Spring has arrived and it’s time to stay invigorated after a long winter! Why not start with our fun and informative Twitter party about the POWER of protein? Join us on Wednesday, April 23 from 9-10 pm EST to talk about ways to stay energized, hosted by our peppy Healthy Perspectives blogger, Zippy Sandler!
The first thing to understand about cholesterol is that there are three types of cholesterol levels that health care professionals measure. The three types are: Total Cholesterol, High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Cholesterol, and Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) Cholesterol. Triglycerides are another type of fat in your bloodstream that health care professionals also measure.
Clearly, drinking water is good for us. Our bodies need it in order to stay hydrated, to function properly, and to stay healthy, focused and fit. Unfortunately, a lot of high-dollar marketing revolving around health campaigns and bottled water companies has led us to believe too many water myths.
We’re all guilty of eating until we’re not only full; we eat until we’re really full. Have you ever been to a restaurant and forced yourself to finish that huge steak? That massive bowl of pasta? You’re nearly ready to burst, but because your plate is still half full, you keep going. Chances are your restaurant meal is supersized, even if you’re not at a fast food restaurant.
We got to “hangout” with one of our favorite Healthy Perspectives bloggers, Amy Bellgardt of MomSpark.net. During the hour, Stacey Parla from the Puritan’s Pride team and the bloggers of MomSpark got to chat about keeping their kids’ diets nutritious.
If you’re like us, you get excited every time you read or hear about chocolate being beneficial for your health and wellbeing. Turns out, there is actual science behind this statement.
I live in a world of coffee drinkers. There is a coffee shop on every corner. It is often the main thing I hear people clamor for first thing in the morning, and it comes in so many different varieties that the uninitiated could easily be overwhelmed. I will admit to indulging myself as well (once I figured it all out), but the truth is, I was born in to a tea-drinking family.
My mother is an excellent cook. Her gumbo, chicken and dumplings, and okra and tomatoes are legendary. What’s most impressive about my mother’s cooking is that she makes delicious meals with very simple ingredients and spices.
Everywhere we turn these days, there’s another detox diet or cleanse to try out. But are they worth all the hype?
In the course of our busy lives many of us resort to the use of packaged convenience foods, but at what cost? We thought we could show you some quick, easy ways to eat better.