Did you know coffee is healthy? Actually it is, I did some research on it during my internship. And here is a great blog post summarizing its benefits.
I really like essential oils, but there are a lot of bogus claims about the miracles of essential oils. Promotion of weight loss is one claim that is unsubstantiated. Check out this post for a review from another dietitian.
The benefits of exercise continue to stack up. Here are seven benefits specific to stretching exercise. Remember, for a balanced exercise regimen experts recommend cardiovascular training, strength (weight) training, and flexibility (stretching) exercises. That's one reason I love MuTu (affl link). I get all three in a form that is beneficial for diastasis recti.
Have you ever wondered why you chose the foods you do? Here is a very interesting post on the psychology of food choices. Plus, it includes 6 ways to train your brain to eat healthier.
Healthy choices about food and movement really do pay off. Read a success story on my blog!
What healthy choices are you making today? Let me know if the comments below.
Don't forget that Health Happens at Home,
Learn about the ancient grain Kamut.
A recipe for a Mocktail of Sparkling Cardamom Grapefruit Juice.
Links on nuts for health, treats for kids, stress, fitness apps, whole grains to inspire healthier living.
Don't toss those veggie scraps or chicken bones. Save, freeze and use to make broth instead. Get the details here.
Get some links to fast and easy recipes my family will enjoy this month. Some new things too!
Get the scoop on millet including how to prepare it.
Links from around the web to inspire healthy living. Topics include weight loss, healthy eating tips from RD's, how to reduce portions and not go hungry and reducing sugar in yogurt.
#thereciperedux Get an easy oven pancake recipe using ingredients you probably have on hand. - Health Happens at Home
Our March meal plan (what's left of March) with recipe links.