Category: Health Deals

Using Technology to Help You Stay on Track

You have more options in fitness tracking than you ever have before. Once upon a time all you’d have was a notebook and pen to serve as food diary and exercise log combined. While this still works for some people, many prefer the options and convenience that comes with turning their tablet or mobile phone into their best fitness tool to date. If you’ve tried to get fit before and failed, you can try again using technology and you might find that you get a better result. A smartphone app means that you can log diet and exercise events as they occur; this helps boost your accountability and makes sure that you’re not going to let things slip just because they slip your mind. Add that to your other options and getting yourself on the right track to your fitness and exercise goals has never been easier. Pick a Calorie Counter The first thing you […]

Simple Ways to Stay Healthy in a Small Apartment or Condo

Staying healthy is a difficult task for most people who are living a fast paced and active lifestyle, which is happening to more and more people as our culture continues to change. Not only does the fast paced culture make it difficult to stay healthy, but living in a small apartment or condo can make it difficult for people to stay on top of their health. This may not seem like something you really need to be concerned about, but the truth is that this can actually make more of a difference than you realize. If you live in a busy city or a populated area, and you wound up living in a very small apartment or condo, there certain things you need to be considering in order to keep your health where it should be. Since this is probably something you’ve never thought about before, you definitely need to learn what sorts of things […]

What Does Organic Really Mean?

Organic is a word that has been tossed around by everyone who is anyone in the world of health and nutrition for the past decades. People swear by the health benefits of eating organic. Restaurants are claiming how much better their food tastes because it is made with organic ingredients. So what does it really mean? According to the USDA, organic means: “Food produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations. Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. Organic food is produced without using most conventional pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation.” The Case for Organic So what does all that mean? Basically it means that for food to be certified as organic it has to be grown without the use […]

Packing Yourself Healthy Lunches

Eating right is key to staying healthy and/or losing weight. Most of us know well enough what the general guidelines are for eating right, but when you truly get into it it turns out that there’s a lot of extra stuff that you might not have bargained for. You have to cook your own food, all the time. When the thought really hits you it can seem very overwhelming. If you’re just cooking for yourself three times a day that’s 21 times you’ll have to be actively creating food. Luckily, you don’t have to spend quite so much time in the kitchen to pack yourself healthy meals. If you’re in the habit of taking lunch to work, you should read on to find out a few quick and easy secrets to do it effortlessly. Learn to Freeze Most of the population sticks leftovers into the refrigerator to pull out for another day. The freezer right […]