We all get food cravings, whether it is fries or candy once in a while you just get a craving.  If you are craving fast food more than fruits and veggies that means you are eating too much junky food and that you have too much fat in your diet.  Today we have made a list of foods that you might crave, the reasons why your body is craving them and some healthy alternatives.  Don’t give into the junk food! Candy, Sugar, Cookies,  donuts, Cupcakes or anything sugary. What your body is telling you is that you lack chromium,  carbon, sulfur, or tryptophan.  Chromium is what helps regulate blood sugar levels in your body.  Carbon is one of the elements that sugar is made from, sulfur helps remove toxins from your body and tryptophan is a serotonin regulator. Don’t grab the cookie, brownie or candy bar. Instead try eating cranberries or…

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Cellulite is something that everyone wants to get rid of.  Or at least lessen the appearance of.  It affects both men and women both young and old. It has nothing to do with weight, age, gender, it does affect women more than men, 90% of women have it and only 10% of men.  The reason that men have less cellulite is testosterone breaks down fat more than estrogen.   Teens can have it but it really starts to show up in your early 20’s.  The reason why cellulite is more visible on some people is that they start to lose estrogen faster and that leads to a decrease in circulation.  When there is a decrease in circulation in your skin there is a decrease in collagen production, which is what keeps your skin looking plump and it doesn’t show your cellulite.  If you don’t have collagen your fat cells start…

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Sometimes when I try a new challenging class the next day my muscles are so sore.  I like feeling sore after working out but not to the point where I can’t get on with my day.  If that happens to you here is a list of food for you to try to relieve muscle soreness.   Tart Cherry juice. Tart cherry juice will help relieve muscle soreness and has a high level of antioxidants and anti-imflammatory properties. Cherries contain anthocyanins, which helps relieve muscle pain and weakness, inflammation, and cellular damage that occurs after hard exercise.  If you don’t want to drink it alone add it to a smoothie.  If you can’t find tart cherry juice you can also drink  grape, pomegranate, acai, blueberry and cranberry.  These juices contain natural NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen and aspirin). Blueberries  contain antioxidant compounds that help prevent muscle damage. Blueberries contain high levels of…

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