nutrition

What to Do If You Have Inflammation Acne?

We might not think of it this way, but the skin is our largest organ. As such, it provides an outward reflection of the quality of your health deeper within. That’s especially true of your complexion and whether you are dealing with acne.

Your Metabolism and a Healthy Lifestyle

Contrary to popular belief, your metabolism doesn’t have to slow as you age. It’s true that we experience a decline of between 2 and 4 percent in our resting metabolic rate with each passing decade…

How Synergy Works for Me

Adam O’Meara has a unique perspective on natural supplements. He is not only a professional triathlete, but part of the PURICA team. The PURICA Ambassador explains why PURICA Recovery®, Provascin® and Cordyceps – our PURICA Sport Synergy Line – serve as the foundation of his regime of nutritional supplements.

7 Ways to Support Vitality

If you’re alive, you’ve got stress. It’s a natural physical and mental reaction to both good and bad experiences. There are also two kinds of stress…

7 Habits of Highly Effective Nutritional Programs

Here’s my nutritional adaptation of one of my favourite books “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” written by Steven Covey.  These seven habits are not new techniques that you’ve never heard before, but they are simple, effective, and will build a lifestyle that will last, rather than a fad diet that you will “fall off the wagon” trying to maintain.

Rookie mistakes – how to avoid making them

I’ve completed over 15 Ironman triathlons, have been a student of endurance sport for half of my life and usually prepare well for my races. But on May 2nd, I ate an entire humble pie and came out of my first race of the season with a sub-par and disappointing result. Even as a veteran, in my preparation for this event, I made some classic rookie mistakes.

Better digestion for better nutrition

Making the most of nutrition is not just about what we eat but how we digest what we eat. It relies heavily on how well we absorb and assimilate our foods so we can maximize their nutritive value.
We want the food we consume to fuel our body!

Nutrition tips for endurance athletes

You don’t need to be running a half marathon or cycling a Gran Fondo in order to be classified as an endurance athlete. If you are training for a 5k running event or doing group fitness classes such as jazzercise that are pretty much continuous movement done with an elevated heart rate then you are doing endurance athletics.

Seven Steps to End the Energy Crisis

Are you dragging your feet? Yawning by noontime? Is your first impulse to grab some sugar or caffeine, or maybe an energy bar or energy drink to find your second wind?

If you rely daily on such ‘quick fix’ energy sources, you are going to find yourself feeling more drained and depleted than before, especially once their effects wear off.

Emotional Hunger

Emotional hunger is what fuels emotional eating. Unfortunately, part of being human is having emotional hunger. However, emotional hunger is not so much the problem as how you deal with it.

People who suffer from emotional eating deal with emotional hunger by eating. And, since life is filled with emotional stressors…

Having trouble concentrating?

I’m having trouble concentrating. What can i do to regain some mental clarity and calm?

Many of us are familiar with the saying “You have the attention of a goldfish.” If your attention span feels like it’s floundering…

Nothing Is Free

According to the FDA regulations, food packagers can use the word ‘free’ as in ‘fat-free’ ‘sugar-free’ or ‘calorie-free’, even when that’s not the case! The amounts are small, but they’re there. The impact of misleading food labeling comes to bear when manufacturers round down nutritional facts and use portion distortion…

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