Fermented foods are foods that have been preserved through a process of fermentation. In this process the natural bacteria feed on the sugars and starches in food, which results in lactic acid. The result of this process is longer lasting preserved foods that are high in beneficial enzymes, omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins, and most importantly, different strains of probiotics. But why is this important for us?
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Your calf is found on the lower half of your leg and is an important muscle for maintaining balance, supporting strength, and protecting you from injury. The calf surrounds your Achilles tendon, so all athletes, especially runners, should be sure to strengthen and stretch their calves.
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Smoothies are great for weight loss as they are loaded with the nutrition of their ingredients. Today we have got a smoothie which is a powerhouse of nutrition as its main ingredients are succulent, summer-ripe blueberries, and banana. Tiny, round blue-purple blueberries have long been attributed to the longevity and wellness and in terms of nutrients they are loaded with fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6 and phytonutrient content. Bananas have always been associated with weight gain while the truth is that 1 banana has only 105 calories, 27 grams of carbs, 3 grams of satiating fiber and just 14 grams sugar. It is true that compared to other fruits they do have slightly high calories and carbs but sticking to one five inch portion a day will do no harm. Let’s checkout this delectable “Banana-blueberry-soy smoothie” now which can be prepared in just 5 mins – [Read more…] about Banana-Blueberry-Soy Smoothie
Doing a warm-up is an important part of any exercise regimen. It may not seem like it at first, but you’ll notice that a warm-up gives several benefits to your body as you go through with any exercise program.
The key to releasing your body’s full energy potential in a workout session lies in your ability to get your muscles all “warmed-up” before any exercise routine. Warming-up can make a huge difference in how you perform your workout, you just need to give it a try.
Whether you are a newbie that’s still starting your health program, or already a fitness buff who is a pro when it comes to exercise and working out; a warmup is a mandatory part of your routine.
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If you are looking for a delectable breakfast or dessert option, this Chia Quinoa Porridge is perfect for you. Quinoa is a superfood which can be easily used in sweet and savory dishes. This grain is loaded with protein and fiber which are excellent for nutritious meals! Further everyone knows that chia seeds are the seeds from chia plant belonging to the mint family – lamiaceae, native to central & southern Mexico and Guatemala. The taste of these seeds does not match with its family rather they are bland and don’t have any taste at all! It comes in both black and white varieties. The white ones called Salba have about 20% more nutrients in comparison to the other type (black). So get ready to enjoy this one as breakfast after a morning workout to repair the exhausted muscles and load yourself with proteins – [Read more…] about Healthy Chia Quinoa Porridge!