Love Your Heart By Eating Healthy

An ideal eating plan incorporates a variety of: Fruits Proteins: beans, eggs, fish, nuts, lean meats and poultry. Low-fat dairy products. Vegetables. Whole grains and fiber. Limited amounts of high-cholesterol foods, saturated fats and trans fats. Limited amounts of sodium, which is found in salt. Limited amounts of alcohol.

Fatigue & Nutrition

Not eating enough or eating the wrong food can cause fatigue. Foods high in sugar and simple carbohydrates can cause your blood sugar to peak and crash. Always eat a healthy breakfast that includes protein and complex carbohydrates to avoid fatigue and keep your energy levels stable. Hidden food allergies can make you sleepy. If … Continue reading Fatigue & Nutrition

Keys to Preventing Dehydration & Heat Related Illness

According to WebMD, prolonged or intense exposure to hot temperatures can cause heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat stroke. As your body works to cool itself under extreme or prolonged heat, blood rushes to the surface of your skin. As a result, less blood reaches your brain, muscles, and other organs. This … Continue reading Keys to Preventing Dehydration & Heat Related Illness