How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

Oh, the words “blood sugar.” Does it conjure up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles. The thing is, it can fluctuate. A lot.…

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10 Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt in 2018

Our eating and lifestyle habits, both good or bad, can have a tremendous impact on our health and well-being. It is up to us to choose whether or not we want to incorporate healthy eating habits into our daily lives. When we view healthy eating habits as a choice and not something that has been…

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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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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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What if you could sculpt your appearance to any shape you desire?

Plastic is a short film that explores the issues that women all too commonly have with body image and self acceptance. Here’s a brief synopsis of the film: Whilst Anna is preparing for a first date with Henry, a man she has secretly loved for years, everything goes wrong until she discovers the impossible –…

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Is Everything You Know About Healthy Eating Wrong and Making You Fat and Tired?

Nutrition and diet information is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you. Right? Well, maybe… Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you eat. This has gotten way too much attention…

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Men… Losing Your Strength and Struggling to Lose Weight? This Hormone Can Help

Yes, we’re talking testosterone. That muscle-building hormone. But I’m not going to recommend that you take any anabolic steroid hormones or anything like that. I am going to give you two solid tips on how you can boost your testosterone levels naturally with food and supplements. Tip #1: Get enough zinc Zinc is an essential…

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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating This Easter (and every day)

It is way too easy to over-indulge at Easter time. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, the ambiance, not to mention the chocolate. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes we overeat on regular days. Or at regular meals. Or All. The. Time. Here are three…

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