Product Review: Ello Glass Water Bottle

I’ve been on the hunt for a glass water bottle for a while now. Why glass? I think the real question is: why not plastic or stainless steel? Well, as I’ve learned more and more about healthy foods, I’ve also learned more and more about healthy products. As far as plastic goes, I no longer use plastic bags, containers, or bottles because there are chemicals in plastic that leach onto the food or drink that touches it (especially when plastic gets warm or heated). And stainless steel? Well, because steel is a metal, heavy metals can enter the food or drink it’s touching and cause heavy metal toxicity, which you can find more information on in my article about headaches and migraines.

So, with that information securely in my brain, I set out in search of a glass water bottle. What I began finding was that most of the glass water bottles I found had plastic openings to drink through. I realize that this isn’t a huge deal, and that glass with plastic is better than plastic with plastic, but I was still hopeful that there was an all glass bottle out there.

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15 Snacks That Fight Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome are hard to deal with. It’s not fun to feel tired all the time or to wake up in the morning feeling as though you didn’t sleep at all.

There are many things that you can do to combat adrenal fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome, such as get enough sleep, avoid stress as much as possible, and do gentle exercising such as yoga or Synergetics. However, food also plays a big roll in giving you energy and combating fatigue.

It’s extremely important that those with adrenal fatigue eat something, even if it’s only a piece of fruit, every one and a half to two hours. When you go longer than two hours without eating, your body begins to release adrenaline from your adrenal glands to give you more energy because it used up your “stockpile” of food energy. This taxes your adrenal glands, wearing them out and making them sluggish, which in turn can cause or worsen adrenal fatigue.

Meals and snacks that contain a balance of potassium, sodium, and natural sugar (from fruit) are extremely healthy for your adrenal glands and can save them from fatiguing. Here are 15 snacks that have a balance of those three components that are healthy and delicious!

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Motivation Monday

Happy Monday, everybody! I know that sometimes Mondays can be hard. You have to go back to work or school, and you have to take back all of your responsibilities. However, Monday is also a fresh, new start. However your day goes on Monday, that sets up how the rest of your week is going to go. So my goal with Motivation Monday is to help you to start off your week positively! If you can make it through Monday with a positive attitude, you can make it through anything with a positive attitude!

Every Monday I will share with you 10 powerful quotes about motivational subjects such as success, health, forgiveness, love, happiness, and inspiration. This week I’m going to share with you motivational quotes from an amazing spiritual guru, Dr. Wayne Dyer.
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Smoothie Sunday: Delicious Dragon

Happy Sunday! Because today is a fresh start to a fresh new week, I’d like to share with you recipes for my favorite meal: fresh smoothies. Smoothies are amazing meals that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a midday snack that will keep you full for hours. You can literally put ANYTHING in a smoothie! That’s what’s so amazing about them: you can personalize smoothies with all of your favorite fruits and vegetables! For all of my smoothie recipes, it’s ALWAYS optional to add lettuce, spinach, kale, dandelion greens, arugula, parsley, and any other healthy vegetables that you desire. Also, for a milkshake-like thicker smoothie, add half of an avocado or a banana.

Today’s recipe has an ingredient that I’ve never tried before until just recently: dragon fruit! It’s a truly beautiful fruit that tastes like an apple, only more tropical! A dragon fruit can truly take your smoothie to the next level of greatness.

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Five Fruits for Friday Fun

Happy Friday! Today I will be sharing with you five amazing fruits and just a few of their nutritious benefits! Fruit can be eaten anytime, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack. They go great in smoothies, salads, salsas, desserts, and more! Today I will be talking about lemons, cherries, bananas, figs, and grapes.

Lemons contain phenomenal antibiotic, antiseptic, and anti-cancer properties. They help to get rid of indigestion and constipation. Freshly squeezed lemon juice is known to be extremely beneficial for colds, coughs, sore throats, fevers, heart disease, COPD, and ear infections.

