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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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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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters Way More Than What You Weigh

It can be too easy to think (or worry) about your weight. But you know what? There is something else that may be more important when it comes to real health. That is your waist circumference. Ahh, just a minute! It’s not just about the “pinchable” fat under the skin (you know, that “muffin top”),…

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Benefits of Making Positive Lifestyle Changes

An active lifestyle and healthy diet is our greatest hope for personal health, vitality and well-being throughout our lives – and it’s never too late to make changes. The health care systems in many countries are currently under way too much pressure to cope with the influx of patients suffering from metabolic disease. Unfortunately, the…

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Start with mindfulness to lose weight

Loose Weight Eating with Mindfulness

Do Diets Work? It is a well-established belief that the key to losing weight is simply burning more calories than we consume. There are countless diets and weight loss programs out there to advise us on how to do this. Most involve carefully monitoring everything we eat while urging us to keep within a pre-determined,…

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