09 Apr Eating Seasonally
It’s kind of hard to believe, but it’s springtime! Although we’re in a unique season of life right now, something we can embrace this spring is the health and deliciousness of fruits and veggies in their prime.
Maria Zamarripa of Food Farmacist R.D. writes a wonderful article we would like to share with you about the benefits and produce by season, Eating Seasonally: 5 Reasons Why It’s Important.
- Fresh tasting produce.
- It promotes eating locally.
- Eating seasonally means you save money.
- It encourages you to try new foods.
- Nutritional variety.
Learn more about each reason in the full article.
An additional list of produce by season is available here: Seasons of Eating by the American Heart Association.
Workout focus: Finishers
Women’s Health shares:
Usually consisting of two to five moves, it’s a mini workout to tag on to the end of any sesh with the aim of expending those last energy reserves in the most intense way possible.
Sounds brutal – and they usually are. “Finisher workouts condense a high volume of work into a small amount of time,” says Luke Barnsley, master trainer at Third Space, London. “As the intensity increases, your body taps into its anaerobic energy systems to build lean muscle. It’s tough, but it separates the committed from the day trippers.”
Find four finisher workouts in the full article here.RECIPES FOR THIS WEEK
by Victoria Emmitt RD