Monthly Archives: July 2012

Don’t Eat That for Breakfast!

July 23rd, 2012 (No Comments)

How does your breakfast effect your health? You wake up. You’re hungry. You open the cupboard and see two cereals, Captain Crunch and Raisin Bran. What you do next may not only effect your day, but your life. What you eat for breakfast is vitally important to your health. It influences many things; what nutrients […]

All Stress Begins with our Thoughts

July 17th, 2012 (58 Comments)

All stress begins with a thought. It isn’t what’s happening “out there” that initiates the stress response. It’s how we interpret what’s happening “out there” that causes us to become stressed or not. We call this a perception of a threat. If we think this situation will lead to some kind of pain (emotional, mental, […]

Meditation – Wire Your Brain for Success?

July 11th, 2012 (No Comments)

Not only does meditation reduce stress, but it also improves your mind by helping you learn and remember new things. It also improves memory and the ability to focus – permanently. In other words, meditation can wire your brain for success – here’s how . . . While you meditate, your brain goes from the […]

Is Gatorade Good for Kids?

July 6th, 2012 (No Comments)

Gatorade is a sports drink. Sports drinks are different from protein drinks, meal replacement drinks, vitamin drinks, recovery drinks, fitness waters, endurance drinks, and recreational drinks like Kool-Aid and colas. Each drink has a specific purpose (we will talk about each of these in future articles), but the purpose of quality sports drinks is three […]

Soft Drinks that Stress You Out

July 2nd, 2012 (No Comments)

When people are stressed they sometimes reach for a soft drink, but have you ever stopped to think, “What’s in this drink?” The answer might surprise you. It doesn’t matter if it is regular or diet. There are some things in all kinds of soft drinks that may stress you out.