what soda does to body

Put Down That Soda.

If you could do one thing right now to improve your health, mood, everything you ever dreamed of having, stop drinking soda. I’m talking about diet soda too. When discussing sugar, I’m talking about heavy use here, not a once a while dessert. I think we…

Healthy Edible Cookie Dough

Healthy Edible Cookie Dough

You may ask, why is this considered healthy edible cookie dough? It’s got butter in it and fatty almonds! Oh my gosh. Butter is more nutritious than flour and sugar ever will be. Nuts too. It actually contains vitamins essential to our health.  I’ll take some butter…

healthy smoothie ingredients

Hidden Veggie Smoothies

Lately I’ve been making a smoothie for breakfast. It’s quick, easy, healthy, affordable. Healthy smoothie ingredients include many things you might not normally eat and it’s so easy to do.  Smoothie ingredients seem to be more fruits and milk. People think they are being healthy by…

what does healthy mean

Update

Where has Mindyfresh been? I know it’s been a really long time since I’ve posted or shared anything useful for you all. I have been busy with having a new baby and living on one income, so naturally, I’m trying to make money in my free…

healthy peanut butter balls

Nutrient Packed Peanut Butter Balls

It’s always good to have a healthier version of your favorite things. For some reason, I love peanut butter balls, but they are usually made with powdered sugar. I guess that’s the only bad part, which is not too bad if you think about it. But…

how not to stay healthy during the holidays

How (Not) To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

  I keep seeing articles about How To Stay Healthy For The Holidays and they’re all the same. We are supposed to be healthy all the time. Every single day. That’s fair and probably a good thing, but we also cannot be if we want to.…

bird dog core exercise on all fours

5 Simple Core Exercises on All Fours

Core exercises can be done in a variety of ways. They can be done laying down or standing up or plank style. These are five core exercises on all fours, which means on your hands and knees.  This position will create a stability challenge rather than…

Nutrition Research Flaws

Why Being Healthy Is So Hard

Are you confused about being healthy? I mean, some things are obvious like “Eat your veggies and exercise”, but a lot of things out there leave us wondering, as they should. The easy answer to why being healthy is hard is the lack of time or…

what does healthy mean

What Does Healthy Mean?

I was about to write about why being healthy is so hard. And I will. But first, we need to know what it means to be healthy. To be healthy is not just being free of sickness or disease. It’s more than that. Healthy means different things…

foam roll quads

Foam Roll Exercises

Foam roll exercises can help decrease soreness, improve flexibility, improve circulation, and prevent injury by loosening muscles. Sometimes it hurts so good though. It is not for the weak of mind. You know when you hit that knot in your shoulder during a massage? Yeah, that…