According to the National Institutes of Health, obesity is the second leading cause of mortality in the world. By 2020, as many as 60 million children will be endangered by obesity, and against that, we must now begin to fight through the propagation of healthy and physically active lifestyles.
Physical activity: Engage in 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise per week. Regular exercise helps to increase your metabolism to burn more calories and start using fat stores as fuel. Reduce added sugars: The body doesn’t need ANY added sugars to function properly because they don’t provide any protein, […]
Our body’s need many nutrients from all different kinds of foods to grow properly, fight off infections, and prevent diseases. In order to provide the body what it needs, we need to make sure that we balance our meals by eating all five food groups at most, if not all meals! The five food groups […]
Purchase from natural food stores like Whole Foods as much as possible. Shop when you are not hungry. Eat before going to the market. Shop the perimeter of the grocery store. Grocery stores are laid out in such a way that the healthiest foods are on the perimeter. Items of Concern: Peanut butter Instant rolled […]
VEGETARIANS As you are aware, there exist many types of vegetarians, primarily: Vegans avoid all animal products, eggs or dairy products. They eat primarily vegetables, grains, fruits, and nuts. Fruitarians eat only fruits, seeds, nuts. Lacto-vegetarians eat dairy products, but not eggs. Lacto-ovo vegetarians eat both eggs and dairy products. Pesce-vegetarians include fish in their […]