I recently received a question on Instagram asking what the best supplements are for women and if there even are good supplements to take on a regular basis. Before diving into this video and answering the question, a few things to keep in mind: If you do decide to take natural supplements make sure you first get doctors approval Read the ingredient list of each supplement to make sure it truly is natural and non gmo Usually you want to take supplements with a meal The supplements I will discuss in this video are specifically for women’s health. First, a little background on why IRead More →

With the various labels and huge claims that are made on all new products and grocery store items some of the terminology and wording of things can get incredibly confusing. I know that you know Organic is important and the closer to being directly from the farm you can get the better, but terms like “Non GMO” or “No GMO’s to the package” can be incredibly confusing and hard to know if it is even important to buy Non GMO foods. So here is the breakdown, GMO stands for Genetically Modified Foods or foods whose chemistry has been altered to produce a certain outcome. ForRead More →

Benefits of Caffeine When we wake up in the morning, many of us reach for a coffee to kick-start our day. According to the International Coffee Organization, approximately 1.6 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide every day.  Caffeine was first identified in the early 1800s by Ferdinand Runge, a young German doctor who recognized the substance’s stimulating effects on the central nervous system, and its proclivity to maintain attention and a good mood. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) state that the average amount of caffeine consumed in the US is approximately 300 mg per person per day – the equivalent to between two and four cups of coffee. This is consideredRead More →

The Benefits of High Protein Diet   High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets are the hottest thing and every food marketer in the known universe appears to want a piece of the protein pie. Body builders are snatching, grabbing, and gulping down protein shakes. Dieters are gobbling down protein bars (and shunning pasta) in hopes of quick weight loss.   The Power of Protein It’s easy to understand the excitement. Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Hair and nails are mostly made of protein. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other bodyRead More →