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,
Cranberry and Cream Cheese Crackers Recipe. A delicious and quick snack.
A review on the new 100 Days of Real Food on a Budget Cookbook!
Our family’s August meal plan - what’s left of it. With recipe and new book links
A simple grilled pork and plum kabab recipe!
Some links on ketogenic diet, soap nuts, relationships for optimal health, salad dressings and whether calories matter to inspire healthier living.
Our June meal plan with recipe links plus a quick update on why things have been quiet around here.
Links on weight loss, nutrition, sugar cravings and a curry recipe to inspire healthier living
A simple banana bread recipe sure to become a family favorite.
Our February meal plan with recipe links.