Pros and Cons of Private Gyms When we think of a ‘gym’, we all have certain expectations. Gyms are great if you need a lot of equipment or weight, space, and options, but are not right for everyone. Private gyms can offer many benefits as well. Below are some pros and cons to consider before […]
Ever wanted all the chips, chocolates, or jelly beans in the bag in a single sitting? You are not alone, and studies report cravings are present up to 90 percent of the population. What Causes Cravings? There is no straightforward cause of cravings, and we all experience them somewhat differently. Let’s take a look at […]
Feeling down is something we can all relate to right now. The pandemic has left us with less social contact and more stress. One study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported an increase in serious psychological distress by almost 10%, from 3.9% in 2018 to 13.6% in 2020. So now would be […]
Have you ever tried intermittent fasting or thought it might be a good idea for you? You are not alone! You may have heard of someone who has tried it, or you have in the past. Maybe it worked, maybe it didn’t. The important thing to know is whether it is right for YOU. What […]
Since the pandemic began, many of us are now reframing how we approach our health. You might still be suffering the mental and physical effects, or have a new understanding of the importance of a strong immune system. But what does that mean, and what can we do to help our immune system function better? […]
Some great tips for holiday eating!
Many of us like eating meat, but is it really necessary for our health? And is plant-based food the answer?
“Sugar is everywhere, and it makes sense, because it tastes great! Food flies off shelves when there is even a little sugar added, and a few sugary pecans can make a bland salad go down that much easier. A little sugar here and there will not hurt anyone. A small sweet morsel at the end […]
How long does it take to start a new habit? If you have ever tried or done your homework, you know it typically takes about two to four weeks. Learning or starting a new habit is a complicated process, similar to a group of people in a company working together to produce a product. The […]
It has happened to all of us at one time or another: waiting too long to stop on a road trip, being stuck traveling with no food and no time or place to stop and even grab something small. So by the time you make it to a restaurant, you are starving and end up […]