Make Your Way to True Wellness

Limit Your C.R.A.P

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 2:05 PM

It is important to know that hydrogenated fats aren’t used by the body in the same way as essential fats, such as Omega 3 from oily fish. To improve our health through nutrition is to limit the foods that fall in the following categories as not all calories are created equal.

These are high in fructose, a type of sugar that is processed by the body as a toxin therefore stored as fat. To void extra weight, it is important to be mindful of the intake of soda, fruits juices.

R-Refined sugar

This category includes white flour, white sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. All of these are often combines in pastries, cakes, cookies.

A-Articial colors and flavoring

These are often included in confectionary products (sweets, candy), soft drinks, party foods and snacks. Be mindful that alcohol process by the body as a toxin and is stored as fat.

P-Processed products

Heavily processed foods are more likely to contain in the above and also trans fats which should be limited in our diet.

Ref The Healthcare Sciences Academy.

Carol Baker-White
Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor
The Yoga Temple LLC is led by Carol Baker-White, a yoga instructor and an exercise and nutrition advisor. Read her Tips of the Week to learn more about healthy eating habits and to stay up to date on yoga news.

Good Nutrition

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 2:05 PM

It is is important to have a careful balance of at least 50 nutrients which are:

  • sources of energy, measured in calories which may come from carbohydrates, fats or proteins
  • vitamins
  • minerals
  • amino acids (which we get when proteins are digested)
  • essential fatty acids

Deficiency in protein, fat or carbohydrate is very rare. However, deficiency in vitamins minerals and essential fats can be quite common.

Fats – Linoleic acid, Linolenic acid
Amino acids – Leucine, Lysine, Isoleucine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Methionine, Valine, Phenylalanine, Histidine
Minerals – Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus Potassium, Sodium, Sulphur Iron, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Chromium, Selenium, Cobalt, Fluorine, Silicon, Iodine, Molybdenum, Vanadium, Arsenic, Nickel, Tin
Vitamins – A (retinol) B1(thiamine) B2(riboflavin) B3(niacin) B5(pantothenic acid) b6(pyridoxine) B12(cyanocobalamine) Folic acid, Biotin, Vitamins C, D, E and K
Plus – Carbohydrate, Fibre, Light, Oxygen, Water.
Ref: The Health Sciences Academy

Carol Baker-White
Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor
The Yoga Temple LLC is led by Carol Baker-White, a yoga instructor and an exercise and nutrition advisor. Read her Tips of the Week to learn more about healthy eating habits and to stay up to date on yoga news.

P-Processed products

Heavily processed foods are more likely to contain in the above and also trans fats which should be limited in our diet.

Ref The Healthcare Sciences Academy.

Carol Baker-White
Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor
The Yoga Temple LLC is led by Carol Baker-White, a yoga instructor and an exercise and nutrition advisor. Read her Tips of the Week to learn more about healthy eating habits and to stay up to date on yoga news.