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Low-Glycemic Food: Your Way to Look and Feel Great

By |2019-03-19T14:50:49+00:00July 5th, 2019|

Eating right isn’t just good for your physical health, it’s good for your mental health, too — which is why the 21 Day Body Makeover Plan encourages you to eat whole foods that have a low glycemic index. These foods could help you overcome mood swings and cravings, allowing you to embrace a busy lifestyle with strength and make better diet [...]

Fiber: What it is and How to Get Your Fill

By |2019-03-19T14:50:30+00:00June 28th, 2019|

Your body is a machine requiring fuel from carbohydrates, protein, and fat. All are important, but the focus here is carbohydrates. The Institutes of Medicine recommends adults get 45 to 65 percent of their total calories from carbohydrates. Within this group you’ll find fiber, a carbohydrate that can’t be broken down by the body. Instead of being [...]

8 Things People Misunderstand About Dietary Fat

By |2019-06-02T19:09:24+00:00June 25th, 2019|

There are a lot of misconceptions about dietary fat. Let’s dispel the biggest one. Dietary fat doesn’t make you fat! Essential fat-based nutrients and fatty acids like Omega-3 are essential to the health of our brain, liver, heart, and kidneys. What’s most important is to choose oils that are stable, meaning that they don’t oxidize [...]

Is Stress Making You a Mess?

By |2019-06-25T12:15:21+00:00June 21st, 2019|

Do you stress? I mean, really stress – the kind that doesn’t just last a few hours or days, but the kind you carry with you all the time? You aren’t alone; approximately 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorder. Even if you don’t have a diagnosable amount of anxiety in your life, these conditions can have [...]

Harmful Toxins Lurking in Unexpected Places

By |2019-06-02T18:58:09+00:00June 18th, 2019|

These days, it’s hard to know where harmful toxins can lurk. Sometimes they can be found in unexpected places like playgrounds or athletic fields.  In 2014, NBC reported about the potential link between rubber crumb artificial turf and female soccer players diagnosed with cancer. A list was compiled of 38 soccer players who were diagnosed [...]

Egg Lovers, Rejoice: Eating Cholesterol is GOOD for You!

By |2019-03-19T14:50:13+00:00June 14th, 2019|

The Low Down on Cholesterol Good news for those who have been restricting eggs in their diet! Cholesterol is actually good for you! High blood cholesterol levels have plagued many Americans and have caused some confusion when it comes to healthy dietary needs. In efforts to reduce this, doctors have advised people to either avoid [...]

How to Fight Unwanted Aging and Live Longer with Keto

By |2019-06-03T11:41:01+00:00June 4th, 2019|

Let’s talk about aging. When we come across the term “anti-aging,” we automatically assume face creams and anti-wrinkle treatments. However, outward signs of aging aren’t the only thing people should be concerned about. Internal aging poses a more significant threat to our longevity, and they often go unnoticed. When it comes to diets that combat [...]