Cherries are a “brain food” that help to strengthen your cognitive function by improving your memory, focus, concentration, and brain fog. They’re also amazing for your heart, as they help can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and heart attacks.

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A Tale of Two Guacamoles

Guacamole has been one of my favorite snacks for years. It’s great for parties, lunches, get-togethers, movie nights, and anytime you just want to snack on something. Plus, avocados are SUPER healthy! They contain the healthiest fat that you can eat, and they’re great for acne, eczema, dry skin, insomnia, fatigue, and a lot more.

A lot of people don’t make guacamole because they don’t have the time. Well, that’s why today I’ll be sharing two guacamole recipes with you. One of them is your traditional but amazing recipe with delectable ingredients such as tomatoes, jalapeños, and lime juice. The other, however, is a simple (but still delicious) recipe with 4 ingredients that you can make in less than ten minutes.

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One Small Jump on a Rebounder, One Giant Leap for Your Health

Rebounding is becoming a new trend. It gives people without time or energy a reason to exercise. It can be a long workout, or an easy, quick workout, and it’s super fun for people of all ages!

What is it?

A rebounder is a mini trampoline specifically designed for working out. Running on hard surfaces puts a strain on your joints and ligaments, but there is little to no strain on any part of your body from jumping or run-jumping on a trampoline. Many people make excuses as to why they can’t exercise, but a lot of it simply comes down to not wanting to or not having the time to. Well, rebounding solves this problem because it’s actually fun, so you won’t want to make excuses to not do it; you’ll want to make excuses to be able to do it! And because it’s an extremely customizable way to work out, you can rebound for as much or as little time as you want.

A typical rebounder isn’t that big, so it’s really easy to put it wherever you want. There’s no more driving to the gym every time you want to break a sweat. Now you can exercise right in the comfort of your own home, in your office at work, or even outside!

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Motivation Monday

Happy Monday, everybody! I know that sometimes Mondays can be hard. You have to go back to work or school, and you have to take back all of your responsibilities. However, Monday is also a fresh, new start. However your day goes on Monday, that sets up how the rest of your week is going to go. So my goal with Motivation Monday is to help you to start off your week positively! If you can make it through Monday with a positive attitude, you can make it through anything with a positive attitude!

 
Every Monday I will share with you 10 powerful quotes about motivational subjects such as success, health, forgiveness, love, happiness, and inspiration. This week I’m going to share with you motivational quotes about determination.

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Smoothie Sunday: Grape Surprise 

Happy Sunday! Because today is a fresh start to a fresh new week, I’d like to share with you recipes for my favorite meal: fresh smoothies. Smoothies are amazing meals that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a midday snack that will keep you full for hours. You can literally put ANYTHING in a smoothie! That’s what’s so amazing about them: you can personalize smoothies with all of your favorite fruits and vegetables! For all of my smoothie recipes, it’s ALWAYS optional to add lettuce, spinach, kale, dandelion greens, arugula, parsley, and any other healthy vegetables that you desire. Also, for a milkshake-like thicker smoothie, add half of an avocado or a banana.

Today’s recipe puts a tangy twist on the usual wild blueberry smoothie. With its three exotic and atypical smoothie ingredients, this smoothie is sure to make your eyes widen with surprise and pleasure.

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Five Fruits for Friday Fun

Happy Friday! Today I will be sharing with you five amazing fruits and just a few of their nutritious benefits! Fruit can be eaten anytime, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack. They go great in smoothies, salads, salsas, desserts, and more! Today I will be talking about melon, cucumbers, wild blueberries, avocados, and apricots.

Melon helps lower blood pressure. It also protects the brain and nervous system. To get melon’s full benefits, eat it by itself on an empty stomach.

Cucumbers flush bacteria and viruses from the body. They also nourish and cleanse the skin.

Wild blueberries help to prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are the most healing food that you can eat, and they help to heal most illnesses and diseases.

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