21 Sep: How Could This Be A Superfood?

 It seems that with every decade that passes, some poor food group gets villainized.Carbs… fats… even proteins have been on the “naughty” foods list at one time or another – a direct result of the current fad of the times. But there’s one food in particular that’s received SO much bad press, that even today most people avoid eating it.The irony, of course, is that science is showing us how this one lonely food is perhaps one of the best “superfoods” out there, based on all the health benefits it can provide. So what is it?

21 Sep: Beware of the "Health Halo!"

If you’ve ever had a hard time losing weight, despite the fact that you were making healthy eating choices, listen up… It could be because of a psychological effect called the “health halo” that leads you to overeat – without you realizing it!

29 Aug: The Essential Mineral You Need!

There is a inexpensive mineral you are probably slightly deficient in. The good news…getting enough of this mineral could help in the fight against cancer…that super power mineral is IODINE. In this article I have revealed a few inexpensive food sources where you can get this mineral and make sure you benefit from its protective effects.

29 Aug: Sleep Tight!

I’ve got a question for you that’s important to your fitness goals…(drum roll) Do you feel you get enough sleep? I ask because about 28 percent of adults these days report getting 5 or LESS hours of sleep-every night. That’s not nearly enough to let your body “do its thing” – so you can wake up feeling refreshed and revitalized, ready to face a new day. But did you also know that lack of sleep can be detrimental to your waistline?

11 Apr: Is Diet Soda Your Enemy?

I just came across a VERY good reason why you should consider staying clear of diet soda. Recent findings presented at the American Stroke Association’s 2011 International Stroke Conference concluded that diet soda can significantly increase your risk for stroke, heart attack and vascular death.[1] The findings were based on the Northern Manhattan Study, which looked at more than 2,500 people across various ethnic groups to discover specific stroke risk factors. And as you might guess, diet soda tops the list.

11 Mar: The Healthy Food That Can Make You Happy

You’ve probably already heard that nuts are good for you. They have heart-healthy antioxidants and are a great source of “healthy” fats. But did you know that nuts can also make you feel happy? Scientists have discovered a link between eating nuts and serotonin levels in the body. Just so we’re on the same page, serotonin is a chemical your brain releases that can suppress appetite, improve heart health, and make you feel calmer and happier.