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Over 50? Try Branched Chain Amino Acids

Posted: March 14, 2019

Once you get into your 40s and 50s, your body begins to change in many ways, especially in women. Often brought on by menopause, the changes can include weight gain, hot flashes, fatigue and moodiness. While you can commit yourself to battle the changes with a healthier diet and increased activity, they can take a toll on your body. Very often, you’re not getting the right nutrition and that can make your symptoms worse. Supplementing your diet with branched chain read more…

Make These Foods Part of Your Diet Plan After 40

Posted: March 5, 2019

It’s no secret that women over 40 go through a number of unavoidable changes in life. From the hot flashes suffered by menopausal women, to lower activity levels that make losing weight a tougher task than it already is, if you’ve hit the big 4-0, you better be ready for it all. But you don’t have to take it all sitting down. In fact, getting active, doing some strength training and putting together healthy meal plans can all deliver lots 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…

Best Ways To Lose Weight Over 50

Posted: February 20, 2019

What the heck happens when you hit 50?! Sure, there are lots of hormonal changes, menopause and what not, but it seems like they all end up in weight gain. Regardless of what the cause, many women find that its more difficult to maintain a healthy weight as they age. And that’s why we’ve put together the list below of the best ways to lose weight over 50 years old. 3 of the Best Weight Loss Tips for Over 50s read more…

How to Eat More Healthy Comfort Food

Posted: February 12, 2019

What is your idea of ‘comfort food’? For some, it might be a nice warm soup on a cold winter evening. For others, only an old standby, like mac and cheese, offers the flavours and familiarity they crave. And still others might consider anything they eat while they watch TV or read a book to be their comfort food. Regardless of what you think it to be, if you’re trying to manage your weight, you should make sure you only read more…

4 Ways to Prevent Osteoporosis

Posted: February 6, 2019

Let’s start with the facts about osteoporosis. Approximately one-third of women and 20% of men will suffer some form of osteoporosis. It is a disease that causes a loss of bone mass, and/or prevents the body from replacing bone loss. The loss of bone strength and density increases the risk of suffering broken bones, including hip fractures, broken wrists and fractured spines. The fractures can happen due to falls, or, in the worst cases, just by getting bumped or sneezing. read more…

How Did Melissa McCarthy Lose Weight?

Posted: January 29, 2019

If you’ve struggled with keeping your weight down, you probably cringe a little when you read yet another celebrity success story. But, if you’re a regular reader of the Herbal One blog, or you’re on a Herbal One diet plan , you’ll be very interested to know just how did  Melissa McCarthy lose weight. Melissa McCarthy’s Weightloss Journey Why do we think you’ll be interested in Melissa McCarthy’s experience with her weight? Because it reflects what many of us go through every day. And her road to 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 Do Busy Moms Lose Weight?

Posted: January 15, 2019

It’s the eternal question of motherhood and weight loss. Weight loss is a full-time pursuit. Motherhood takes up more time than you have. Not to mention the stress, joy, and pain of it all. So how do busy moms lose weight? 5 Ways that Busy Moms Can Lose Weight Of course, your children come first before all else. But that doesn’t mean you need to accept that ‘baby weight’ and not do anything about it. In fact, by trying some read more…

Here’s a Healthy Grocery List for Weight Loss That’s Under $50

Posted: January 8, 2019

Sure, you’d love to eat healthy meals. But eating healthily seems to be more expensive, right? Wrong. In fact, if you want to spend the least possible amount at the grocery store, you should buy only simple, healthy foods, like fruits and vegetables, and make your own meals. And you can create a healthy grocery list for weight loss that comes in at under $50.00 . Before You Make Your Grocery Shopping List If you’re not sure about what to include on on a healthy 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…

An Easy Home Workout Routine With No Equipment

Posted: December 19, 2018

We hesitate to put the words “easy” and “home workout routine” in the same sentence. So before we go any further, if you expect to reach your fitness goals and body weight targets without getting off the couch, then this post might not be for you. If, instead, you want to get more activity in your day, without buying a bunch of equipment or a gym membership, then read on. Why You Don’t Need Equipment to Workout Of course, exercise read more…