Exercise Improves Cognition


There are lots of good reasons to exercise regularly, including reducing your risk of life-threatening diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, lower blood pressure, combat depression, look better and live longer. Now add a new reason: exercise helps the brain protect memory and sharpens thinking! In a study done at the University of … Continue reading Exercise Improves Cognition

5 Key Vegetable Gardening Tips For Beginners


Are you thinking about starting your first vegetable garden but don’t really know where to begin? Have you been gardening for a few years and aren’t completely satisfied with the results? Are you just looking for a few tips to jump start your gardening mojo? I am going to share with you my 5 favorite … Continue reading 5 Key Vegetable Gardening Tips For Beginners

Eating Before You Workout


Yes! A pre-workout meal, eaten three hours within your workout, can offer multiple health benefits that can power you through your fitness practice. Replenishing your glycogen stores with nutrition can improve your energy level significantly during a workout, as your muscles are fueled by the energy created by breaking down glycogen during exertion. Heavy weight-training … Continue reading Eating Before You Workout

Peas and Lentils For Weightloss


The Benefit of Pulses Pulses are the delicious protein-packed sustainable foods that you know as dry peas, lentils, and chickpeas. These little superfoods are big on flavor and have major health benefits. They are a fantastic source of protein and fiber, and are full of iron and antioxidants. They also happen to be gluten, sodium, … Continue reading Peas and Lentils For Weightloss