Chocolate - Glorious Chocolate! Lose weight and eat chocolate!
Chocolate and coffee are my weakness. I can't do without them and I love them. Give me a menu with gluten free chocolate anything on the desert page and I am into it!! Admittedly this doesn't happen often, so I guess its okay. Maybe I need to throw a few more hints out there to go out for dinner.
Here is what I think about chocolate...
Flag the diets, flag the scales, flag the measuring tapes. Food and diet is all about fueling the body for energy. So if you body doesn't know how to process something it is going to slow it down, its going to get grumpy, lathargic and start to scream. Your body is one of the most intelligent and valuable things you will ever own so you want to look after it.
What does the term clean eating mean?
Well make life easy for your body, if it wasn't around thousands of years ago, chances are your body has no idea how to break it down and use it for energy.
So life is conflicting, you read something and it says avoid alcohol, I even wrote that in my sleep section, and yes I do agree to some degree because when I drink white wine, or more than 2 glasses of wine I have the worst sleep and wake up with hot flushes and I can wake up being sooooo hung over from just one small glass or even sip of white wine.
Something else I have discovered is that whenever I drink white wine and some other form of alcohol (other than red) that effects my sleep, the next day not only do I feel like I am hung over, but I also feel low and sluggish, and very unmotivated. However all this changes when I drink a small glass of red wine? Go figure.
Is Salt good for you? Discover The Benefits of Salt!
The problem with salt is that it has a bad name because of all the packaged food and processed meals that we eat. This salt is bad for you! Too much of this type of salt which includes table salt, has got a bad name for a reason. Research has also suggested that standard table salt contains 1/3 sand, 1/3 glass and 1/3 salt...
Hydration is crucial to your health and well being, but what you are drinking is even more crucial. Bisphenol A also known as BPA is a man made chemical that is present in plastic food and drinking containers. It is classified as a endocrine disruptor, which alters the function of the endocrine system by mimicking the role of the bodies natural hormones. The chemical can leach in into the contents of the container when the container is heated and stored where temperatures may rise above room temperature.
So I thought I would just write a quick wee post explaining what I am doing....
Well I love sharing information, and especially information on how to be healthy, fit and full of life. My mission with this blog is to just bring you my experiences as I travel through my mission to eat clean, healthy food and to get into the best shape of my life.
So remembering to drink water throughout your day is hard work. We all find it hard to keep up the fluids, but know how good we do feel when we do.
Here are a few tips to drinking water
In the morning drink 2 glasses of water before eating.
Drink most of your water in between your meals, and just drink a glass with dinner to help wash down your meals, not drown them.
Drink 2 glasses of water before exercise, that tired heavy leg feeling you get before going to the gym….feel the difference when you drink water first.