Hey everyone! I’m back on my blog after a short break . Took a trip out to San Francisco and it was delightful. The crisp air and the gorgeous bay. I’m
Back and I’m back with some great health news to keep yourself fit and healthy! Advocare products are coming soon , so anyone. Interested let me know, as they are the BEST! Hugs!
Importance a of vitamin B12
Did you know that only 56 % of vitamin b12 gets absorbed into the body? Well that’s why it’s important to know to get enough and here’s how!
It produces healthy blood cells, which carry oxygen into the body. One main function of this vitamin is to facilitate the conversion of homocysteine , an amino acid , into another amino acid known as methionine. Here is some great sources of vitamin b 12:
Sardines, salmon, venison, lamb, shrimp, halibut, scallops, yogurt and cod. These are amazing choices that will give you great sources of vitamin b 12. Some events that can indicate a need of more b12 are:
Red or sore tongue
Tingling or numbness in the feet
Start eating your fish !!!!!
Ok everyone .. This is to die for.
And very healthy at bat!
1/2 pound whole wheat spaghetti
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup chopped basil leaves
3 tablespoon capers
1 lemon , zested
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
4 cups marinara sauce
Bring a large pot of water with a dash of salt to a boil. Do it over high heat. Add the pasta, and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally about 8-10 minutes. Add the garlic, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Meanwhile warm the olive oil in a medium skillet, over medium high heat. Add the basil, caper, lemon zest, and lemon juice to the spaghetti mixture and toss to combine. Place the spaghetti over the spinach on the plate. Add 3 cups marinara sauce to the top of the spaghetti and Parmesan is optional.
A healthy heart is so important as we age. I have some tips on keeping your heart healthy and strong.
– limit your saturated fat and trans fat. .. Do away with the fast food junk. Believe me .. There is NOTHING healthy about fast food.
-choose low fat proteins..
Choose skim milk, egg whites, fish, skinless chicken, yogurt. These all have great protein , and healthy!
– eat your veggies.. Your heart will be very grateful.
– select whole grains/ made with 100 percent whole grain.. No substitutes.
-reduce your salt.
– create daily menus so that you know what your eating. Remember .. You are in control of your diet.
These will truly help keep a healthy heart. A healthy heart will take care of you if you take care of it!!!