Broccoli: Putting The Super In Superfood!

Broccoli is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, which also includes cabbage, cauliflower, and kale to name just a few. All cruciferous vegetables are highly regarded for their nutritional value, but none more than broccoli. You could do worse than including more of this green vegetable in your diet, and this article will show…

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Diet Vs. Exercise: Which Helps You Lose More Weight?

Which is more effective in helping you lose weight, diet or exercise? Obviously, in the perfect world you would exercise regularly, develop a sensible and nutritious diet, get lots of sleep and drink lots of water. That would help effectively return your body to its ideal weight. But if you had to choose one or…

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How Eating “Real Food” Can Help You Lose Weight

There is always a new fad in the diet and weight-loss industry in the way of a pill or a tonic. Today, however, trends seem to be heading back to the direction of what nature intended for us – good, wholesome foods or “Real Food”. We hear a lot of talk about real food, but…

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The Optimal Foods to Eat For Breakfast When You’re in Menopause

During menopause women tend to gain weight. While this isn’t great it’s pretty common and there are many reasons why. Two reasons why women gain weight during menopause… Reason #1 Reduced muscle mass. Muscle mass uses energy (burns calories) so when we have less of it the body burns less energy overall, leading to weight…

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Two Foods to Reduce Night Time Hot Flashes

Do you get hot flashes? Are they mostly at night? Do they set the bed on fire (but not in that way)? Let’s get you some solutions! Before we do that, just some quick info on why hot flashes occur so we can try to effect the root cause of these hormonal symptoms. What causes…

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5 Reasons You Bloat More After Age 45

Bloating is generally the result of not being able to properly digest foods. These not-so-digested foods feel like they’re just sitting around causing discomfort and a general feeling of being stuffed and “gassy”. It can happen at any age but if it seems to be more frequent as you’re getting older it can very well…

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What, Veggies for Breakfast?

Yes, you already know you really should get protein at every meal including breakfast; but this can also apply to veggies. Those who know me will know how I love to promote eating more veggies. So, it would be remiss of me to not recommend adding veggies to your breakfast repertoire, right? Veggies are powerhouses…

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Haven’t Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter?

You are positive that you’re not eating more food or “junkier” food but you’re still gaining weight. Is this possible? Yes! You are NOT crazy! And here’s why. We both know that the whole “calories in, calories out” argument is an overly simplistic view of weight. There’s definitely more to the story than just what…

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Hey Men, Lost Your Sex Drive? This Could Be Why

Libido is such an interesting (and complex) experience. Because of this it can be affected by so many things. And we’re not just talking about the obvious sex hormone testosterone here. Although testosterone levels can have a big (yes BIG) effect on sex drive there are a lot of subtle things that can be going…

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Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast? Do you have your own “go-to” breakfast recipe? Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating a healthy breakfast again? Getting fiber at each meal helps with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss. This is because fiber helps you feel fuller longer and uses up a bunch…

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