Are you a yogurt fan? Do you swoon for Greek yogurt like so many others? Greek yogurt is a current cash cow (pun intended), pulling in a whopping $3.5 Billion allegedly in sales this past year (source). People cannot get enough of it; demand has skyrocketed. Part of that is a belief that this type of yogurt is healthier and better tasting than its plainer counterpart. But there’s a dark side to the unending demand for Greek Yogurt. One that could have a devastated effect on the environment…
Would you be stunned if I told you that my morning routine included shots? Sounds like this healthy girl has a dark secret, huh? But no, I swear, this is an incredibly healthy, daily activity. I’m simply using shots of Coconut Milk Kefir to help support my digestive system.
Here’s how you can benefit from daily shots of Coconut Milk Kefir:
Once upon a time I was a devout processed food junkie who detested the idea of healthy eating. Today I eat healthy all day, every day. I don’t have ‘cheat days’, count calories or worry about my weight, and I never have to say no to dessert. It’s been a complete 180. Becoming a healthy foodie is one of the best things that I ever did for myself. It’s part of my self-love language; my body deserves to be fed with love. And it’s allowed me to thrive with Graves Disease, something I never could have imagined 4 years ago.
I could have made this transition sooner. If only I had known how easy and fulfilling healthy eating could be. I believed that a healthy lifestyle was built on sacrifices, but in actually it’s built on adjustments. There were so many healthy eating myths that held me back for years… that hold many of us back from making the switch to a healthier lifestyle. It’s time we shatter those misconceptions and move forward (with a healthy body and a happy sweet tooth).
Here are 5 Healthy Eating Myths that are Holding You Back:
Welcome autumn! Here come the vast arrays of gorgeous colours, pumpkins, crisp, cool air, snugly sweaters, thanksgiving, Halloween, apple picking… did I mention pumpkins (I’m excited!) This beautiful season graces us for a short time and eases us into the colder weather. It’s a time of change.
But that change can also be hard on our health, as we spend less time outdoors in the sun and move our bodies less. But it doesn’t have to be that way! We can make this season change incredibly positive, especially if you take the right steps to support your marvelous health.
Here are 5 Health Tips to Stay Well this Fall:
We’ve all heard it and we’ve all been that kid rolling our eyes when our mothers said it – “eat your vegetables”. At least, that was totally me. I used to hate them. But things have changed. And I realized just how much recently when a friends statement all but horrified me.
Have you ever been there? Horrified by someone’s innocent words? The words find your ears and you pause, flabbergasted, and go through an entire dialogue in your mind, on hyper speed… all the while smiling politely, knowing now is neither the time nor the place for a retort?
Yea, that was me when I heard my friend say these horrible words: “I hate vegetables”.
Okay, okay… I may be being over-dramatic here. But honestly, I was aghast!
It’s like – Uhm, excuse me? You hate vegetables? All vegetables? That rainbow of plant matter, more various in texture, aroma and flavour than any other food group? You hate all of them?
After an internal back and forth, and some personal reflection, I realized that this used to be me. I used to be on the veggie hate train too. But dude… you seriously do need to eat your vegetables (don’t you roll your eyes at me! :P) So let’s talk about how to make it a lot more enjoyable for ya.