A recent consumer survey conducted for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) found omega-3 supplements (such as fish oil supplements) are the sixth most popular category of dietary supplements. This trails only multivitamins, vitamin D, vitamin C, calcium, and B vitamins. A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported sales of fish […]
Every year, it’s something different; new health trends and hyped-up food fads pop up—most long overstaying their welcome. While most are a waste of time and energy, some are truly helpful. We’re here to help you get started on the right foot in 2017 with this list of three health trends to avoid and three […]
Simply put, the best time to workout is when you have time. I know that sounds like a lame answer, but regular physical activity can positively impact nearly every aspect of life, and according to the American College of Sports Medicine, the benefits of exercise are “indisputable”—no matter when you do it. It’s hard to […]
Grain-free. Gluten-free. Low-carb. Kid-friendly. Paleo. OMG delicious. These six things rarely go together, but in the case of this Paleo chicken tender recipe, you can have your cake and…well, you get the point.
Winter brings shorter, darker, and colder days, leaving you wanting to stay curled up in bed until Spring arrives. If only you were a bear, and you could hibernate. Alas, that’s obviously not the case, and many people, especially in the northern hemisphere, struggle with some degree of the “winter blues.” For some, it’s a […]
It seems like no matter how diligent we are to avoid contact with germs, at some point or another, someone in the family will bring home something dreadful. Cold. Flu. Upper respiratory gunk. Stuffy nose. Body aches. Fever. And if you’re like me, you want to stop the germs before they have any chance to […]
What if I told you one of the easiest ways to lose weight is by simply updating your grocery list? It’s true. By simply making a few ingredient substitutions in your recipes, you can slash calories and improve your overall health and wellbeing. In this article, I’ll share four of my favorite healthy food “swaps.”
Between holiday parties, family gatherings, and New Year’s Eve celebrations, the holidays are virtually synonymous with booze. (And, depending on your family and co-workers, some may be more likely to imbibe than others.) Of course, excessive alcohol consumption is bad news for your health and your waistline; it affects your thought processes and leads to […]
New Year’s Day is the day that many folks promise to start fresh, but most end up staying up way too late to watch the ball drop, partying with friends, and engaging in a slew of shenanigans well after the calendar has turned over to the new year. This typically leads to sleeping less or […]
Although generally the most effective intervention for morbid obesity, bariatric surgery does not result in predictable weight loss patterns.