Foods that Fuel, Fight, and Facilitate Your Mood

Foods that Fuel, Fight, and Facilitate Your Mood

Power proteins, superfoods and immune boosters are lauded for their nutritional properties that elevate energy, boost immunity, and provide comfort. The right foods make a dramatic impact on your mind, body, and soul, helping you to feel better, perform better, and improve everyday life. We’ve done some research to bring you cutting-edge information on the foods every warrior needs.   Super foods: These are certain proteins, vegetables, and fruits that have an abundance of nutrients and antioxidants. Super foods pack in the vitamins and minerals, and are correlated to the prevention of disease, the reduction of illnesses, and are known to boost overall health and wellness. Examples of super foods include blueberries, black beans, and broccoli. Read more about super foods here.   Power Proteins: Age, gender, pregnancy, and exercise habits all influence the amount of protein you need each day. Think of protein as the building block for your bones and muscles. Foods packed with protein include lean meats, fish, Greek yogurt, edamame, tofu, and lentils. Choose the right protein for your body. Here are some additional ideas for protein snacks. Also, don’t forget the importance of drinking water. Water is essential for proper nutritional absorption, hydration, and overall health.   Immune Boosters: During the winter months, there’s a lot of talk about the importance of boosting your immunity to stave off cold and flu. However, to stay healthy, your immune system needs attention all year long. Foods known to boost the immune system are rich in vitamin C (strawberries, green leafy vegetables, and citrus), vitamin B (bananas, turkey, avocado), and zinc (oysters, nuts, seafood, and grains).  ...
Thriving #LikeAGirl

Thriving #LikeAGirl

The #LikeAGirl campaign that exploded on to the scene in January has prompted a legion of followers, tangential movements, and ancillary messages, all of which embrace most important point of the rhetoric: the empowerment of women. As a brand created to promote strength of body, spirit, and the mind, Warrior Elements supports the message of the #LikeAGirl campaign, and it begged us to answer the question, how can Warriors thrive #LikeAGirl, particularly in relation to fitness and business? The answers here are just a start. Succeed in Business #LikeAGirl When asked what it means to lead a company #LikeAGirl, Warrior Elements’ founder and CEO Gail Warrior explained it like this: “There are more women in C-level and executive positions now than ever before…AND they have families and children to nurture. Warrior women are multi-talented. They’re focused, fair, disciplined, professional, and gracious. They give it their all in the boardroom and the playroom.” Warriors who succeed in business #LikeAGirl exhibit, or strive for, these characteristics: They have defined their short- and long-term goals. They take the time to research and prepare so they know their industry, company, and subject matter. They take chances, go after their dreams, and welcome opportunities. They choose a career they are passionate and excited about. They demonstrate professionalism, intelligence, and confidence (even in those uncertain moments). They work hard every day, stay focused, and remember the first point (their short- and long-term goals). Fitness #LikeAGirl What does it mean to approach fitness #LikeAGirl? It means understanding that a Warrior defines health and fitness for herself, and the images that society has of beauty are a...