Everything you ever wanted to know about what it means to be organic.
When you’re trying to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle or you’re trying to lose weight, it’s important to dispel common nutrition and exercise myths to get the most out of your lifestyle. This helpful infographic points out common exercise myths and provides the real facts.
Do you have a chronic illness and think exercise is a waste of what little energy you have left? Or, do you try to exercise, but end up exhausted and in pain for several days afterward? Without a doubt, exercise is a difficult endeavor for those with chronic illness. However, neglecting exercise may worsen your condition, decrease your ability to function, and lead to other chronic diseases. On the other hand, trying to do too much, too soon will likely make you crash. That’s not good, either. If you want to live the best life possible, you have to find the right balance of movement and rest.
Posture is about far more than looking confident and poised. Sitting or standing in the right position makes sure our bodies function properly. Here we will look at posture and how you can improve yours – starting today.
This recipe is one of my favorite meals. It’s quick, easy, and tasty any time of the day. I use a natural sausage without any additives from my local grocery store. It’s important to use the best quality meat you can afford.
Here’s a recipe card for you. Enjoy!
- palm-sized hunk of pork breakfast sausage
- 1 cup mushrooms
- 1 onion
- 1 tbsp butter
- Heat butter in a skillet on medium heat.
- Add sausage to skillet. While the sausage is cooking, chop it with the spatula until it's crumbled. Cook until brown.
- Add onions and mushrooms and cook until soft.
- Variations: Use different meats in place of sausage, such as bacon. For a less spicy version, substitute ground beef, chicken, or turkey and use your own spice blend.
A raging debate we have seen enacted out in television ads and other media outlets is whether or not high fructose corn syrup, or HFCS, is actually bad for us or not. While we’ve heard the opinions for either side, do we really know the facts? Here are some details that can help you to make up your mind about HFCS.
Julie Ryan interviewed me on her blog, Counting My Spoons, as part of her Fibro Warrior Wednesday series. I was very honored to share my story with Julie and her readers. If you haven’t yet subscribed to her blog, you should. You can read my interview here.
These days eating healthy can really be a challenge with all the different unrecognizable names gracing the majority of food packages on the grocery store shelves. What exactly are all of these additives and even scarier, what are their side effects? The truth about what is actually in your food might just scare you.
Many people have experienced dramatic improvements in their chronic illness from changing their diet. The reason is simple. If you don’t feed your body the micronutrients your cells need to produce energy, you are starving your cells. Starving cells cannot function properly, which manifests as fatigue, brain fog, pain, and a host of diseases. With chronic illness, it’s important to eat plenty of vegetables and to identify hidden food intolerances that may be aggravating your illness. READ MORE ON LIVKEN.COM…
The average American sleeps 6.9 hours a night. When we get less sleep than we need, our reaction times get slower, our blood pressure rises, we eat more, and we’re more at risk of obesity and diabetes.