Most people put a lot of sugar, caffeine and salt into their bodies on a daily basis. It’s cheap and easy to drink lots of soda pop and eat potato chips. Go to any gas station convenience store and you’ll be surrounded by foods and drinks that have the potential to agitate your digestive system…. Read more »
If you see large groups of people walking together outdoors in May, there’s a good chance they’re doing it for National Arthritis Month. Arthritis Awareness Month comes around each May, as millions of Americans deal with some form of arthritis and need to know how to treat their various problems. Arthritis involves inflammation of one… Read more »
Diabetes is one of those conditions that’s equivalent to a full-time job. A diabetic person has to constantly check blood sugar levels and maintain a “normal” level with diet and exercise. Those suffering from diabetes struggle containing their blood sugar levels and often find themselves suffering from hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. The first is too low… Read more »
Without a doubt, one of the most important hormones in your body is leptin. This simple hormone is made in your body’s stored fat. Leptin plays a very large role in weight management, reproduction, thyroid function, stress, inflammation, cardiovascular function and mental capability. The job of leptin is to notify your brain when it needs… Read more »
There are times in our lives when eating is not just about satisfying a hunger or a craving. Sometimes, for various and often underlying reasons, we eat out of stress, discomfort, pain, and sadness or as a reward. This is referred to as emotional eating, and it’s the time of satisfaction that comes from trying… Read more »
Most mottos in life revolve around persevering. From motivational posters with slogans of praise to high school career counselors that encourage people to follow their dreams, our country is founded in the belief that never giving up will make us successful. That is all true. However, when it comes to making healthy choices, giving up,… Read more »
It’s mid way though January and many of us are already slowly breaking your gym routines and diet plans (unintentional, of course) and starting off the new year with broken resolutions. According to time.com the number one most broken New Year’s Resolution is ‘Lose Weight and Get Fit’ with ‘Eat Healthier and Diet’ at number… Read more »
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