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Five Hust-Mave Herbs for Healing Your Body and Mind - Mental health and physical health are so closely intertwined that properly addressing the ailments identified in one often requires also addressing potentially unidentified ailments in the other. In many cases, the most effective way to restore optimal health to both body and mind is to supplement with adaptogenic and other herbs that help balance both systems simultaneously and naturally, without causing harmful side-effects. Here are five must-have herbs that may be exactly what your body needs to achieve optimal mental and physical health: 1) Turmeric. Turmeric, the primary active component of which is curcumin, is one of the most clinically studied herbs today that contains powerful mind-body healing capacities. A …

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The Benefits of Going Vegetarian - Weight loss, a healthier heart, drastically reduced cancer risk and more… With the proper planning and education, research shows that going vegetarian is an excellent step to improve and protect your health. By minimizing processed foods and emphasizing whole plant foods, vegetarians enjoy a more nutritious and far less toxic way of eating than the average. The bottom line: As a vegetarian, you will be better protected from a range of major diseases, take in more nutrients and potentially lose a lot of weight. Weight loss The high water content and fiber in plant foods is probably to thank for the weight loss that occurs when an omnivore becomes vegetarian. …

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Sufficient Sleep is Essential to Fuel Weight Loss Efforts - We all understand the importance of sleeping seven to nine hours each night to allow for adequate cellular housekeeping, as the body metabolizes and synthesizes enzymes and proteins that are critical to our survival. In the past, a sound sleep has been shown to lower incidence of heart disease, diabetes and dementia in direct relationship to the number of hours slept each evening. Canadian researchers publishing the Canadian Medical Association Journal have released the result of a study showing that adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise. In addition to lowering caloric intake and …

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Replace Mood Busters in Your Diet with Mood Boosters - Remember the joy swell up inside when you simply went to the ice cream shop for your favorite cone on a hot sunny day? Isn’t it funny how you suddenly feel at peace when you sit back and let pure milk chocolate slowly melt on your tongue? It may sound silly, but junk food could actually be contributing to your bad moods and even be a factor in depression. Yep, even though it makes you feel so good right then, while you’re in the moment, you might wanna consider not enjoying that sweet next time. There have been multiple studies conducted that cited there are links between eating junk food …

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Savory Pork Roast Fits Your Diet but Tastes as if it’s from a Corner Bistro - After you’re done bringing the winter clothes in from the shed, you should take a little trip to the grocery store (if needed) so you can try this amazingly mouth watering sage pork roast with white beans. It’s much easier than you might think and if you aren’t normally the one your family finds in the kitchen, they’ll be wondering where this came from! This healthy pork roast recipe brings together the best of both worlds: a nutritious meal and decadent flavor. Just put this hearty meal in the slow cooker and when it’s done you’ll have a bistro-quality entree to display proudly on your kitchen table (or counter, or …

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