March 3, 2014
During this time of year, it can become easy to catch a cold or even the flu. Luckily there are many things you can do to keep yourself healthy and lower your risk. Along with proper hygiene and hand washing, you can also use nutrition to keep away viruses. Proper nutrition can boost you immune system as a form of protection. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has listed the five nutrients essential for a healthy immune system.
Protein- Your body uses protein in a variety of different ways... Read More
September 4, 2012
We learn about the food pyramid
early in life so we already know how to eat a balanced meal. There are some
foods however, that are better than others. These are called “superfoods”.
These foods can help boost immunity, and decrease the risk of some diseases and
cancers. Some can even fight wrinkles, improve memory, and help you lose and
keep weight off! It sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Foods
really can have these effects on you, maybe not instantly, but they will make a... Read More