Monthly Archives: April 2017

Cauliflower for Ultimate Health and Wellness

Achieving great health and wellness is as easy as eating your vegetables. Therefore it would be foolish not to start eating more broccoli, according to research.
Research has found that certain vegetables like kale, cauliflower, broccoli, brussel sprouts contain sulforaphane, which is a very potent cancer-fighting chemical. Broccoli is a rich source of glucosinolates which break down into the substance called sulforophane. Sulphoraphane appears to have a strong anti-cancer effect by stimulating our natural defenses. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers recognized sulphoraphane as a compound found in broccoli sprouts. The researchers also found that it also kills the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, that is thought to be responsible for many cases of stomach cancer and ulcers.

-Select a head of broccoli, or cauliflower that is a tight green or white head, with firm stalks. -Store the broccoli, and cauliflower in an open container, not sealed. -When preparing florets to be served raw place in cold water for 10 minuets, this will make them crisp. -Eating plain broccoli can be very boring so be creative with your condiments. –Steam broccoli and add toasted pine nuts or seeds.

–Sprinkle broccoli with Balsamic vinegar. –Sprinkle steamed broccoli with olive oil and herb. –Sauté minced garlic and mix with olive oil to drizzle on steamed broccoli.
These are just a few ideas, let your mind wander and create your own recipes for preparing great antioxidant vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and brussel sprouts. Incorporate these vegetables into your life, and help your body with natures antioxidants.

Training Resulting in Improving Women Health

Health and fitness is gaining importance among the people as they are developing awareness about the adverse effects of not taking care of their body properly. Despite this growing awareness, many people still ignore the importance of taking care of their body. The two most common problems faced by people are of weight gain due to fat deposits, and failing health due to malnutrition.

The problem of weight gain due to fat accumulation is particularly common among women in their middle ages. The main reason is that they do not take care of this problem in their youth, and thus have to suffer the consequences at a later stage. Most people are careless about their health in their early ages and do not really care about such issues. But as soon as they step into their middle ages, they realize that it would have been best for them if they had taken this matter into consideration when they had the chance.

There are many fitness programs for women that involve different exercises which are designed to tone the body into proper shape and to prevent certain health problems. However, most of these exercises are only mild exercises and do not involve any complex trainings to tone the body. There are differing views on resistance training exercises for women.

These views are established by different doctors, researchers, and appearance experts, and are based mostly on their personal opinions on fitness and beauty. Many women also have different views about these exercises as they are not clear about their benefits and are also misguided by some women who prefer a muscular body. Women who prefer muscular body make other women think that resistance training is all about building a muscular body rather than a gentle toned womanly body.

Most people misunderstand the concept of resistance training for women. They probably assume that resistance training for women is same as that for men. Although, the method is the same, but the object and other factors involved are entirely different from that of men’s resistance training exercises.

They not only include complex machine exercises and weight exercises, but also include a proper diet and mild toning exercises. Although, some women overdo it which is generally due to personal preferences or improper fitness guides, resistance training for women is nevertheless very important for overall fitness and health.

A woman may reap the fruits of this training in their youth as well as old age. In youth, the fruit may be the great looking body shape and idealistic strength and endurance, whereas in old age the fruit would be strong bones and thus a reduced chance of breaking bones due to a simple fall. Many women who lack such exercises have very weak bones which make their old age very dangerous as they are vulnerable to breaking their bones even by a simple fall from the chair.

Health and Multivitamins

One of the questions that you will most often hear from women is “What type of vitamins or other health products should I use every day to assure my optimum health?”

While it’s true, there is no real substitute for basic good health and for a regular visit to your physician, there are some supplements that can play a very positive role in your good health when used on a regular basis.

Taking a top notch quality vitamin or herbal supplement is one of the most simple and easy ways of assuring that you avoid health issues that may take place from lack of proper nutrients.

Our lifestyles are typically far more busy than they have ever been. Affordable and useful, vitamin supplements can help the typical woman to stay healthier and to make sure that they get the right vitamins when they may skip meals or be too busy to eat a proper diet. Very often one of the things that we neglect when it comes to our busy lifestyle is our own good health and good nutrition.

This is not to say that overdoing vitamins or supplements is in any way positive. Too much of anything isn’t positive and vitamins are no exception to this rule. Moderation and the typical RDA for the various vitamins and minerals is the right path for taking daily vitamins.

Taking the top quality vitamins or daily supplements is also important. The lower priced vitamins may be better than nothing, but only just better than nothing. Making sure that your vitamins are top quality and have quality ingredients is an important part of exploring the vitamins that you take, much as you would any other medication.

Read the ingredients prior to beginning to take a multi-vitamin on a daily basis. You will want to be certain that the vitamins that you are taking are made with quality ingredients and that they are made by a reputable company.

A good plan for every woman, in order to maintain optimal wellness will be to take a solid nutritionally balanced diet. You should also engage in some mild to moderate exercise several times a week. Lastly, a good nutritional supplement taken on a daily basis can do a great deal to support your body and your immune system and keep you healthy for a longer time.

Hydration for Womens Health

I would like to share with you the importance of hydration that will help you insure maximum health and wellness. You must drink eight to ten glasses of water a day. I know you have heard this time and time again. I understand completely! I know how difficult it is to drink all that water in one day. Then start all over again the next morning. I used to think the same way until I found ways to change it up and get it down. Now I look forward to drinking water. Believe it or not!

“Health and nutrition”

Last year I jetted off to France with my phrase book in hand to watch the largest sporting event in the world Le Tour De France. The cyclists that compete in the tour are some of the greatest athletes in the world. But what I notice about each cyclist, their family and friends was very enlightening. Each and every one of them drank water almost twenty four hours a day.
I am an athlete myself and I understand the importance of water while playing a sport, but what was amazing is they always had water in their hand and were constantly drinking it. When they were sitting at a café, during dinner, and just socializing with the fans, they were always drinking and hydrating themselves. It hit home with me. These men that are the best conditioned and in the best health drank water. At that moment, I purchased a bottle of water and have not stopped drinking.

The recommendation of eight to ten eight ounce glasses of water will help ensure that you body has adequate water to keep it working properly. If you would drink at the very least eight glasses filled with eight ounces of water each day you will feel better. Your skin will be softer, suppler, your joints will feel better, be lubricated, and your overall health and wellness will improve. Drinking water helps to move the environmental toxins out of your body. Water suppresses the appetite naturally and helps the body metabolize stored fat.
Now, the next time you have difficultly drinking your 8 glasses of water I want you to think of ways to change it.

-Add a twist of Lemon.

-Add a splash of cranberry juice.

-Add a little (not the whole packet) of Crystal Light

-Think of low calorie juice to add to change the flavor.