Autumn brings more mild temperatures, along with the most beautiful scenery (although I am biased, since I am getting married in Autumn!)
Along with the positives, of course there are some negatives that come with this time of year. Shorter days often leave people feeling like their energy is zapped. In addition, the dryer air does a number on our hair, skin and nails.
A little about me: I run my own business, which includes my nutritional counselling practice, media work, writing, group presentations…and everything in between. I run it by myself as a sole proprietor. Most of the time I love it. However sometimes my work gets crazy and stressful and I feel stuck.
I’m very much of the food-first philosophy. Get your nutrition through food first, and then look to fill in the gaps with supplements after this.
The interest in non-dairy milks has sky rocketed. This is for a variety of reasons. Choosing the best milk or plant-based milk can be challenging, with the wide variety of options on the market. While all types of milk are equivalent when it comes to calcium and vitamin D, let me help you compare their nutritional content and outline their respective controversies.
“If you want to help support your immune system, crack open this bottle.”
– Vitamin Water Defence (Vitamin C+Zinc)
“The zinc helps to maintain immune system and function.”
-Centrum ProNutrients Immunity
” Vitamin A maintains resistance to infection”
-Swiss Natural Vitamin A Capsules
We typically view vegetarians and vegans as having a small body mass and lacking strength. This profile may make it difficult to picture vegetarians and vegans as high-performing athletes. However there are many famous vegetarian athletes: football player Joe Namath, boxer Mike Tyson and tennis player Venus Williams to name a few. Is it possible for an athlete maintain their muscle mass without eating meat? How can they meet their nutritional needs while being meat free?