10 Foods — Key for Optimal Living

Avocados Nuts/Seeds (Walnuts, Brazil Nuts, Sesame Seeds, Hemp Seeds) Dark Leafy Greens Blueberries Cayenne Water Key Limes Healthy Omega 3 Oils (Avocado, Walnut) Cherry/Plum Tomatoes Seeded Grapes

No Solids Day 1 Recap

Yesterday I made it 24 hours without consuming anything solid. (Tbh, I did have a few grapes lol) But besides the grapes, I didn’t consume anything that would take more than 3 hours to digest. I am doing No Solids until April 15 I know you’re probably wondering: how on earth can you go 24hours […]

Whatsontheback

I created an Instagram called @whatsontheback and on there I educate people on the ingredients in their food. I think that it’s important for US to know what’s in our food. KNOW THY INGREDIENTS I think it’s important because I’ve learned that there are some TOXIC ingredients in some of our foods. KEY TIP: Follow […]

Cons of Synthetic Folate AKA FOLIC ACID

Folate is a water-soluble B vitamin which is naturally present in some foods. However, it is always added as a dietary supplement and its found in fortified foods. Fortified Foods are foods loaded with extra nutrients to help people meet their daily nutrition intake of certain vitamin/minerals. Cereals Milks Yogurt Oatmeal Margarine Hot Cocoa Fortified […]

Low-Fat Diet Risks

Don’t ELIMINATE fats from your daily nutrition. Fats are extremely essential because your body has Fat-Soluble vitamins which are vitamins (A,D,E,K) require fat for absorption. Vitamin A: essential for growth, vision, reproduction, and immune function. Vitamin D: maintains blood levels of calcium/phosphorous(works with calcium to build bones Vitamin E: powerful antioxidant Vitamin K: plays an […]

Intellectual, Social, Financial & Personal Capital?

When you hear the word “capital” you may think about investing, businesses or wealth. However, intellectual, social and financial capital are more about connections. Intellectual Capital: What you know? What makes you valuable? What makes you stand out from others? What knowledge you obtain? Social Capital: Who you know and who knows you? What connections […]

My Phase in LIFE

Currently, I work for a vegan restaurant called Chicago Raw and I’m a full time trainer w/ AthleticKonnection. I decided to take a step back on doing the 9-5 because I realized that wasn’t who I am and besides the great income; It wasn’t my calling. Now, I am happier because I am not doing […]

Fats Role in the Body

They’re has been so many myths and misconceptions about the role of fat in your eating lifestyle. In the l950s, there was a low-fat diet being promoted and which caused a large amount of people to think fat was bad. Individuals start to exclude a major macronutrient from their body and made sure their fat […]