Daily Archives: July 14, 2017

Six Steps To Staying Healthy For The New School Year

3) Drink water all day. You will also need to drink a lot of water during the day. Water keeps you hydrated and also flushes out toxins from your body. Aim to drink eight or more glasses per day. Water also keeps you feeling full so you won’t be so inclined to eat unhealthy snacks all the time.

Pour the oat mixture into two ramekins sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and it is firm when you gently shake the ramekin.

Fill your kitchen pantry with good wholesome, healthy foods. Not junk foods such as cookies, pastries, pop tarts, and other tempting unhealthy treats. Maybe substitute junk foods with high fiber trail mixes, unsalted peanuts and nuts, dried fruits, wheat pastas, high fiber/low sugar cereals, and peanut butter.

The third tip is don’t cut out all the fat! Fats are a necessary part of a healthy diet. It’s the types of fat you eat that is the key. Healthy fats, boost brain power, improve and mood, promote healthy pregnancies, contribute to healthy skin and hair, and help absorb certain vitamins, among other things. Rather than cut out all fats, just be smart about the ones you do eat. Seek out healthy fats such as those found in olive and canola oil, nuts, avocados, fish and seafood, and peanut butter. Cutting these out of your diet completely could lead to unhealthy nails and dull, flat hair, unhealthy nervous system and stress levels, and spikes in blood sugar. A little good fat goes a long way. So make sure you work a little of these good fats into a well-rounded diet.

You need to get a specific and measurable weight loss number for a target. This is one of the strategies that’s pretty easy to do, and it could help you lose weight; but be sure to put your goals in a time frame. Goal setting is an effective tool to measure the progress you’re making; so you’ll be aware of your success.

Sure, you eat your recommended portion and sizes at the right meal time. But, what about in between meals? If you have that tempting bag of pretzels at your secret stash or a sumptuous rack of muffin at the pantry, chances are you have been cheating after meals. Add all the numbers and your calorie intake sure go up intensely.

After a short quest, I discovered a wonderful, healthy breakfast recipe. And the beauty of it is that it can be halved and made with one egg white, if you are making breakfast for one.

Ramen noodles are empty calories, and toss out the cinnamon buns because they have about 500 empty calories per bun. So find one of your skinny friends. Give them to a skinny friend that need to gain a few extra pounds.