Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green

Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green is here! This week’s focus will be on Going Green. Wellness Wednesday: 6 Ways to Go Green For many Americans, it’s become quite a hot topic as we are becoming more and more health conscious, while also wanting to help preserve the environment.  Those who Go Green do things such as grow their own food or use reusable bags at the grocery store. How Else Can I Go Green? However, there are also simpler measures you can take which I will…

Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass On the Salt

Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass On the Salt

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: Let’s Pass on the Salt is here! This week, let’s have a conversation about salt. Have you ever been around someone who added it to every meal before they even tasted it? Or are you that person? Many of us are guilty of having way too much sodium in our diets. And this is a primary reason hypertension and unhealthy hearts are on the rise and are cause for major concern.  How Much Salt or Sodium Is Too Much? According to the American Heart Association, 75%…

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts on Fiber is here. Fiber is a very important part of your diet. Although not mentioned as often, but it has very important benefits. Let’s take a look at some of fiber’s benefits. A Few Facts on Fiber – Are You Getting Enough? Fiber By The Numbers Okay, so I know more about fiber but how much do I need a day? Women: 25 grams Men: 38 grams Kids: Their age is + 5 grams How Can I Tell How Much Fiber Is In…

Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important?

Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important?

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: Is Calcium Really That Important? Remember that old familiar line, “Milk does your body good”? Well, it’s true. Milk definitely does a body good and is one of the easiest calcium choices to choose from. However, it’s not the only one.  For all of you anti-milk lovers, don’t fret! There are certainly other ways to get calcium without having to force yourself to drink milk. And some of the other sources mentioned may even surprise you. Why do I Need Calcium, I thought it was…

Preparing Your Body for Summer by Lady E

Preparing Your Body for Summer by Lady E

Hey GIT Girls! If you’re like me, you look forward to summer.  Summertime is the time of the year where you can walk outside without a jacket, get some much needed vitamin D from the nice warm sun, and it’s when many of us want to look our very best and show it.  Know this: the key to looking the part starts long before June, July, and August! It begins with watching what you eat during the winter and spring months so that come summer, your body will be ready…

Five Healthy Gameday Eating Tips from Hungry Fan Fangating Author Daina Falk by Jerry Del Priore

Five Healthy Gameday Eating Tips from Hungry Fan Fangating Author Daina Falk by Jerry Del Priore

Hey GIT Girls! With the Super Bowl quickly approaching, there’s no better time to enjoy three of the world’s best delights: friends, football and food. But a combination of spicy chicken wings, nachos, heroes, beer and other not-so nourishing gameday grub and drink can blitz a diet and ruin a healthy eating regimen. However, there are ways around the pressing dilemma. Just follow the advice from Fangating™ (game day revelry) sports lifestyle expert Daina Falk, who offers up simple, useful tips from her acclaimed cookbook, The Hungry Fan’s® Game Day…