Valentine's day is here and we are all ready to indulge in a little bit of chocolate, wine or sweets and time with those we care about most. This time of the year is all about increasing the feeling of love and as a matter of fact we can do that with the foods we eat! Specifically we can do that by targeting our love hormone oxytocin.
With the holidays coming to an end, that post-holiday feeling of fullness can be an uncomfortable one. These feelings often lead to thoughts of wanting to restrict foods or commit to a tendy diet like a detox. The term detox can mean something different to a variety of people and has often been used as a buzzword in the health and nutrition industry.
Following a vegan diet can be very healthy if you limit processed foods. This is why when creating the meals on the Tone & Sculpt app, most of the meals are made from wholesome ingredients. Studies on vegan diets have shown that vegans have a lower mortality rate than others.
A balanced, varied diet is important to allow your body to work properly. Every macronutrient and micronutrient is important in the daily functions of your body. Let's talk you through finding a balanced diet that works for you.
Macronutrients are very important but so are those micros! Micronutrients have a variety of functions such as keeping our eyes, skin and bones healthy. Here is a guide to essential vitamins and minerals specifically for women.