Category Archives: Guest Bloggers

Butter: Delicious and Wonderfully Nutritious

Parents always have fun stories to tell about their kids, and my parents are no exception. In their favorite story about me as a baby, I’m a little Houdini. At not even two-years old, I’d already mastered the art of escaping from my crib at night, no matter what my parents did to keep me…

Secrets of Healthy Eating from a Holistic Nutritionist

In these modern times, eating and living healthy can be extremely challenging— sometimes it even seems impossible. With all the processed convenience foods that are readily available in grocery stores, it can be quite difficult to choose the most suitable and healthiest foods for you. Understanding nutrition in general is very confusing—minimize a little bit…

How to Eat Organic on a Budget

I’ve said it before, and I’m sure you have too: It’s too expensive to eat organic. But I finally decided to ditch the excuses and figure out how to make it work. Through a lot of planning, some readjusting of my expectations, and a little work, I think I’ve figured it out. Do we really…

Vegetarianism Truly Explained

Meat isn’t good for our bodies. We only ate it in the olden days due to necessity. Now we should eat it sparingly, if at all. Animal products were never meant for human consumption, especially milk and other dairy products. Our bodies cannot digest them properly. Besides, consuming meat and dairy products is cruel to…

The Anti-Anxiety Nutrition Plan

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States. Over 18 percent of people suffer from it, but very few actually seek treatment. Do you occasionally suffer from anxiety? If so, how do you deal with the symptoms listed below? Is there any hope for improving or even eliminating them?…

Health Benefits from Cutting Out White Sugar

Sugar is a substance that’s almost impossible to avoid these days because it’s added to so many food products. Sugar is a source of calories that our bodies use as energy. And if we consume sugar from whole, unprocessed foods, it contains nutrients that will be better utilized by the body. Refined white sugar, however,…

A Personal Trainer’s Top 5 Hacks for a Great Morning Routine

Being a personal trainer has taught me a lot, but one of the most important things I’ve learned is how to set myself up for success first thing in the morning. In this post, I’ll help you do the same with five simple yet powerful self-health hacks you can do every day. So let’s get…

7 Reasons to Eat Pumpkin Seeds Daily

Don’t be fooled by the diminutive size of pumpkin seeds—they pack quite a punch. Even if pumpkins are already part of your diet, you should consider adding the seeds as well. After all, they’re packed with tons of nutrients, and they’re just as delicious to eat as pumpkins. Also, when it comes to consuming the…

Stop Managing Your Diabetes—Start Reversing It!

Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which the body cannot adequately process insulin and regulate blood sugars. Although many factors play into determining whether an individual develops type 2 diabetes, the standard American diet, which is loaded with processed foods and refined sugars, definitely plays a major role in the epidemic of type 2…

Your Natural Travel Kit

It’s every traveler’s nightmare. You’ve been planning a trip abroad for six months, but the day before take off, you start feeling that scratch in your throat. Or you make it to your destination only to notice your stomach is feeling kind of funny after eating some local cuisine. Whether it’s a car trip upstate…

Home Remedy for Tension Headaches

A headache could mean a good number of things. It could mean that you simply need to eat more or drink more water. Or it may indicate a stress-related problem. Whatever the cause, you can find relief with many home remedies. Managing Your Stress Level If you’re working more than ten hours a day and…

Bodybuilding with Whole Food Nutrition

If you’re looking for a simple and easy approach to body building nutrition, a whole foods regimen is the perfect solution. Aside from its simplicity, a diet of whole foods offers enormous benefits for your training, bodybuilding, and long-term health. What Are Whole Foods?  Whole foods are processed and refined as little as possible before…

Natural Remedies: 5 Herbs & Spices for Daily Health

Imagine that tomorrow you wake up with a terrible fever and sore throat. Your first instinct is probably to check the medicine cabinet for something that hasn’t yet expired. Either that or you head straight to the local drugstore for your tried and true flu-zappers. But when it comes to health today, many people are…

Top 5 Health-Related Components of Fitness

There are five general health-related components of fitness that are essential to consider when teaching the basics of physical education. In health clubs and fitness facilities all around the world, these components are used as a way to measure an individual’s fitness. As a personal trainer, I perform several fitness tests on my clients before…

4 Ways Therapeutic Massage Can Support Your Wellness Journey

Holistic massage is an excellent healing method that’s been around for centuries in many cultures and countries. Touch is natural. It comforts the human reaction to stress and pain, conveying support, calmness, and compassion. Have you experienced that post-massage feeling? Your body is relaxed. Your mind is clear. If the occasional massage can make you…

How Poor Nutrition Can Lead to Sleep Disorders

You can find information on the importance of good nutrition from one end of the internet to the other. But did you know that what you consume can also have a direct effect on how well you sleep at night? The Importance of Sleep There’s no denying that a good night’s sleep is as important…

Embrace Aging Through Organic Eating

The internet appears to be the new fountain of youth. You can find countless anti-aging tips online that promise to reverse aging—or at least slow it down. Of course we can never stop the course of time, and all of us will eventually get old. But rather than dread aging, the best first step is…

Natural Ways to Relieve Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects between 10–15% of the population, making it one of the most common digestive issues people experience around the world. Symptoms of IBS include abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, indigestion, and heartburn. Although all of us may experience some of these symptoms on occasion, people with…

7 Quick Exercises You Can Do At Home

Stress levels and obesity are at record-breaking highs and, consequently, well-being concerns are becoming a priority in people’s lives. Thankfully, exercise can empower you to live a bustling way of life. It aids better sleep, relieves stress, and helps keep health concerns away that might want to linger, all while boosting your confidence! Our body…

Why You Need More Hemp in Your Diet

Everyone has an opinion about what you need in your diet, and you already know you should drink more water and eat your leafy greens. But you may be missing out on the benefits of another green plant’s seeds—hemp. People tend to ignore the benefits of hemp seeds because of the cultural stigma surrounding cannabis,…