Whole Foods=Healthy! (Or Maybe Not…)

The other day, my husband brought home a little treat for me from Whole Foods. Lemonade! I took one swig in enraptured anticipation, and then nearly spat it out. How much sugar is in this crap? I looked over the label and was shocked to read that in this 16oz. bottle of lemonade, there were…

Dried Kiwi and Other Useful Things in This Healthy Lifestyle

One of the highly weird and excessively annoying things about my body is that I have to be exceedingly selective on my food choices. Most people have to limit calories and avoid certain downfalls or types of food. Me, however? I’ve got to avoid grains completely, which means eating tons of fiber and carbohydrates in…

9 Fitness Resources

I thought I’d share the resources I find this week, as well as the ones I already use.  Next up, I’ll provide reviews for them, once I’ve experienced them for a bit. Thus far, the resources I have found/use are: A sugar detox plan in Shape Magazine from April 2016–it’s a 3 week plan to…

Weekly Challenge #9–Drink More Water

I rather feel as though this one is self-explanatory, but I’ll add some additional info that might be useful, too, like how to calculate how much water you need to drink daily on a regular basis. I aim for 130 oz. water (caffeine-free beverages) daily on my rest days.  On days I workout, I add…

Challenge #2–Eat Meal More Slowly

You always hear that eating more slowly will decrease the amount of food you eat, etc.  Sometimes, that’s not an issue for me.  But sometimes, I do overeat because I don’t “feel full” as soon as I am comfortably fed.  And that has happened more often than not of late.  Admittedly, when I’m not terribly…