So, you’re on a weight loss crusade. And you’ve decided that you’ll do whatever it takes to get into the best shape of your life. See, you’ve been reading up on the clinical literature about weight loss. And you know what to do and what to avoid. You’ve studied the Minnesota Starvation Experiment and you know that dramatic caloric restriction is likely a terrible idea. You’ve also come to … [Read more...] about The Sleep Deprivation/Weight Loss Connection
Are you one of the many who’ve used Stevia? Are you wanting to try it? Today we’re gonna go over all about stevia. And see if this is something you should be including in your diet. Or not. What is stevia? Stevia is derived from a plant. Meaning it’s more natural than artificial sweeteners. In fact, it’s closely related to the ragweed plant. And it is a sweetener approved by the FDA. It … [Read more...] about Stevia: Should You Use It? Is It Healthy?
You'd eat healthier if you just had the time. Heard that one before? Let’s face it. Getting your diet on the right track can be tough. Busy schedule? Check! Lots of personal and professional commitments? Check! Too few hours in the day? Double check! We all have commitments, both personal and professional that get in the way of healthy living. Still, there are various ways to squeeze … [Read more...] about No Time To Eat Healthy? Here’s How To Create Time!
No matter how much you want babies in your life, it’s impossible to prepare for when they arrive. You can read all the baby books you like, but parenting is sure to be different from what any of them tell you. But when your little bundle of joy is resting in your arms, you’re sure to know just what to do. So I'm told. But, one of the things those guides often fail to tell you is the ways in … [Read more...] about Not Now Kids; Mommy’s Getting Fit
Diet and exercise are the secret to weight control. But are they really? It only makes sense that the fewer calories you eat and the more you burn, the more weight you'll lose. However, the truth is that weight loss can be governed by other, often invisible forces. Today we’re going to look at some of the other elements that govern weight control. And we'll talk about what you can do to get the … [Read more...] about Beyond Diet & Exercise: The Secret to Weight Control
Relaxing with a beer or a nice glass of Merlot can be a reward for a hard day. And there's nothing wrong with having a drink now and then. But if you've moved past being a light weight drinker, you might be getting more than you bargained for from your alcohol. Alcohol can make you feel really good. And if you overdo it, of course you'll feel really bad. But what if you're somewhere between a … [Read more...] about 4 Surprising Reasons To Cut Back On Alcohol
So around January you might have decided it was time to start a new exercise routine. But then February got hectic. And you started to feel tired. Then finally you just dropped the exercise thing all together. So you told yourself you were just too busy. Of course, you know the benefits of exercise. Those endorphins make you feel amazing. Exercise helps burn fat. And it gives you loads of … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Exercise When You’re Too Busy And Tired
As we practice bad health habits, our metabolism starts to slow. Getting older doesn't make it easier. Hormones and bacterial imbalances can impact our digestive system, further complicating things. And this can make it feel like nothing is working to achieve our weight loss goals. The good news is that there are some simple tips you can use to improve your metabolism and help your body get … [Read more...] about Five Hacks to Improve Your Metabolism
There are pros and cons with everything. So naturally, this includes weight loss. With so many diets to choose from, how do you know which one is for you? Today, I’m going to break down some of the top weight loss techniques. And help give you a better sense of which one might be best. What works for your friend may not be the perfect answer for you. Your unique qualities determine that. So … [Read more...] about The Pros & Cons of 4 Top Weight Loss Techniques
Let’s face it. We all worry about our weight from time to time. Around one-third of the earth’s population is obese or overweight. Weight-related illnesses are putting a huge strain on the health industry, More people than ever lose their life every year because they're overweight. But, dieting sucks. It’s boring, depressing and it rarely works. Deprivation isn't the answer. In fact, … [Read more...] about 11 Surprising Tips for Weight Loss