Cut the crap! Avoid carbonated beverages, processed foods, refined sugars, artificial sugars and flavors while grocery shopping. I am going to try and put up a tip daily for healthy eating and living.
Studies have shown that drinking the appropriate amount of water may boost metabolic rates by up to 30 percent. To calculate the appropriate amount, multiply your bodyweight in pounds by two-thirds to achieve the total daily ounces of water you should be drinking daily. Example: A 140-pound person should be drinking 94 ounces of water per day.
“Supplements” are just that, not “substitutes”. Analyze your diet and make sure your whole food diet is optimized before you start thinking of supplementing. The supplement industry is a marketing machine generating $61 billion in the U.S. alone. However, supplements do have their place as some are proven to increase gains and improve fat loss.
Kaleb Blair is a pharmacist at Isom Community Pharmacy.