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I Think It’s A Bit Crazy…   My husband and I tend to keep Valentine’s Day pretty low maintenance around here.  I think it’s a bit crazy that people spend all this money on just one day. Why should this one day be any different from any other day?  Shouldn’t we always show our love and appreciation for our spouse or loved ones? Now I am not trying to be the Anti-Valentines Day kind of gal, but I do think…

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Talking about sustainable fishing!

Teaching Our Girls About Sustainable Fishing   Recently, my husband I bought a fishing boat for our family to enjoy. The other day we took the girls out for a day of fishing. It was a lot of fun! We caught over 30 fish, which I think counts as a success! But more than just being fun, it was a great opportunity to teach the girls about sustainable fishing. We didn’t keep every single fish we caught. In fact, we…

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The Danger of Rhabdomyolysis | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Exercise is essential for maintaining a healthy body.   Staying physically fit is key to maintaining a healthy weight at all times of the year. It helps your body work more efficiently on all levels, even your metabolism itself. It’s an important part of staying healthy! But as important as exercise is to your health, you need to look out for one big problem that can emerge when people try to get into shape far too quickly. Rhabdomyolysis: An Unspoken…

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The many health benefits of pomegranates

Ooh THIS color!  That beautiful pop of red! ❤   When’s the last time you ate a pomegranate? I can safely say that they’ve become a staple in my house for this time of year. They’re crisp and light, but so juicy and wholesome. They’re also amazing with chocolate. So delicious! They’re so important to my house’s diet, I made a whole video about opening up pomegranates as quickly as possible. We have to have them! These fruits look like jewels, …

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Holiday

Relax About Food This Holiday Season!   Each of us has had that moment during the holidays. You know the one: “How many calories were in that cookie? How many cups of cocoa have I had? Have I had too many calories?” Let me put your mind at ease: It’s okay to relax about food this holiday season. The stress caused from worrying about putting that cookie into your mouth will do more harm then that cookie itself. Now, I’m not…

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10 Allergy Free Treats To Give Away At Halloween

Halloween’s almost here!! It’s time to start planning out what you’ll pass out to the kiddos this Halloween. We have to think of things that everyone will be able to enjoy. That is, it’s important to find allergy free treats! I know, I know… these are pretty hard to find in most stores. Here are ten (yes, TEN!) treats you’ll be able to give away to the kiddos on your street without guilt. 10 Allergy Free Treats To Give Away…

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Time to eat concept, color word and clock on blackboard

Today’s article is brought to you by Dr. Mercola. When you eat can be just as important as what you eat!   Intriguing new research is adding weight to the notion that when you eat could be just as important as what you eat… and possibly even more so. You’re probably aware that your body runs on a regular circadian rhythm that coincides with when you sleep and wake. But each of your organs, including your liver, muscle, fat and…

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Natures Beauty In Florida | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Nature’s Beauty   I recently moved to Florida with my family — recent meaning within a year.  I love discovering new things and today I am going to share some of Florida’s beauty with you all. We often forget that nature can dramatically benefit our lives in a healthy way! It can help reduce stress, creates family unity (my girls love to come out “smell the roses”) and the sun and fresh air can dramatically affect your mood and health…

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TOP 5 FOODS TO EAT AFTER A WORKOUT

It’s Not All About The Protein!   Proteins are a MUST for your post workout snack. They build and repair your hard worked muscles. With more lean muscle there’s no doubt you’ll notice a slimmer, toned physique. But did you know carbohydrates are equally important after your workout? Especially if you just finished an intense cardio routine.  After all, exercise depletes the carbohydrates in our body. A main goal with a workout is to feel vibrant and energized throughout the…

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INCREASE YOUR METABOLISM | WHOLELIFESTYLENUTRITION.COM

Did you know you have the power to change your entire metabolism? To speed it up or slow it down. It’s all related to what you eat and how you exercise. While resistance training increases your lean muscle mass (which fires up your metabolism for up to 72 hours after your workout) intense cardio training can burn up to 1000 calories during an aerobic routine. By combining both elements, you rev up your metabolism to a whole new level. The…

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