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10 Super Foods to Soothe Asthma Symptoms

I have asthma (my mom smoked 2 packs of cigarettes a day while carrying me). I’ve had to depend on a puffer every year of my life which may have contributed to my COPD. What is COPD? COPD includes diseases such as irreversible asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and bronchiectasis. When our airways are inflamed, they become narrower. This starts a lung disease called asthma – and there is no known cure, but there are ways to temporarily treat symptoms when they occur. • If you produce a lot of mucus… • Have trouble breathing… • Are constantly wheezing… • Feel chest tightness… Then read on ..... 1. Avocado Avocado, with its high levels of L-glutathione, protects our cells from free radical damage (such as histamine). This trendy fruit can be prepared in a variety of ways, because it is literally considered “the master of antioxidants.” 2. Honey . Working Mother…
Matcha
December 9, 2019
FitnessHealthMom'sWorkout's

Women’s Fitness Explain How To Get Rid Of Love Handles

Say goodbye to stubborn love handles and uncover those abs with these tips... Love handles and stubborn fat are a problem for practically all of us. So, if you want to look and feel great, there are a lot of things to consider. Whilst diet and exercise are two powerful tools in the pursuit of a healthy body, sleep patterns, stress levels and body confidence all have their own part to play. Learn how to make the most of what you've got (and disguise those love handles) with our top expert tips. Eat up, slim down Always thinking about your next meal? Not anymore! The secret behind fat-loss success lies in properly fuelling your body with nutrient-dense food. Number one on the list is fibre – both the soluble and insoluble types. Fibre helps slow down digestion and recharges your body with a steady stream of energy, but worryingly, a…
Matcha
November 25, 2019
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The Many Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chia seeds became popular in the 1970's in the United States when used in the novelty item, Chia Pets. We all remember the chia pet commercials. Chia pets were clay figures used like a flower pot to grow chia seeds into a plant. The plant resembled hair or fur. Fast forward to 2018. Today, chia seeds are considered "superfoods" and known for their health benefits- this is one of the reasons XR Nutrition includes whole, unaltered Chia Seeds in our Plant-based Protein. What are the health benefits of chia seeds? Before we discuss that we must first learn about what they are and the history behind this amazing food. Chia is a seed from the salvia hispanica plant which is native to Central America. We also get chia seeds from the plant salvia columariae of the Southwest United States and Mexico. The seeds are hydrophilic, which means they absorb water…
Matcha
November 18, 2019
FitnessHealthMom'sUncategorized

How To Have More Energy

Beat the slump with these tips. 1 in 3 of us claims to feel permanently shattered, with the pace of modern life the biggest energy sapping culprit, according to Mintel research. Many of us turn to knocking back a coffee, but that will only mask the symptoms of tiredness. You’ll perk up temporarily because it stimulates the delivery of more oxygenated blood around the body, but when it wears off you may feel even worse. Try these tips instead. Drink more water Dehydration can induce fatigue and reduced focus and concentration because it lowers blood volume, which means your heart and lungs must work harder to pump the blood to your brain and other organs. At the first sign of tiredness, drink a glass of water, but you can also keep a bottle of water with you at all times and sip on it regularly. Set a timer on your…
Matcha
November 11, 2019
FitnessHealthMom'sRecipes

Protein Balls

Need an easy snack? We've got you covered with our Protein Ball recipe! These are easy to make and can be stored in the fridge for up to a week or tossed into the freezer for longterm storage.    Ingredients: 3/4 C. Almond Flour 2 Scoops XR Nutrition Vanilla Protein 4 Tbsp. Peanut or Almond Butter 4-5Tbsp. Unsweetened Almond Milk 1:2 tsp. Vanilla Prep: Mix dry ingredients, mix in wet ingredients, mix again! Optional: Add dark chocolate chips Use a small scooper to form protein balls, place in fridge to firm. Get your XR Nutrition Protein to make this recipe!   Contributor: Aubrie H. | IG handle @aubriehewitt
Dani Richeson
November 5, 2019
HealthMom'sRecipes

4 Really Easy, Healthy, Yummy Thanksgiving Sides for Busy Cooks

Cooking a festive holiday meal needn't be complicated. Complement your turkey or roast with these super-simple-and-delicious sides—no processed ingredients in any! For the best combination of easy, yummy and healthy in holiday side-dish recipes, look no further. Lisa Leake, who writes the popular food blog 100 Days of Real Food, has now given us the cookbook 100 Days of Real Food: Fast & Fabulous. And we thank her, because not only are all of her mouth-watering recipes processed-food-free, they're also truly doable for time-strapped working moms. The four recipes you'll find here are just right for a very happy Thanksgiving meal. You'll thank us—and Lisa! Click recipe title for details. Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apple Juice . Lindsey Rose Johnson Cooking Brussels sprouts on the stove with some lovely bacon and then finishing them off with some sweet apple juice hits the spot. Simple Skillet Cornbread . Lindsey Rose…
Matcha
November 4, 2019
FitnessHealthMom'sRecipes

Pumpkin Protein Muffins

Looking for a healthy snack for the fall season? Try these Pumpkin Protein Muffins! These muffins provide fiber, protein, and collagen to boost skin health! Ingredients: 2 C. Oats 1/2 C. Hemp Hearts 1/2 C. XR Nutrition Vanilla Protein 1 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 2 Scoops Collagen Powder (optional) 1/4 C. monk fruit sweetener 2 tbsp. Almond Butter 1 C & 2 tbsp water 1 & 1/4 cups pumpkin (from the can) Drizzle (to be added on top of baked muffins) 1/4 C. chocolate chips 1 tsp coconut oil Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F Mix dry ingredients Add wet ingredients Mix again Grease muffin pan Add dollops into pan Bake 20-24 minutes Melt Chocolate chips with coconut oil- drizzle on top of slightly cooled muffins Get your XR Nutrition Protein + Superfood to make this recipe! Contributor: Aubrie H. | IG handle: @aubriehewitt
Dani Richeson
October 30, 2019
Mom's

Real Working Moms Share How They Find Time to Stay Fit

These moms prove that even while balancing work and family, there's still room for exercise in their busy schedules. When your current schedule leaves you with barely a moment to yourself on a daily basis, you may not think you have any time for exercise. But as the following 14 women prove, it's totally possible to fit in fitness while managing work and family responsibilities. From working out at night to exercising while doing chores, these moms share the get-active strategies that have been working for them—and may just work for you too. "I started doing workout videos when my kids are playing, watching TV or sleeping. The workouts require very little space and I can do them in half an hour!" –Meg Lederman, Brighton, MA, teacher "At work, I take the stairs, use a standing desk and sometimes lift 3-pound weights that I keep under my desk. I'm a…
Dani Richeson
October 14, 2019