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 | 2017-05-24T15:06:29+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 [...]

How Your Diet Will Affect Your Weight Loss

By | 2016-12-23T13:48:28+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

In your busy eat-and-run culture, it can be tough to maintain a healthy weight, and losing weight becomes even tougher. This is one of the reasons why there is an obesity epidemic. In case you had tried to shed some weight before and failed, you may be compelled to believe that diets don't work. You may be right; there is [...]

Does a Vegetarian Diet Help You Lose Weight?

By | 2016-12-05T17:41:24+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

A vegetarian diet can be an effective means of losing weight. Vegetarians usually have lower cholesterol and body fat than people who eat meat. Vegetarians who are successful in maintaining a healthy weight focus on whole foods like legumes, beans, soy protein, fresh vegetables, milk, and eggs. Therefore, apart from working out, a positive step to achieving weight loss is [...]