With so many wonderful fruits currently in season during these warm summer months, it’s easy to get your fill. Many, specifically berries, have been shown in many studies to reduce inflammation. Great news if you suffer from arthritis and love fruit!
If an African Grey parrot eats avocado and is not treated immediately, it will die. The bird’s system was not made for it. So too, if you put something in your mouth that’s poisonous, will you die. Take Atropa Belladonna. It’s a lovely looking black cherry-resembling plant, but eating the berry is like playing Russian […]
Probiotics dominate the supplement market place these days, but did you know you can actually get probiotics naturally from fermented foods and drinks? Yes, before the days of high heat ultra pasteurization our ancestors got plenty of the beneficial bacteria contained in probiotics through their diets alone. Today you can still get probiotics without through […]
Fresh herbs can make the plainest meal appear gourmet instantly, but fresh herbs do more than enhance appearance. Fresh herbs are a fantastic tool to make your eating both more flavorful and healthier. Because of herbs’ hearty nature, even gardeners with the brownest thumbs can tackle an herb garden. Whether you have acres of land […]
Finding motivation to start eating healthy when there are so many other options can be very challenging. Even if you’re getting your butt off the couch to exercise multiple times per week, you won’t see the results you’re looking for without making alterations to what you put in to your body. Precise Portions knows that […]
Almost 70% of adults are overweight. It’s a known fact the majority of women in this percentage also attempt diet plans. And when the diet fails, they are left feeling a tremendous amount of guilt and shame. I know. I have been overweight just about my whole life. And it’s affected me profoundly. Each time […]
As health and nutrition advances continue to reveal the importance of no longer fearing fat in our diets, we are also learning different fat sources offer different advantages. Learning which fats and oils are best used for varying uses helps us to maximize the health benefits of different oils.
If you have browsed through Pinterest or turned on a daytime talk show lately, you probably know how popular professional grade blenders have come. While these blenders are fantastic for making healthy foods, they aren’t always practical for every budget, nor are they always easy to quickly pull out to make a fast and healthy […]
This week Precise Portions took to the web to find the best motivation tools! In today’s culture the internet is the perfect place to find motivation for your fitness and health journey. Precise Portions searched the web high and low to find the most motivational websites out there. We’re happy to share with you our […]
Over the years, there have been many so-called nutrition experts advising us how to lose weight. Think Tim Noakes. Robert Atkins. Pierre Dukan. And like lambs to the slaughter, we have blindly followed their sometimes very self-serving sermons. And then paid the price. It’s hard to cut through the crap. Especially when we’ve been groomed […]