How to calculate your maximum heart rate to know how hard you’re working during your cardio
PS: the “fat burning zone” (about 60% to 70% of your maximum heart rate) doesn’t mean you’re burning more fat. It just means the body burns a higher percentage of calories from fat when in this zone. However, at higher intensities (70-90% of your maximum heart rate), you burn a greater number of overall calories.
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What’s in your drink? Facts about Soda AND DIET soda, just because it says diet doesn’t make it healthy.
In order to be healthy, potatoes need to be prepared correctly. This means they are baked without salt and eaten skin and all. When cooked this way they contain a number of important vitamins and nutrients. They contain 48% of your daily value of vitamin C and 46% of your daily value of B-6. They also provide nutrients such as potassium, iron, and magnesium. They even contain 38.9 mg of omega-3 fatty acids. When additives like sour cream and butter are left off, potatoes are a very low fat food. Potato nutrition is a little more complex than you may have previously thought.
Potatoes have more nutritional value than most people think. Depending on how they are prepared, potatoes can actually be very nutritious. They contain vitamins, nutrients, and omega-3 fatty acids. With these beneficial spuds, there is no need to feel guilty about indulging in a tasty baked potato.
16 HEALTHIEST FOODS EVER.
I love and eat quite a few of these.
eating organic is not just so you don’t consume the chemicals used in conventional farming. it’s also more nutrient rich!
Wow! I almost don’t want to believe this, there is such a difference. Good thing I started buying organic baby spinach. I eat tons of it.
I finally bought a jump rope recently, time to put it to use.
Yes! Also worth noting is that many of the fragile enzymes and nutrients in produce begin their process of oxidation and deterioration once they are picked, so the fresher they are the more nutrients you will get out of them. Makes sense, right?
In addition to the link above, you can also find local farms and CSAs/co-ops through localharvest.org. Eat seasonally and eat locally to help yourself and your community.
I actually think the farmers market apples (and other produce) look better. Whenever I see a big shiny red apple, I kinda get grossed out and throw it out.
Clean the air inside your home, by growing some of these houseplants. There are houseplants suitable to most light conditions inside the home.
Study by NASA, the University of Georgia, and Wolverton Environmental Services. Plant photos by Costa Farms.