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Navigating Happy Hour & Sticking to Your Fitness Goals

Having a social life while sticking to your fitness goals can be challenging. Check out my top tips & tricks for navigating happy hour while staying on track!

Health Benefits Of Green Vegetables

Adding green vegetables to your daily meal plate is the most effective and the simplest way to improve your overall health. Because a diet rich in green vegetables can help to protect you from a number of diseases such as heart related problems, cancer, skin etc. And can also slow down your body’s aging process.

Help Your Child Eat Healthy at Home and in School

Children are creatures of habit hence they can learn to develop good eating habits. There are a few steps parents can take to encourage their children to make better food choices.

How Quitting Alcohol Could Change Your Eating

Quitting alcohol can have many benefits in the long run: improved health, reduced appetite, and more. But be aware of short-term effects, covered in this article, so you can be ready.

The Changing Nutritional Needs of Women in Menopause

The nutritional needs for women in menopause are important to understand. As women reach the time in their lives where their bodies stop producing estrogen, their physical makeup and needs begin to change. There are some naturopaths and doctors who believe that menopause is a window of opportunity for eliminating toxins from the body, and that’s just one part of how menopausal women can focus on getting healthier than ever. First we’ll focus on some of the key nutrients that are vital to women going through menopause.

Get Results Learning To Eat Healthy To Lose Weight In 4 Steps

Looking at the all of the things you need to do at once can be overwhelming. You are smart, and there is a ton of information out there. You have everything you need to succeed. Just decide to move forward and keep going. You only fail when you give up or quit.

Travel Is A Trip – Take Health Goals on the Road

Choose foods wisely when traveling. Today there are plenty of options to avoid slipping back to poor eating habits.

4 Facts That Prove Organic Food Is Really Better For You

These days it can be difficult to understand food labels. Some labels state that the item is “100% natural”, while others say it is “organic”. Eggs can be “corn-fed”, “free-run”, “farm fresh” and many other variations. But how can you tell what is most beneficial to your health in the long term?

Why Is Behavior Change Towards Healthy Diet and Lifestyle So Hard?

I’ve been pondering this question ever since reading an article that public health officials in the UK want to start labeling foods with “activity equivalents.”1 While only a proposal at this stage, these depictions would let consumers know approximately the time and types of activity required to burn off the calories in the product being purchased. A box of biscuits might, for example, have a picture of a person walking for 60 minutes or swimming for 30 minutes to demonstrate the type of activity and length of time it would take to burn off the calories in one serving. With more than 2/3 of the population in the UK falling into the overweight or obese category, this might be a good step forward.

The Perfect Food to End the Post-Vacation Bloat

We took a short vacation this spring and with travel comes lots of eating out. It is a pleasure – not having to cook or clean it up, finding restaurant gems in an unfamiliar city. In many ways it is simpler than at home – meal planning, shopping and cooking. I do enjoy those things when I am not feeling time pressured, but it does get tiresome – 3 meals/day, 7 days/week. Vacation is a time to relax, and being more relaxed about eating naturally happens too.

Suggestions for Deciding How Many Meals to Eat Each Day

Is there a true or proven way to know how many times a day you should eat? More than likely every doctor or nurse you talk to would say something different. They may have the same number of times in a day, but the reasoning behind it may be different. Ultimately you’re the one that needs to decide how many times a day you eat, but you need to have an understanding behind some things before you make the final decision.

Eliminate Energy-Sappers From Your Diet

Insufficient protein – With high-protein, low-carb diets being so popular, it’s hard to believe it but insufficient protein is a common reason for fatigue. Pack some almonds and nuts for a quick and convenient protein snack.

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