7 Tips for Balancing Your Tipsy Yet Healthy Lifestyle

Whether it’s a summer beach barbecue, a winter holiday party, an after work happy hour or a quiet dinner for two, alcohol and your diet will always be an issue. There are lots of tales of people working hard to eat healthily and lose weight all week long, then letting alcohol cancel out their efforts on the weekend. The problem isn’t ... Read More »

How to Blast Belly Fat with Apple Cider Vinegar

If you’ve ever heard people call apple cider vinegar a “cure all”, there’s a very good reason. It really does do amazing things. There’ve been so many claims made about this shelf staple, such as: It kills bacteria It fights diabetes and lowers blood sugar levels It lowers cholesterol It protects against cancer It helps with ... Read More »

7 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

If you’ve been on a journey to improve your health, good for you! We all know that breaking old habits can be hard, but it’s totally worth it. Unfortunately, no matter how well you’ve adapted your new ways, challenges can appear. One of the biggest hurdles people face this time of year is travel. With the summer months, people tend to ... Read More »

8 Signs and Symptoms You May Be Vitamin D Deficient

It’s summer time, and that usually means a big boost in the amount of Vitamin D in your body. Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin” because your skin makes it when it's out in the sun’s rays. It seems strange to think of a vitamin as being made in our skin. This is especially true of one that is as key as Vitamin D is to our body’s ... Read More »

5 Foods to Ease Your Anxiety

We’ve all heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” But did you know that what you eat can have a direct impact on how you feel? I'm not just talking about eating too much and feeling bloated. I'm talking about the fuel you provide for your body. It can affect your level of calm and your sense of wellbeing. Studies have shown that ... Read More »

4 Weight Loss Quick Fixes that Don’t Work (and what does)

In America, you’d be hard-pressed to find too many people who don’t want to lose some weight. Some people just want to drop 5 pounds to make their clothes feel better. Others have big weight loss goals of 100 pounds, or even more. No matter how big or small your weight loss goals may be, diets and hype that promise easy answers aren’t ... Read More »

10 Hacks to a Healthier Heart

Your yearly visit to your doctor’s office comes with a weigh-in, blood pressure check, and blood work. A more comprehensive workup will include a CMP (complete metabolic panel) that checks many things, and one of the most important is your triglyceride level. At normal levels, triglycerides are a good thing. They are the fat in your ... Read More »

5 Foods to Stop Your Migraines

If you suffer from migraines, then you probably already know that there are some foods you need to stay far away from. These foods are known as “triggers,” and anytime you eat them you take a real chance that you’re going to end up in pain. Migraine triggers include: Chocolate  Red wine Coffee Aged cheese Soy sauce ... Read More »

Are Lectins Stopping You From Losing Weight?

You might be wondering..."What the heck are lectins?" The simplest answer is that they’re the proteins found in some of the healthiest foods that we eat. You might think that means that they're good for you, but the exact opposite is true. How can that be? Read on. You can find them in grains and raw legumes, but they’re also ... Read More »

20 Magical Things to Do with Your Jar of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is more than just the newest food craze. It’s also a beauty booster, a weight loss aid and even has uses around your home. Coconut oil is extracted from the dried meat of mature coconuts. People once thought of the oil as unhealthy because it is over 80% saturated fat. In recent years, it has been shown to be a ... Read More »