At first glance, the average supermarket seems like a great place to find healthy, diet-friendly foods. After all, virtually every shelf is filled with low-fat, reduced sugar, and half-calorie alternatives to everything from milk and cheese to pizza, granola bars, and peanut butter. But a closer look at nutrition labels paints a much different picture than you might expect. Consider the following scenarios where ''healthy” might not actually mean healthy:
The mental and physical benefits of regular exercise are almost too numerous to count. From weight loss to stress reduction, from stronger bones to improved metabolism function, from greater energy to longer life expectancy, it’s clear that investing just 30 minutes a day in exercise can pay tremendous dividends for years to come.
How often do you find yourself reaching for a Red Bull or ordering an extra large coffee with a triple shot of espresso so you can make it through your afternoon meetings? How many times have you skipped the gym or hit the drive‒thru window on your way home from work because you were too tired to face the treadmill or kitchen? If you do these things (or any variation) several times a week, then you obviously need more energy.