My grandmother used to say to me “Don’t get old
Sherry” and she was right if you do not feel well more often than not and
do not have enough energy to make it through the day and enjoy yourself into
retirement. The time to start slowing down the aging process is NOW. Here are
my top ten ways to do just that:
1. EAT MINI-MEALS every 3-4 hours – this helps stabilize blood sugar levels throughout the day and will not put undue stress on your digestive system. Make sure they are nutrient dense with plenty of WHOLE FOODS from the produce section at every mini-meal.
2. EAT LESS SUGAR
– sugar compromises your immune system and we have learned that HIGH-GLYCEMIC
foods are now associated with cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
3. WORRY LESS ABOUT
CHOLESTEROL – this tends to divert our attention from the bigger … Read More
Unsure of what to consume pre and post workout? There have
been many articles and some debate, however, science and experience indicate
there are some common ingredients that should be included pre and post workout
for the best results.
What are these magical ingredients and when should I consume them? In an effort of absolute simplicity I’ve broken it down into pre-workout consumption and post-workout consumption.
Hydration is fundamental to maintaining good blood pressure,
to increasing the effects of your workout, reducing the risk of dehydration,
and reducing the strain on your kidneys and liver. There are a myriad of sports
drinks, loaded with sugars, electrolytes, and other ingredients. Yet, despite
all the advancements of the modern day, water remains your best source of
hydration. Bored of water, add some lemon or cucumber to it. Studies show
flavored water increases people’s hydration levels (i.e. if it tastes … Read More