Think Pop is Bad? Here are 10 Ways it Can Shorten Your Life – Part Two

Posted: September 30, 2016

In Part One, we looked at five ways that pop can cause health concerns that can ultimately reduce your life expectancy. If the only reason you would cut down on the amount of pop you drink is to lose weight, it’s time to rethink that position. From increased risk of diabetes to the decreased absorption of essential nutrients, like magnesium, which helps your body rid itself of harmful toxins, pop simply does nothing for your health and nutrition, but it does a lot to ruin them. Perhaps most read more…

Think Pop is Bad? Here are 10 Ways it Can Shorten Your Life: Part 1

Posted: September 23, 2016

The ‘real thing’ can be really bad for you. If you’ve been trying to manage your weight , you know that one of the fastest and best ways to reduce weight gain is to stop drinking high-sugar pop and fruit juices. The bottom-line reason is the off-the-scale sugar content of most brands of pop. A 355ml can of Coca-Cola has 39 grams of sugar, which is just shy of 10 teaspoons. The World Health Organization recently changed its recommendation for sugar consumption to no more than 5% of read more…

4 Healthful Reasons to Bake with Coconut Flour

Posted: September 12, 2016

Have you ever wondered why processed flour is so very white, yet the grain it comes from is brown? The main reason is that we really like the look of that clean, light white powder versus the darker, heavier look and feel of whole-grain flour. To give their customers what they want, flour mills process the grain, stripping away the darker bran on the outside of the grain and the germ from the inside, leaving only the lighter coloured endosperm, read more…

How Sleep Helps You Lose More Fat

Posted: September 7, 2016

The health benefits of proper rest, and sleep in particular, are well known. From reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes, to fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression, giving your body the rest and restoration time it needs pays off in a number of ways It’s really just common sense. From breathing to getting rid of toxins, your body has systems and processes to keep you healthy and functioning properly. But, just like when you hold your breath for too read more…