Health Benefits of Zumba Part 1

Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — to help improve cardiovascular fitness. Zumba is an aerobic activity that can count toward the amount of aerobic activity recommended for most healthy adults by the Department of Health…

Benefits of Oatmeal Part 2

Whether you’re making overnight oats or adding oats to your smoothie, you’re getting a nutrition powerhouse with some major health benefits. Oats and oatmeal are packed with fiber, protein, and tons of vitamins and minerals. They are such a versatile food and can be incorporated into practically any meal of the day. Oats are a staple in…

Benefits of Oatmeal Part 1

Whether you’re making overnight oats or adding oats to your smoothie, you’re getting a nutrition powerhouse with some major health benefits. Oats and oatmeal are packed with fiber, protein, and tons of vitamins and minerals. They are such a versatile food and can be incorporated into practically any meal of the day. Oats are a staple in…

All About Moringa Powder

Loaded with tons of nutrients and antioxidants. Moringa Powder is one of nature’s most nutritious superfoods. It contains all 9 essential amino acids, and supports the immune system, detoxifies the body, improves mental clarity, and much more. Here are a few health benefits of Moringa Powder : Energy Boost – Moringa contains vitamins B1, B2,…

Turmeric ‘Golden Milk’ Latte

Turmeric is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Turmeric derives its medicinal superpowers from the compound curcumin, which has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that may be beneficial for digestion, detoxification, and pain relief. According to a 2014 study, curcumin may be able to help fight depression. Curcumin has also been shown to be an effective anti-inflammatory agent. It…

Health Benefits of Turmeric

Want to relive aches and pains, reduce inflammation and heal your digestive tract? Bypass your medicine cabinet and head to your space rack instead. Turmeric, that bright yellow spice that give curry it’s distinctive colour, is a superhero spice that has been used for over 4000 years in India. It’s rich in curcumin, a potent…

Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

Start the day out with a cup of warm water and the juice of half a lemon. It’s so simple and the benefits are just too good to ignore. Here are a few benefits of drinking lemon water : Boosts Your Immune System – Lemons are high in Vitamin C and potassium. Vitamin C is…

Foods To Cool Down After Eating Spicy Food

So, you got a little overconfident and went with extra-hot buffalo sauce for your wings, added too many jalapenos to your nachos or were way too generous with the cayenne pepper while cooking dinner. Or maybe you just had no idea those peanuts were even going to be spicy. Whether on purpose or not, we’ve…

All About BCAA

BCAA stands for “Branched Chain Amino Acids”. It is typically made up of essential amino acids Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine in a ratio of 2:1:1 or 4:1:1. These amino acids are essential as they cannot be made in the body. They contribute up to 33% of lean Muscle Mass. BCAA supplementation of advised for Vegans,…

Guide to Anti-Nutrients Part 2

Anti nutrients are natural or synthetic compounds found in a variety of foods especially grains, beans, legumes and nits that interfere with the absorption of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Anti nutrients can also be found in plant roots, vegetables, leaves and fruits, although these are at much lower levels and usually have benefits as…