Minerals

Craving Sweets On Your Period? Here’s Why – and What to Do About It – Blogilates – Pilates Fitness Article

Craving Sweets On Your Period? Here’s Why – and What to Do About It – Blogilates Hey guys, It seems like some months I’m cruising right along, sticking to a healthy diet and BAM I’m hit with intense cravings for junk food right before my period. Does that ever happen to you?! What’s up with that? Well, it sounds like we can blame it on those lovely hormones (as usual). Let’s learn more, shall we? Estrogen and progesterone make…

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Craving Certain Foods? This Is What Your Body Is Trying To Tell You – Blogilates – Pilates Fitness Article

Craving Certain Foods? This Is What Your Body Is Trying To Tell You – Blogilates Hey guys, Why is it soooo hard to resist a strong food craving?! There are days where I’m fine eating my meal prepped meals but then there are other days where I want nothing but crunchy chips or sweet treats. It made me wonder… are cravings really as evil as they seem, or is there some science behind them? It turns out… YES. There is…

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Let’s Talk About Nutritional Supplementation, Baby! – Fitness Article

Let’s Talk About Nutritional Supplementation, Baby! Hey, squad! Every time I lead a new bootcamp, I strive to bring information and teaching that will support your fitness goals outside of the workouts themselves. Before our current camp started, I got a lot of really great questions about a topic I want to answer for everyone because I think it’s a super important component of overall health, fitness, and self-care:   NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTATION It’s confusing out there. I get it. The…

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10 foods rich in antioxidants you need to have in your diet – Fitness Article

Antioxidants are compounds that are found in one’s body as well as in many fruits and vegetables. Their chief functions include protecting our body’s cells from free radical damage. This, in turn, prevents premature aging and various chronic diseases. In fact, if the levels of free radicals in one’s body go unchecked, these unstable molecules can accumulate, thereby inducing a state known as oxidative stress. It can potentially wreak havoc on one’s DNA and other structures of cells, thereby increasing…

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