“Drink more water” is practically always at the top of the list for anyone pursuing a healthier lifestyle. But many people don’t enjoy drinking plain water, so we’re always looking for tricks to make the hydration habit easier to keep up.
Raw goats milk is often a hot topic of conversation. Fans of milk pasteurization argue that there is no way to ensure the bacterial safety of the product. Proponents of the raw movement, on the other hand, say that it contains more vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, trace elements, enzymes, protein, and fatty acids than cows milk. Unsurprisingly, the latter is correct. Keeping food as close as possible to its natural state is always the healthier option. Of course, it is important to purchase quality goats milk from a reputable source or raise goats yourself so that you know exactly what you are putting into your body. Here are just a few delicious things you can do with this milk and how to source it locally.
Whether you think it tastes like grass or you enjoy the earthy flavor of this warm drink, it’s hard to deny the many proven health benefits of green tea. Originating in China, this fragrant tea gained popularity in the west and is now one most frequently enjoyed teas across America. Green tea comes from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, which is the same plant used to make oolong and black teas. However, green tea but processed through a different wilting an oxidation process which gives it an entirely different flavor and color.
Ahh summer, the time of sunshine, socializing and sipping on fun and fruity beverages while lounging poolside. There’s just one little problem. Those itty-bitty seasonal clothes, and those great big calorie-loaded cocktails, are totally at odds with one another! While we want to be looking and feeling our best to enjoy that hot weather, we don’t want to pile on the pounds from enjoying one too many summery treats. [Read more…]