Tag Archives: healthy

How Often Should You Get a Massage?

Massage therapy is one of the many beneficial therapeutic options you can choose from at a spa or a practice that specializes in massage and aroma therapy. People who get massages for their first time realize the effects immediately, and then they start to question how often a person should actually receive a massage. It’s a great question, as massages are healthy and beneficial for your muscles.

Texas Cooking That’s Delicious and Good For You

When you think of homemade Texas food, you might think of greasy meat, doughy breads, savory soups and fatty desserts. The summer is a time to gather around the fire pit or barbecue and enjoy some delicious meals together. There’s no shame in eating good old fashioned cooking, especially from Texas, which is one state known for its good eats. Some Texas recipes however, are still just as delicious as they are healthy.

Reasons Why Going to the Beach is Healthy

The beach offers a lot more than simply fun and relaxation. While these two components are positive results of taking a trip out to the coast, there are several other reasons why going to the beach produces healthy results for the body and mind.

Scrumptious Spinach Recipes

Popeye sure loved his spinach, but not everyone enjoys spinach as much as he did. With today being Fresh Spinach Day, we encourage of readers to give spinach another chance though. To help you do so, we think it’s only fitting to share some healthy spinach recipes that we love with our readers. Without further ado, here are some of our favorites:

Spinach and Strawberry Salad

As you might guess, spinach and strawberries are the main ingredients in this recipe. With the amount of hidden calories you often find in dressings, you should make your own to keep this recipe healthy. Find out the ingredients for a delicious, but healthy dressing here.

Weekly Health Tidbits: Obesity and Sleep

Obesity

With over 9 million children in our country alone being considered obese and overweight, the right people are starting to take notice. Hopefully the right people do the right thing, and start making some positive changes to this epidemic. 300,000 deaths a year in that range are due to that obesity, clearly it’s time.

One idea continually being tossed around, and I hope it works, is using educational computer games that targets children aged 3-8, that is a fun, interactive, and entertaining way for them to learn the importance of healthy eating, and the need to stay active.

Weight Loss Tips, Part 2

We’re back with Part 2 of the weight loss tips!

Distribute your calories evenly over the day. Traditionally Americans skip breakfast or have an unhealthy one, have a decent sized lunch, and a big dinner. Rapid weight loss diet studies show that this is horribly inefficient and promotes fat creation. Think about your activity level throughout the day. Typically you are burning most of your calories during the day, not at night. That is when your body needs to be fueled, not at night before going to bed. To fuel your rapid weight loss plan eat smaller meals frequently throughout the day; instead of 3 try for 6. Keep in mind the keyword here is smaller and healthy meals.

Weight Loss Tips, Part 1

There are many factors to consider when choosing and implementing a rapid weight loss plan. The first question you need to ask yourself is, is this a sustainable plan? Meaning, will I be able to stick to it after I start it? Any diet plan can take some time to see results, and if you do not have the motivation, dedication, and impatience to see it through you will never see results with any weight loss plan.

The next question to ask is if you have the information you need to achieve the results and be successful. While only you can help answer that first question, there is help on the second. Following are a number of  weight loss tips that will help you achieve results with your rapid weight loss plan.