Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: AMACOM (July 12, 2016)
I keep hearing on social media, television, and on the internet about the fact that switching to a plant-based diet is healthier for us, can get rid of leaky gut syndrome, and can reduce disease (or the risk of certain diseases) among other benefits. As with most such topics, Googling terms like “healthier eating”, “plant-based diet” or other similar keywords will return results that, quite frankly, just boggle my mind. It’s total information overload.
A Plant-Based Life: Your Complete Guide to Great Food, Radiant Health, Boundless Energy, and a Better Body by Micaela Cook Karlsen appealed to me not only because of the fantastic and colorful cover art but also because reading the synopsis of what the book contains it seemed to be a single source of information that would discuss the topic in a fairly complete manner.
Do you struggle with the decisions of what to have for dinner? Do you love to cook delicious gourmet meals for your family, but hate the prep work and the waste that comes along with buying large quantities of ingredients at the grocery stores? If so, you will love the new meal kits from Home Chef that are super easy, fresh, and include all the ingredients you need to prepare a meal that your family will love!
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Regan Arts.; 1 edition (December 29, 2015)
Have you found yourself gaining weight (even just a few pounds) year after year, despite trying to live an active lifestyle? Do you crave sugar and other snacks to the point that it feels like you can’t control your cravings? Are you experiencing increasingly aggravating issues with your digestive system? Pick up a copy of Become A Fat-Burning Machine: The 12-Week Diet by Mike Berland (with Gale Bernhardt) and give the pages a perusal and you may find your life described within.
GreekGirl Beauty Protein is a truly unique product. Sure there are other protein powders on the market, but GreekGirl Protein is different. Not only is it packed with whey protein, it is a non-GMO product, contains no fat or sugar and incorporates a gluten-free blend of 100% Greek yogurt. Sound good? Well, it gets even better. Each serving contains only 50 calories, 2 grams of carbs, 10 grams of protein and is jam-packed with essential vitamins (including all 8 B vitamins), minerals, probiotics, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories.
All of these great, healthful ingredients together make up he GreekGirl Beauty Protein product which can provide the following benefits for women:
- Improve skin elasticity
- Add length and volume to hair
- Strengthen nails
- Replenish dry and cracked skin
- Improve sleep and vitality
With our busy lifestyles, a little extra support in all of these areas is something we can all use, am I right? Continue Reading
Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: Ulysses Press (March 1, 2016)
There is a lot of talk in the media about the effects our diet can have inside our bodies as well as on the surface of our skin. Younger Skin Starts in the Gut by Dr. Nigma Talib addresses how eating the wrong foods can impact digestion as well as age skin by causing wrinkles, blemishes, and bags among other undesirable outcomes.
Outlined in the book is a 4-week program to “identify and eliminate your skin-aging triggers — Gluten, Wine, Dairy and Sugar.” Wine? Say it isn’t so, Dr. Talib?! Continue Reading
Vega Shake It all-plant-based protein and green shakes, available in many flavors, will keep you going all day long.
How many times have you tried to lose weight, only to be knocked down by the thought of being hungry? I am a plus size mama that loves food but I have never been one that eats a lot. I do, however, have a bad habit of eating a lot of junk food that is not good for me.
So when a protein shake came to my attention I just knew that I needed to try it out and start thinking about taking care of my body better. I want to lose weight and I think this is a good start for me. Vega Shake It is a vegan, plant-based protein product that helps reduce your calorie intake while still feeling full. I tried three different flavors: berry, chocolate and vanilla. Continue Reading
Springtime is “officially” here! Well, in some areas. I have seen some of my friends post pictures of snow!