Do you struggle with making healthy lifestyle changes? Here are some tips on how to make it easier and 6 goals you can start working on now!
Do you sometimes wonder why you made a certain food choice? Have you ever eaten to a point of physical discomfort? Have you ever had that experience when you looked down and you had eaten a whole bag of chips when you had intended “just to eat a few”?
The common thread in these scenarios is often that we were distracted while eating. What is the opposite of distracted? Being present, or mindful of the present moment.
What do we know about mindful eating and how can we apply that to our lives so we can foster a healthier relationship with eating? Let's take a look.
If you are looking to create life-long habits, you know that it can be challenging!
Have you ever become overwhelmed?
One way of accomplishing goals is to break tasks into small mini- goals and make them less of a daunting task. Have you tried this technique? For this month, I challenge you to pick one goal from this list of 6 goals and work on your mini-goal until it becomes part of your routine.
It is okay if you are not perfect! We should aim for progress, not perfection, right?!
If you're trying to lose weight, you’re not alone. Nearly 40 percent of US adults struggle with obesity according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report in 2017. Although most people know that reducing calories, eating healthy foods and exercising regularly will promote weight loss, many find it difficult to shed the pounds. This article addresses effective strategies to lose weight naturally.
Rotis are a staple of the Indian diet but do pack a lot of carbohydrates into a meal. I wanted to come up with a way to add more fiber, protein and good Omega-3 fats to a roti. Here is a version that is hearty and delicious! It does not inflate like a typical wheat roti, but cooks on a traditional tawa (cast iron pan or skillet) flat. Just make sure to cook well on both sides. Enjoy!
Many people are familiar with the benefits of chia seeds, but don’t know how to add it to their diet. This is a delicious & really easy way to enjoy them. Did you know chia seeds originated in South America? They are low in carbohydrates & very high in fiber, unsaturated fats, omega-3 fatty acids & protein. They also provide a good amount of iron, calcium and potassium (beneficial in lowering blood pressure).