While summer fun is…FUN, often it can lead to a relaxed diet. Or at least, you may pay less attention to what you eat becauseIT’S SUMMER. And a diet of burgers, chips, and soda is totally nutritional, isn’t it? Plus, carbs don’t count in the summer, right? If only! Good news is, eating healthy doesn’t have to dampen your summer fun. The key is planning out snacks and making them fun and easy!
Most grocery stores carry at least two or three different mushrooms, usually White Button, Baby Bellas, and/or Portobello mushrooms. If you’re lucky, they’ll also have Shiitake mushrooms. But if you want a larger selection, you’ll need to visit a specialized grocer or farmer’s market, where you’re more likely to find “wild” mushrooms as well.
Chocolate Chia Reishi Pudding is a simple yet delicious treat. It might be just the easiest, healthy dessert recipe you can make and without any baking! Because the chia seeds expand in your stomach, it will help you feel fuller longer. So not only is it tasty, but it’s a treat you can feel good about eating even when you are dieting. It’s rich, decadent and chocolatey, and you don’t need to feel guilty about enjoying it!
In the ever-busy modern world, life moves at an amazingly fast pace. And sometimes we get tangled up in what we’re doing, and we get stressed out because we can’t quite keep up. Wouldn’t life be so much easier without stress?
There are several mushrooms that offer numerous health benefits, but today we want to talk about a mushroom that doesn’t look like your typical mushroom. In fact, it’s technically not a mushroom. Native to the cool, wintery climates of Siberia, Canada, and Northern Europe. “Friend” to birch trees. And known for its coal-like exterior, let us present – the chaga mushroom.
A year ago, working from home became a new norm for several people. Hoping that it wouldn’t be a permanent change, not everyone was quick to adapt and still some may struggle. But many people have found that they actually thrive working from home – it all comes down to finding a good work-life balance.
Beta-glucan is typically a soluble fiber found in the cell walls of bacteria, yeasts, algae, grains and mushrooms (like Reishi, Cordyceps, Maitake, Shiitake, Lion’s Mane and Chaga). The beta-glucans in mushrooms are attracting a great deal of attention due to their many health benefits.
In the modern world with so many options to fill your day, sometimes your health gets set on the back burner. But as women, we must realize that our health is important – we have much to live for and we’ve been blessed with the gift to keep life flowing on this planet. We are nurturers; we must take care of ourselves so we can continue to help others grow.
Do you ever look back on your childhood, teen years, and even early 20’s and wish you had that kind of energy again? Nutrition plays a huge role in our energy levels and by eating the right types of foods, you can give your body a natural energy boost.
A healthy gut has a diverse community of microbes. Of these microbes, the most important are the good bacteria which aid in preventing bad bacteria, viruses, parasites, etc., from entering the rest of your body. A leaky gut happens when there’s an imbalance between the beneficial bacteria and the bad stuff (cue heartburn, etc.).