Asking yourself ‘Why can’t I lose weight?’ is actually one of the best things you can do for yourself. It says you know that what you’re currently doing isn’t working for you.  You’re at the place where you’re ready to look at alternatives – try something different to get...
Body image is crucial to a lot of people. If you currently struggle with your own body image due to excess weight, then you may feel self-conscious about the way you look. If you are ready to make a change to your life and weight, you need to learn...
Water fasting will cleanse your body and help you lose weight. It may be one of the most difficult but proven methods of weight loss. Before taking on a water fast, you should do your research and read up on what others have experienced. It’s gaining tremendous popularity these...
The average American consumes 44.7 gallons of soda each year. Some families drink more soda than water. With such a large-scale of consumption, it is crucial to understand the effects of soda consumption. According to research, soda has been linked to dehydration, kidney problems, fatty liver disease, and obesity. Any...
Diabetes is complex chronic condition in which the body struggles with producing appropriate levels of either glucose or insulin. If you are suffering from diabetes, or have been diagnosed with prediabetes, include these nutritious superfoods into your diet to help balance your glucose and insulin levels. We’ve gone ahead and...
Spanish cuisine emphasizing raw ingredients from the region’s rugged landscape. Small plates with high quality ingredients are common, as is seafood and vegetables. While Iberico ham and manchego cheese are rich, Spain has many light and healthy options. We’ve assembled a list of 10 healthy Spanish foods, including both...
There is only one kind of fat that every doctor agrees should be avoided at all costs: Trans fats. These artery-clogging fats increase your bad cholesterol (LDL) levels while also lowering your good cholesterol (HDL) levels. This unhealthy dynamic is a recipe for disaster, increasing risk of heart disease...
Wonder where so many freshmen gain their notorious 15lbs? The university dining hall is a good place to start. Most serve a hodgepodge of fast food and processed junk, often in an all-you-can-eat setting. Not exactly the best foundation upon which to build healthy habits as a young adult. Luckily,...
Eating a raw diet has its benefits, but some things just taste better cooked. Depending on how you prepare your food, particularly your plants, you can unintentionally compromise the nutrients contained in the original form. In other words, high heat can actually change the molecular structure of the veggies and...
Little lentils are a legume you should consume. They are cheap, filling, easy to prepare, and packed full of essential amino acids and dietary nutrients. It’s no wonder then that lentils are a common ingredient in French and Indian cuisine. Read on to learn about the top 10 health benefits...
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