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Nutrition & Weight Loss Part 1: 3 Major Consequences of Not Getting Proper Nutrition

Posted: July 18, 2013

When you’re trying to lose or better manage your weight, if you don’t give your body the right nutrition, you will suffer consequences: More Difficulty Losing Weight – Your body is programmed for self-preservation. When it doesn’t get the right nutrition, it slows itself down and burns fewer calories. Even if you’re on a calorie-reduced diet, you still might gain weight because your body is burning fewer calories due to poor nutrition. Psychological Problems – Your body’s drive to preserve read more…

5 Wonderful Benefits of Water

Posted: July 9, 2013

It’s tasteless, clear and found almost everywhere, but, considering it’s so common, water delivers some extraordinary benefits for your weight loss efforts and overall health. Water Gives You Energy. Without proper hydration, your muscles won’t work as well and you’ll find it more difficult to perform everyday tasks. Maintaining your fluid levels is especially important during exercise when your muscles are under higher stress than normal. Drink more water before, during and after exercising and you’ll have a better, more read more…

What Kind of Weight Loss Boss Are You?

Posted: July 4, 2013

Ever wonder why some people are successful at losing weight, while other seemingly similar people struggle? Of course, a number of factors conspire to determine any particular person’s success rate. But there is one that exerts very strong positive or negative influences on all the other factors and the overall success of your program. You might never have thought about this “super factor”, but you have complete control over it. It’s you. Or at least it’s your “inner voice”. The read more…

How to Slow Down and Still Lose Weight!

Posted: July 2, 2013

Slowing down to lose weight might not seem to make sense. But, when you consider that many of the habits and attitudes you have can make it more difficult to lose weight, “slowing down”, being a little more focused and changing some of your perceptions will help you enjoy a higher level of weight loss success. Slow Down Your Eating: An Osaka University study of 3,000 people found that eating meals too fast nearly doubles the chance of being obese. read more…

Straight Up: What is a Calorie?

Posted: June 18, 2013

You can’t hold one, they are invisible and they aren’t actually a “thing”. But most people will tell you that calories make them fat. So calories have a really bad reputation, they are hated by many and feared by others. But calories don’t do anything to anyone. They are a measure of the energy in food, which is the energy that our bodies burn to do everything from keeping our hearts beating to playing the piano. We need the energy read more…

Enter Herbal One’s Canada Day Sweepstakes to Win $1,000!

Posted: June 13, 2013

Yes, the headline’s correct. To celebrate Canada Day we are giving away $1,000 cash on our Facebook page! For your chance to win, click on the following link to the Sweepstakes Entry Page , “Like” our Facebook Page and enter the Sweepstakes. In addition to celebrating our great country’s birthday, the Sweepstakes are another way to raise awareness about Herbal One and our message of effective and healthy weight loss and weight management through a proven program of nutritional counseling and supplements. And, read more…

Learn More About Metabolism & You’ll Learn More About Weight Loss

Posted: June 12, 2013

What is your metabolism? If you’re like most people, you’ve read about it and heard it defined many times, but you still find it difficult to explain. Metabolism is the name of the process your body goes through to convert the energy in the food you eat into the energy your body needs to perform all its functions. Food energy is measured in calories. While it’s a very complex process, basically your metabolism combines food energy with oxygen to create read more…

How Proper Nutrition Helps You Lose Weight

Posted: June 6, 2013

It seems so easy. If you burn more calories than you consume, you will lose weight. So why is it so difficult to lose those extra pounds and maintain a healthy weight? Reducing the number of calories you consume and/or burning more calories is the basis for many weight loss programs. In theory, it should work like a charm. By burning more calories, fewer of them will be stored as fat in your body. That, combined with reduced calorie intake read more…

Three Nutrition Blunders You Should Avoid

Posted: May 27, 2013

We hope you are enjoying the new Herbal One website. More than just a new design, the site represents a renewed effort to use it and this blog to keep you better informed about weight loss, nutrition and the good habits that will help you succeed at achieving and maintaining a healthier body weight and lifestyle. To help spread the word, we’ll also post a steady stream of great tips, information and inspiration on Twitter and our Facebook Page. So read more…

Fool Food Before It Fools You

Posted: April 24, 2013

Everywhere around us food is always readily available. It seems we’re never far from the refrigerator, a snack machine, a restaurant, or even a street vendor. The temptation to eat is constant. And eat we do. Many of us, actually most of us, suffer from ‘see food’ anxiety – we see food and we have to nibble at it, pick at it, or just plain shove it all in whether we’re hungry or not. And the more there is available read more…