What to Eat Before and After You Workout

    By now you’ve probably dedicated yourself to living a healthier lifestyle. Since exercise is an integral part of any healthy existence, you’ve started to get moving. Whether it is weight training or cardio, your body will benefit from increased use of muscle and the stimulation of the lungs and heart. You know that water is essential to optimal functioning during a workout, as well as before and after.  There are other foods and drinks that are good for you? To add value to your water, squeeze and add a slice of lemon. You can even grate the peel […]

Stay Young and Healthy by Eating Garlic

Garlic is so full of flavor, found in many of our favorite dishes and is an integral part of Italian and Indian food, tasty soups, hearty dinners and warm lunches. But its health benefits are what make it so absolutely essential to an organic lifestyle. Garlic is an antibacterial, anti-fungal and helps regulate stomach acids that prevent an upset stomach. Eat a clove or two of raw garlic in the morning on an empty stomach to reap the rewards. This is nature’s antibiotic, but you have to take it the right way to get full mileage out of it.   […]

Want to fight Cancer? Eat your Veggies!

I’m sure you have a family history or a close relative or friend, who has suffered from cancer. It may have been breast, colon or prostate cancer. Some people will develop cancer even though they do not have a family history. You want to be smart and proactive, and defend your body against cancer. Preventive medicine has been practiced by many societies, and it’s truly the best path to health and wellness. Studies have been done in societies that eat plenty of cruciferous vegetables, and the results have shown a significant lower level of cancer among these communities.   What […]