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Do You Really Gain Weight During Menopause?

September 16, 2019

With each season of life comes a variety of biological changes that require us to adjust how we manage both our health and our weight. One such change is the hormonal fluctuations that occur during menopause. If you don’t learn how to properly manage these fluctuations they can lead to weight gain. Here’s what you… [read more]

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Health Tips For Dads

August 25, 2019

So many of the health and weight loss tips we hear are geared toward women, but this post is packed full of health tips for dads! Don’t Skip Your Annual Checkup Men are over 30% more likely to skip their annual checkup than women. The excuses range from being too busy, feeling fine, being uncomfortable… [read more]

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Study Proves That Everyone Responds Differently To Diets

August 8, 2019

We’ve all been there. A friend or colleague has successfully lost weight. So, you ask how they did it and rush to get started on the same diet. Although you follow the diet to perfection you have little to no results and are left wondering why it didn’t work for you too? A recent study… [read more]

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Does Metabolism Really Slow Down As We Age?

July 15, 2019

It’s the thing we are cautioned against in our teens and twenties, that our metabolism will slow down as we age—leading to gradual weight gain. While our body will change as we age understanding how our metabolism works helps us take a proactive approach to health and weight gain. What Is Metabolism? In short, metabolism… [read more]

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What Are Whole Foods?

June 29, 2019

It’s the concept behind one of the most popular health food chains in the nation, but have you ever stopped to consider what whole foods are? Learning how to identify this one difference can transform the way you think about food. Here is what you need to know. What Are Whole Foods? Whole foods are… [read more]

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Creating A Healthy Mindset About Diet And Exercise

June 7, 2019

The downside of the extreme diet and fitness culture we live in is that many of us have adopted unhealthy mindsets about our body, health, diet, and exercise. We commit to extreme plans that are unrealistic to maintain and punish and shame ourselves when we don’t stick to the plan. Here is how to create… [read more]

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Does Summer Have You Inspired To Get Healthy?

May 26, 2019

After a cold winter cooped up indoors the spring and summer months may have you inspired to get healthy. This might mean beach body ready or simply recommitting to a few new lifestyle changes. Here are a few things to consider. Ditch The Gym For Outdoor Fun Even if the gym isn’t your favorite place… [read more]

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Is The Gym Not For You? The Top Gym Alternatives

May 10, 2019

If you find the gym boring or you need a bit of variety in your workout schedule you have plenty of options to choose from. Here are the top gym alternatives. Group Fitness Classes Working out as part of a group helps to keep you motivated and is a great way to meet new people…. [read more]

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Eating Healthy While Traveling

April 24, 2019

Whether you’re traveling for work or on a well-deserved vacation you might be stressing out about maintaining your nutrition. Here are some tips for eating healthy while traveling, without missing out on the local cuisine. Skip The Airplane Food And Snacks If your flight is long purchase your food once you pass through airport security…. [read more]

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Wellness Over Weight Loss

March 31, 2019

Whether it’s a number on the scale that you want to return to or a long-term struggle with weight, wellness should be your first priority. By taking a whole-body approach to health you will do more than just lose weight but feel better than ever. Your Lifestyle Can Affect Your Weight If you have a… [read more]

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The Weight Loss Advice You Should Avoid

March 18, 2019

We are bombarded by weight loss advice from friends, family, magazines, commercials and the guidelines of every fad diet. However, much of the advice we hear is far from healthy. Here is the weight loss advice you should avoid. Eliminate All Fat The concept of eliminating fat often supports the idea that fat is what… [read more]

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The Downside Of Diet Culture

February 24, 2019

We live in a world where what it means to be healthy and attractive has been distorted. A culture has been created in which children start dieting as young as 9 or 10 years old, not because they have weight to lose—but because they already feel the pressure to be thin. The list is long… [read more]

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How You Should Be Tracking Your Weight Loss And Health

February 12, 2019

It’s happened to us all. We notice that our clothing isn’t fitting the way it used to, so we pop on the scale to find that we’ve gained a bit of weight. Then we set a goal to lose the exact amount we gained. When the number on the scale becomes the primary goal, it… [read more]

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Why Weight Loss Resolutions Don’t Work

January 25, 2019

Weight loss and better health are one of the most common New Year’s resolutions and may be one of your goals for 2019. We want you to succeed in improving your nutrition which is why we have dedicated this article to why most weight loss resolutions fail, and how you can succeed. 80 Percent Of… [read more]

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Would You Be Surprised To Learn That Most Diets Are Bad For Your Health?

January 11, 2019

Weight loss and improved whole-body health are the top reason people turn to fad diets. While your current dietary choices may be too high in sugar and processed foods most trending diets are unhealthy. Long-term, many are downright dangerous. A Limited Range Of Nutrients Our bodies require a diverse range of vitamins, minerals, and essential… [read more]

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Why Is It So Hard To Stop Eating Unhealthy Foods?

December 28, 2018

We have all experienced the guilt and shame of eating unhealthy foods in more than moderation. Even though we know it is unhealthy we do it anyway, but the reasons for this go far beyond knowledge and logic. Fake Food Is Engineered To Be Addictive One thing all unhealthy foods have in common is that… [read more]

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Healthy Foods That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

December 10, 2018

The goal of every product is to increase sales and food products are no exception. What this means for us as consumers is that we must learn the difference between creative marketing designed to make us believe that food is better for our body that it really is. Here are just a few “healthy” foods… [read more]

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Are You Eating To Nourish Your Body?

November 16, 2018

We are all somewhat familiar with the food pyramid and we often glance at the nutritional information on the pre-packaged foods we eat—but what does it really mean to nourish your body? It seems like every time you pop online there is a new diet, supplement or superfood that claims to change your life. But… [read more]

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What Does It Mean To Eat With Intention?

October 23, 2018

We are all guilty of mindless eating at one time or another. When we sit down with a small bag of chips and finish it off before we realize it. When you eat something healthy and delicious but you can barely remember what it tasted like. Or when someone asks what you ate for breakfast… [read more]

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Is It Really More Difficult To Lose Weight As You Age?

October 5, 2018

Even if you have always worked out regularly, eaten a well-balanced diet and maintained an optimal weight and BMI—you may begin to struggle to maintain an optimal weight as you age. You might not notice it much at first. Maybe you gain 2 to 5 pounds one year which isn’t of much concern but multiply… [read more]

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