ways the human body maintains its normal temperature. The body has two types of sweat glands: Apocrine, which are located in the armpits, face, scalp and parts of the trunk; and Eccrine, which are distributed throughtout the body and give off a quart or more of perspiration a day. … Continue reading BODY ODOR 101
The Immune System defends the body from invasion and remembers every enemy it meets. Vitamins, minerals and proteins help keep this defenese system on the alert. The Immune System defends us agaisnt threats from both utside and inside the body. Most often, the external threats are infections caused by invading bacteria, viruses, and fungi, while … Continue reading The Immune System
Macronutrients are the calorie-providing nutrients your body requires in large amounts, including proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Micronutrients are required in small amounts and consist of water- and fat-soluble vitamins, macro minerals, and trace elements. The three categories of calorie-filled macronutrients - proteins, carbohydrates, and fats - are joined by a fourth zero-calorie macronutrient, water, and … Continue reading Defining Macro and Micronutrients
Vegan Exclusive plant eater, who lives solely on plant products and excludes all animal flesh, including that of poultry and fish, as well as any product made by an animal, such as milk and all other dairy products, eggs, gelatin and honey. Typically, vegans don't wear clothing or other items made with anima products. No … Continue reading Vegan, Vegetarian, Plant Based – What’s the Difference or Are they the Same?
Plant-Based is a way of eating foods primarily or exclusively of plant origin. The whole term of the "whole food, plant-based diet" indicates the foods are as they exist in nature and have not been stripped of their original packaging. CAUTION: Beware of junk food. Although some of it's entirely made from plants, eating a … Continue reading What is Plant-Based?
1 cup of cereal flakes = adult fist 1/2 cup of cooked rice or pasta = half a baseball 2 cups of salad greens = 2 baseballs 1 medium baked potato = adulst fist 1 cup of fresh fruit = baseball 1/2 cup of raisins = 2 large eggs 1 oz of cheese = 4 … Continue reading GUIDE TO ESTIMATING REASONABLE PORTIONS
Portion Control when Shopping: Purchase 100% juice in individual containers that keep your portion to eight ounces. Select individual portions of light entrees from the frozen food section. Buy snack foods that are already divideed into single servings so you are not tempted by the whole bag or box. Portion Control when Dining at Home: … Continue reading Portion Control 101