Five on Friday · Nutrition

5 Foods that Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is our body's response to different stressors. Short-term inflammation is beneficial. For example, if you get a cut, the skin surrounding the wound begins to turn red and may swell slightly; these reactions occur to heal the wound. Long-term, or chronic inflammation on the other hand, can be detrimental to our health. This type… Continue reading 5 Foods that Fight Inflammation

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Five on Friday · Sport

5 Ways to NOT Skip Your Workout

We all know that physical activity is good for us - it helps with weight loss and/or maintenance, blood sugar control, and heart health (just to name a few benefits). Another great thing about exercise is that there are countless different ways someone can be active. Some folks run, others lift weights, rock climb, golf, play soccer,… Continue reading 5 Ways to NOT Skip Your Workout

Five on Friday · Nutrition

Five on Friday: Ways to Stay Hydrated

Water makes up more than 50% of our bodies and is crucial to our health. The benefits of drinking water are extraordinary, yet many people struggle to drink enough each day. Water aids in digestion, physical performance, energy levels, keeps our skin looking beautiful, and can also aid in weight loss. It is especially important to… Continue reading Five on Friday: Ways to Stay Hydrated

Five on Friday · Food · Nutrition

Five on Friday: Immune System Essentials

Our immune systems may not be our top priority during the summer time. We're preoccupied with getting that great beach body, protecting our skin from the sun, or grilling the perfect burger at the backyard barbecue. Although the summer season isn't known for getting bogged down with a cold or the flu - it's important… Continue reading Five on Friday: Immune System Essentials