Boost Your Metabolism with This Tart Cherry Boost Drink!

Year after year, the number one New Year’s resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Many of us renew lapsed gym memberships and pledge to eat more fruits and vegetables. This year, the trend is less about fad diets and more about dietary strategies that improve overall health and wellness and may also help you lose weight.

Metabolism is a complex biochemical process that combines calories in food and beverages with oxygen to release energy.  It is the process that converts what you consume into the energy your body needs to function.

Metabolism refers to metabolic rate and boosting metabolism is desirable when wanting to lose weight. Simply put, the higher the metabolic rate, the more calories you burn. Continue reading “Boost Your Metabolism with This Tart Cherry Boost Drink!”

Miso Soup: Powerful Antidote to Radiation

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The disastrous chain of events precipitated by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent Tsunami that struck Japan has raised concern for the possible ramifications of radiation carried across the pacific on wind currents.

In the aftermath of the largest earthquake in to hit Japan in history, four of the six nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station are still in various stages of meltdown and continue to deteriorate.

According to the New York Times, even the best case scenario could mean that radioactive release of steam from the crippled plants could go on for weeks, months or even years.1 Continue reading “Miso Soup: Powerful Antidote to Radiation”