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Vegan Power Bar with Complete Protein

  Quinoa, buckwheat, hemp seed, blue green algae and soybeans are the only vegetarian sources that provide complete protein. Protein encourages weight loss and increases your metabolic rate. It builds HDL or good cholesterol, helps improve the immune system and antioxidant and insulin functions. Here’s a delicious vegan power bar that contains the complete protein […]

Weekly Food Intake – World View

Take a look at what sort of foods and beverages are contributing to the average family’s food budget around the world. How does your weekly food budget compare? I found these figures and images really put into perspective the choices I make. Maybe it’s time for me to cut back on the coffee consumption!!!   […]

What Story Does Your Fridge Tell?

Ever look in your fridge, and even though there’s tons of food, you feel like it would take too much effort to make something? When I don’t take time to prep my groceries before I put them in the fridge, I pay dearly as healthy food goes untouched and spoils. I also end up eating […]

Baby Cakes, The Calorie Free Gift

It was just a few weeks after the birth of my daughter that a friend stopped by with one of the best gifts a new mom could ask for. I hadn’t heard of this before but it’s called Baby Cakes and it’s a diaper cake – Pampers brand diapers stacked together to look like a […]

Nadeen Boman's Top 10 Tips

Nadeen’s Top 10 Tips

  1. Exercise regularly and be consistent over the long term.  Even if you miss a week or two don’t let it turn into a month or six! Working out even just twice per week every week beats training 5 days a week for a month then following it up by doing nothing for weeks. […]

Stretching to Alleviate Pain

I’ve posted some basic stretches to Flickr. Use these images and accompanying descriptions to ensure you’re stretching properly and keeping your body long and lean. You should stretch frequently and most definitely after a workout. Aim to lengthen your muscles every day. Exercise causes our muscles to contract and shorten. (And so does sitting at […]

Body Rolling for Tight Muscles

Whether you use a foam roller or body ball (Yamuna, Acuball, Spiky Ball), body rolling is the new and effective way to self massage and relieve muslce tension. Here are just a few of the benefits of body rolling: Lengthens your body by “rolling out” contracted tissue and creating healthy space between joints, ribs and vertebrae. […]