Month: January 2017

Get Your Kids More Nutritious & Fit In 2017 With These Tips

Struggling to keep your family on a proper diet and exercising in the low light of winter? You aren’t alone! November through February are the hardest months to keep yourself eating right and working out – never mind several other people as well! This article is a list of tips and tricks to help you keep yourself AND your whole family working out and eating healthy during these bleak winter months.
 

  • Start With The Babies!

  • The first thing you should consider really is starting a lifetime of health at the start of a lifetime. Only makes sense right? When it comes to nutritious eating for babies you should stick to breast feeding for the first six months and then follow that with a steady diet of iron rich foods as well as a borderline over-dose of fruits & veggies. Get them used to fruits and veggies early and you won’t have to hear the complaints later!
     

  • Teach Them By Example

  • This is the classic example and cautionary tale of “monkey-see monkey-do.” You are, easily, the biggest influence in your child’s life – they will always be watching your every move including what you’re eating. So, if you’re eating right they will be inclined to as well. Ensuring that you eat as many meals as possible together is crucial for the success of this concept as well.
     

  • Make The Options Healthy Options

  • Instead of letting temptation curtail the health efforts, stock the house up with the healthiest options you can. Limit the amount of sugary drinks in the refrigerator and stock up on natural fruit juices and bottled water. Ditch the junk food and load up the fridge with fruits and veggies – preferably already cut up and ready to eat kids style!
     

  • Trick Them Into Working Out!

  • Getting kids to exercise can be near impossible. Especially when they feel they performing physical fitness for the sake of performing physical fitness. Sign them up for sports teams that they might enjoy like soccer, basketball and/or baseball. You can even try more alternative methods like swimming, kids karate, or some improvised activities.
     

These are just SOME ideas to kick-start you’re healthy household. Feel free to come up with your own to help supplement the healthy balance in your household!
 

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This Diet Will Help Reduce Your Acne

So, new year new you right? But curing you’re acne problem isn’t as simple as flipping a switch. However, maybe it is as simple as changing what you eat. According to a new study, if you change your diet to eat only foods with low gylcemic indexes and maintain this for at least three months, you’re acne should start to subside substantially. This won’t cure you forever of acne the same way going to the dentist and having your cavities filled won’t cure you of cavities forever – you need to make permanent changes in order to see permanent results, plain and simple.
 
You might now be wondering which foods are ok to consume by this diet and which aren’t. As you might expect all sorts of foods are different and will yield different results. You can start by checking here first. After that you should realize that it is what you likely suspected: healthier foods have lower glycemic indexes and thus are better for you’re acne killing diet. Vegetables and wheats are much lower on the gylcemic index scale while soft drinks and sweets in general are much higher. It’s also reccomended that you participate in workouts that cause less perspiration than normal during these first three months such as swimming, martial arts, and high weight low repetition weight lifting.
 
Once again, we arrive at the age old dilemma – eating healthy sucks and tastes bad. There isn’t really a solution for that other than making healthy eating a habit by sticking it through for at least a month (anything you do for at least a month will become habitual, by definition). All this article proves is that there is yet another reason to start eating healthier!
 

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