Why I Stopped Drinking Soda

Sitting at a desk job all day, I found myself craving soda’s constantly. I began to notice I only drank soda when I was bored. Coke preferably. Being at my desk, my cravings were ravenous. I went from never drinking carbonated drinks to needing one every day. Then I started to eat a ton of…

Minerals for the Body Part 2

The next form of minerals are micro minerals otherwise known as trace minerals. Trace (Micro) Minerals are needed to be consumed in smaller amounts from 1-100mg/day. One unique quality of trace minerals is that they cannot be destroyed by cooking or heat. Boron: Good for bones, cells, the regulation of calcium, phosphorus and magnesium, brain…

Minerals for the Body Part 1

Just as your body needs vitamins, minerals are also essential to maintain health. Often times we confuse minerals with rock and crystals but there are minerals that the body needs to consume. These minerals are divided into Macro minerals and trace minerals. Let’s begin with macro minerals. Macro minerals are required in large amounts to…

Choosing Organic

There is a myth that consuming protein will make you bulky. In fact protein aids in the repair of muscles after workouts. Those who train heavily need protein in their diet to prevent their muscles from breaking down preventing them from seeing the benefits of their training. Another fact is the more muscle you have,…

All About Proteins

What are Proteins? To get into the science of it Proteins are complex macromolecules that are needed for the proper functioning of the body and are required for every chemical reaction that takes place in the body’s cells and tissues. They are the body’s foundation and responsible for the structure , growth, development, and regulation…