Comfort foods provide pleasure and temporarily make us feel better. Comfort foods are typically energy-dense, high-fat, and sweet, such as chocolate, ice cream, and French fries. They provide pleasure or temporarily make us feel better. Here are five factors that can contribute to comfort eating: 1. Feel good. Eating food high in fat, sugar or salt activates […]Continue reading "5 Reasons Why We Crave Comfort Foods"
NUTRITIONEvidence Based 27 Health and Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based It’s easy to get confused when it comes to health and nutrition. Even qualified experts often seem to hold opposing opinions. Yet, despite all the disagreements, a number of wellness tips are well supported by research. Here are 27 health and nutrition tips that […]Continue reading "27 Health and Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based"
Check your hormones. Your hormones play a large role in your energy, mood, fertility and fat storage. You can either ask your family doctor to do blood work and check your Thyroid (might as well check your Iron while you’re at it), or you can see a Naturopath who specializes in hormones and make sure that […]Continue reading "How To Lose Stubborn FAT"
From boosting foods to lifestyle changes to a healthy attitudeFACEBOOKTWITTERLINKEDINPINTERESTEmail You want — no, NEED — to stay healthy and functioning at a 10. Maybe you’re on the healthcare frontlines during a pandemic. Or maybe you’re working from home while simultaneously homeschooling three kids. Bottom line, your universe needs you healthy. Good news! While there’s no magic […]Continue reading "Strengthen Your Immune System With 4 Simple Strategies"
Whether you’re looking to improve your overall health or simply slim down for summer, burning off excess fat can be quite challenging. In addition to diet and exercise, numerous other factors can influence weight and fat loss. Luckily, there are plenty of simple steps you can take to increase fat burning, quickly and easily. Here […]Continue reading "The 14 Best Ways to Burn Fat Fast"
Oatmeal is one of those foods that you always find on lists of healthy foods you should be eating, and there’s good reason for that: Research shows that it’s helpful in reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, boosting immunity, and reducing risk of heart disease. And an oatmeal diet — which can mean eating oatmeal for a […]Continue reading "6 Reasons Why an Oatmeal Diet Is Perfect for Weight Loss"
Our bodies are around 60% water, give or take. It is commonly recommended to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day (the 8×8 rule). Although there is little science behind this specific rule, staying hydrated is important. Here are 7 evidence-based health benefits of drinking plenty of water. 1. Water Helps to Maximize Physical Performance If […]Continue reading "7 Science-Based Health Benefits of Drinking Enough Water"
EVERY diet and weight-loss strategy has its pros and cons, but for any one to really work, you’ve got to get your mind right. “Shifting your mindset about how to lose weight is the biggest factor in losing weight,” says NYC-based therapist Kathryn Smerling. “We can’t shift our weight from the outside without realizing the […]Continue reading "10 Ways to Shift Your Mindset for Better Weight Loss"
Yo-yo dieting sounds something like this: “I want to be 130 pounds by bikini season.” “I want to wear my size four dress to the bridal shower in three weeks.” “I won’t get rid of the size small belt because I know it will fit when I get back to working out eventually.” All of […]Continue reading "What Yo-Yo Dieting Actually Does to Your Body"
You may have heard conflicting reports of whether or not runners burn muscle and lose mass when running. In fact, you may have even wondered about it when looking at the all-muscle-and-bone elite runners. Or even when noticing the size difference between football running backs and linebackers. Is burning muscle a myth or do you […]Continue reading "Does Running Burn Muscle or Build Muscle?"