Articles relating to 'WEIGHT MANAGEMENT'
4 surprising health foods this Thanksgiving

sugar, health, sugar, health, holidayAll of us have been there… sitting at the table after a big holiday meal, feeling heavy and in need of a serious nap.

In the name of good family and friends, many of us willingly fall off the health wagon, giving in to the snacks, breads, sweets and larger-than-life portion sizes.

There is good news for your … Read More

If you lack energy, these foods could be the reason

ENERGY, ENERGY, ENERGY, SUGAR If you’ve managed to get in your eight hours of sleep last night and still can’t get through your day without reaching for numerous cups of coffee, sleep may not be to blame.

Of course, rest is important for your energy, but what you eat also plays a huge role in keeping you going and enjoying the activities … Read More

Feeling depressed? There’s a natural solution without drugs

brain, energy, brain, energyMy elderly aunt, I’m afraid, is not doing well. She lost her husband almost a year ago and has been declining ever since, determined, however, to remain in her home alone.

Her kids say she shouldn’t be living on her own. She’s forgetting things, she shouldn’t be driving and has no friends for support. But when I’ve called … Read More

Simple answer to thinking more clearly (and protecting your memory)

HEALTHY EATING, MENTAL HEALTHSometimes it might seem like feeling blue or having a low mood is a regular part of your day as the colder weather and shorter days start to close in.

Certainly there have been several studies that have shown that there are many lifestyle factors that can impact our mental health, too. But one that might surprise you … Read More

This could make your banana even better for you

GMO, vitamins and mineralsImagine this… a fruit that has been altered to be more nutritious. Would you buy it if you knew it was healthier? How about if you knew that the alteration would make it taste better?

Well that theory isn’t too far off. New advancements in gene modification could bring crops like bananas and pears to your nearest supermarket … Read More

Eggs, butter, cheese: The newly discovered benefits

511524451I’m not so worried about fat anymore. Not because I’m the skinniest woman on the planet, but fat has a lot going for it.

I’m eating full-fat Greek yogurt, blue cheese in my turkey burgers, and homemade granola with plenty of nuts.

Fat, the healthy kind, is back in vogue these days. For years, government dietary guidelines recommended … Read More

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