Nutrition

What Is Conjugated Linoleic Acid?

Posted: July 18, 2019

If you’ve been hoping to find something in your diet that helps reduce body fat, this is it. Conjugated linoleic acid is an isomer (different structure) of linoleic acid, which is the most common type of omega-6 fatty acid. Conjugated Linoleic acid (CLA) gets its name from the arrangement of double bonds in the fatty acid molecule. Sources of CLA in our diets include meat and dairy products from ruminant animals Conjugated Linoleic Acid’s Fat-Burning Health Benefits Positive health effects read more…

What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Eating Sugar?

Posted: June 5, 2019

Before we get into what happens to your body when you stop eating sugar, we need to understand some facts. You can’t cut out sugar from your diet entirely. The natural sugars in fruits, vegetables, grains and other foods give your body energy. So when we say “stop eating sugar”, we’re talking about the refined sugar in the processed foods you eat, or in the soft drinks and juices you drink, or that you put into your tea and coffee.  read more…

The Amazing Health Benefits of Senna Leaf Tea

Posted: May 15, 2019

It may sound like yet another ‘new’ herbal treatment. But Senna is an herb that’s been used by Chinese and South Asian peoples for thousands of years, mainly for its laxative effects. The leaves also produce a tasty senna leaf tea that makes it much easier to enjoy the health benefits. 4 Health Benefits of Senna Leaf Tea Senna leaf is one of the main ingredients of Herbal One’s Bio Body Cleanse . And that name gives you a hint about one of read more…

3 Reasons To Try Magnesium For Weight Loss

Posted: April 17, 2019

There are three main reasons why you should consider magnesium for weight loss. First, just about every role magnesium plays in your body can help you control your weight. Second, it is an essential mineral that your body must get from your diet and/or nutritional supplements. Third, while full-on magnesium deficiencies are uncommon, most people don’t get high enough magnesium levels from their diets. But there are other reasons, more directly-related to losing weight, why you should actually try magnesium read more…

5 Grape Seed Extract Benefits

Posted: February 26, 2019

You’ll read lots of claims about different foods and supplements that can seem unrealistic. When you read below about grape seed extract benefits, you’ll think the same thing. But in this case, the health benefits listed are all backed by scientific research. The Benefits of Grape Seed Extract Did you now that grape seed extract is 10x more potent than vitamin C? Perhaps the biggest benefits of grape seed extract (GSE) is its incredibly powerful antioxidant properties, which help it guard against cellular stress due read more…

How to Stay Motivated to Eat Healthy Foods

Posted: January 22, 2019

Even if you ever managed to improve your diet and eat healthy meals, there’s a good chance you slipped back, and least a little bit, into your old eating habits. But don’t beat yourself up. Changing your diet and trying to lose weight is not easy. The secret to success may just be in learning how to stay motivated to eat healthy foods in the long term. 3 Ways to Find the Motivation for Ongoing Healthy Eating One of the read more…

How Does A Food Pyramid Help Individuals Eat A Healthy Diet?

Posted: December 27, 2018

Even for those of us who want to eat a balanced diet, how to do so can be a challenge. Yes, you know that maybe you should eat more vegetables and less salty or sugary snacks. But just how should individuals plan their diet for healthy eating? What are Food Pyramids? In 1942, Canada introduced its first food pyramid in response to wartime food rationing. The overall goal was to improve the health of Canadians by outlining the right foods, read more…

Why This Healthy Cream of Broccoli Soup is a Nutritional Power Boost

Posted: December 12, 2018

How’s it going between you and broccoli? Sometimes described as looking like a little tree, many people feel broccoli tastes like a tree too. If you’re in the ‘tastes terrible’ camp about broccoli, a healthy cream of broccoli high-protein soup may be the answer. Make Healthy Eating Delicious One reason why changing to a diet of healthier, more nutritious foods is that many people don’t like the taste of it. It’s why your parents had to threaten no desserts or TV when read more…

5 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Posted: December 5, 2018

As the 2019 Holiday Season approaches, it’s not the hap-hap-happiest time of year for everyone. If weight management is a challenge for you, the holiday season can seem like sheer torture. Temptations are everywhere, including office parties, family gatherings and hanging with your friends. Get Strategic About Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain this Season First, nothing will make it easy to get through the holidays with your weight loss program intact. But by being more deliberate in your approach to holiday read more…

An Apple a Day Keeps the Weight Away

Posted: November 26, 2018

The old saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” has been around on one form or another since the mid-1800’s. That means apple’s were well known to be particularly healthy over 150 years ago. And we are still discovering new health benefits of apple’s today. So “an apple a day…” is not just good advice, it keeps getting better all the time. 7 Ways Apples Help Your Health and Weight Loss Here are just a few reasons, new read more…

“One of the Best Weight Loss Tips in the World”

Posted: November 8, 2018

There’s a reason that scientists look for signs of water on other planets to decide if life might exist there. Without water, life, at least as we know it, can’t happen. That makes water sort of important. But water doesn’t just keep us alive, it makes our lives so much better in many ways. None of this is news to our customers. We’ve told you about some of the benefits of water in previous blog posts. And drinking eight glasses of water a read more…

Do These Three Things to Improve Your Weight Loss Success

Posted: October 29, 2018

You’re great at losing weight. You’ve done it lots of times. Except, if you’re like most people, you’ve put the weight back on, and maybe more. In a way, losing weight isn’t the real problem. Keeping it off and maintaining your lower weight is the real gauge of weight loss success. From thinking it’s as simple as cutting calories, to mindless, emotional eating , we’ve told you about many of the reasons why you might not have been able to stay at read more…