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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Menopausal Women: Do This Before You Take the Meds Your Doctor Prescribed

Of course, listen to what your doctor says. But remember to listen to what your body says as well. We all know that what you eat and how you move can make a HUGE improvement in some of the symptoms of menopause. Not to mention how common it is for ladies to gain weight at…

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3 Supplements You Might Need if You’re Over 45 Years Old

Yes, while I always say that it’s better to get your nutrients from food first sometimes supplements are necessary. Unfortunately, if our diet isn’t up to scratch, there are just some all-too-common nutrients that we simply may get enough of. And they’re absolutely critical to optimal health and wellness. Especially as we age. Here are…

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5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is bound to while it’s floating…

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Why is My Metabolism Slow?

Feeling tired, cold or feel you’ve been gaining weight? Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in your body that use nutrients and…

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Sleep… Are You Getting Enough?

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and yet…

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