coconut oil and energy

Why Consume Coconut Oil During Pregnancy?

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Staying active and getting the proper nutrition is so important during pregnancy. With food aversions, pregnancy cravings, and the dreadful non-stop tiredness, I know it’s hard, but so worth it for both you and your baby.Now that I’m almost 36 weeks pregnant, I’m especially focusing on incorporating healthy fats such as coconut oil and omega-3 rich foods into my daily diet, along with lean proteins, carbohydrates, fruits, and vegetables.There are so many benefits of consuming coconut oil during pregnancy and I highly recommend anyone to start during their first trimester. Here’s why –Natural Energy – Coconut oil has helped tremendously […]

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Raspberry Protein Smoothie

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Happy New Year’s Day! Now that the Holidays are officially over until Valentine’s Day, there’s no excuse for eating bad. I’m taking initiative today to start day one of clean eating, which I’m actually excited about. I know that some weight gain may occur within the November and December months, but don’t let it get you down. To start the journey of getting back to clean eating, I give away any junk food that may be in the house. If it’s not in my possession, I won’t be eating it – simple as that! Next, I make sure to have […]

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Top 5 Healthy Fats for Losing Weight

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A lot of people still have the misconception that healthy fats will make you fat. Believe it or not, this is the exact opposite. You should actually try to incorporate healthy fats into your diet on a daily basis not only for fat loss, but overall health benefits. According to Grinnell, writer for Muscle and Fitness, our bodies need the right amount of fats to support metabolism, cell signaling, the health of certain body tissues, immunity function, hormone production, and the absorption of may nutrients. With so many different options of healthy fats out on the market and in found […]

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