How Does Kefir Work with Mainstream Diets?

By | 2017-07-19T14:33:21+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

With obesity on the rise and many fad diets gaining in popularity, it can be hard to distinguish good diet advice from bad. However, medical professionals agree about one simple fact when it comes to a healthy diet. Eating healthy foods is a key component of any successful diet and weight loss plan. What many people don't realize is that [...]

How To Achieve Nutrition Mastery

By | 2017-07-16T17:15:29+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

So. You’ve got a meal plan routine and you know what to put in your face. You understand what foods have protein, carbs, and fats, which ones are the “good” kinds, and what the right portion size is. You eat the right ratios of macronutrients for your body type and lifestyle. You’ve come a long way since Day 1, and [...]

How To Build Your Own Nutrition Plan (Part 2)

By | 2017-05-24T15:00:23+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Finding your nutrition formula Making changes to your nutrition starts with making sure your body is getting what it needs via proper hydration, and high quality protein, vegetables, and fats. Once you’re up to speed on getting the good stuff into your body, the next step is figuring out how much of everything to put on your plate. At Bootique [...]

How To Build Your Own Nutrition Plan (Part 1)

By | 2017-05-24T15:00:08+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Nutrition Baby Steps: Fill in the Holes Sometimes it seems like there’s so much nutrition advice and so many rules that it can be really difficult to figure out how to build a reasonable plan. When you’re not sure where to start, but you know you need to improve your eating, there are a few simple actions you can take [...]

How to Help the Kids Eat Healthy Despite Your Busy Schedule

By | 2017-07-19T14:26:15+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

A lot of parents want their children to get a healthy diet. Sadly, busy schedules often interfere with that goal. Designing a plan to make sure that your children eat healthily is often challenging. Thankfully, there are resources available to make you and your family's health much better on a low budget. 1. Buy Bulk Lentils Lentils are a good [...]

4 Strategies For Building Your Meal Prep Routine

By | 2017-05-04T07:52:02+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

One thing that’s always a sure thing in life is change. When life gets busy, it can be more difficult to pay attention to following a good meal plan. If you don’t design a strategy that you’ll follow through, it won’t work! The good news is, whichever strategy works for you is great! You have options, so pick the one [...]

Top Foods to Decrease inflammation

By | 2017-03-18T13:43:33+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Inflammation on the body can include redness, swelling, heat and pain. Chronic inflammation can result in heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer. The body becomes inflamed to bring attention and nourishment to areas that are not well or that have experienced injury or pain. If it goes on too long, it can cause damage to the body and make things [...]

5 Foods To Increase Your Energy

By | 2017-01-30T14:54:39+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

We all live very busy lives, with work, family, and our extra curricular activities, days can fly by in an instant. Often as we go through our lives we can sometimes feel like we don’t have sufficient energy to finish the day, or we feel like we need to take a nap to be able to finish our tasks. Fortunately, [...]

How Important Is Drinking Enough Water?

By | 2017-01-23T19:52:13+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Have you ever heard the old wives’ tale that drinking 8 glasses of water a day almost always keeps the doctor away? Okay, maybe that’s not exactly how the rhyme goes but most people would generally agree that a minimum of 8 glasses of water a day is the way to go to ensure your blood, joints and organs stay [...]

2 Simple, No Cook Breakfasts For Meal Prepping

By | 2017-01-23T19:58:33+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Does the thought of planning your entire menu for a week feel too overwhelming to even consider? Ironically, meal prepping is actually a time saving technique... once you've established a good method. By taking a little bit of time in the beginning of the week and organizing your meals, you save a lot of time during the week when it's [...]