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3 Insightful Things You Can Include in a Food Journal

Posted: August 30, 2019

Anyone who has put in any serious effort to manage their weight knows the benefits of keeping a written journal of what they eat every day. You can get a much better idea of your eating habits by seeing them in writing. And, depending on what information you include in a food journal, you can get surprisingly deep insights that can reveal not just what you eat, but why you’re eating and why you may be overeating Try Tracking the read more…

4 Fast Healthy Snack Ideas for Weight Management

Posted: August 25, 2019

Just the words “snack food” sound tempting. Snacks are delicious and fun to eat, and they’re just a snack after all, right? Except poor snack food choices can shipwreck even the most disciplined, healthy, balanced diet.   The following fast, healthy snack food ideas will not only let you avoid the added sugar, salt and unhealthy fats of processed snacks, they’ll help you keep your weight management on track too.   Try These Quick and Easy Low-Calorie Snack Ideas It’s not read more…

This is Exactly How Much Fibre You Need Every Day

Posted: August 15, 2019

A nutritional specialist will tell you how many calories you should eat and even what balance of macronutrients is best for your weight loss goals. A personal trainer will tell you how long you should exercise and what the best exercises are for your body type and goals. But can anyone out there tell you how much fibre you need to eat every day? Fibre’s Health Benefits Dietary fibre is the part of plant foods that your body can’t digest read more…

What’s the Difference Between Probiotics and Prebiotics

Posted: August 3, 2019

Before you understand the difference between probiotics and prebiotics, you should know some potentially disturbing facts about what’s going on inside your body. Your body is also home to live bacteria. When harmful bacteria enters your body, your immunity system kicks in to help fight it and avoid the diseases and infections it can cause.    If the bacteria thing by itself isn’t disturbing enough, check these numbers. Including red blood cells, there are over 30 trillion human cells in read more…

How to Choose the Right Menopause Supplements

Posted: July 25, 2019

If you’re a woman and you’re not there yet, you will be. Menopause, and it’s many famous (or infamous!) symptoms, happens to every woman, usually sometime in her 40s or 50s. While it’s a perfectly natural event, it’s not exactly the high point of every woman’s life. Fortunately, from menopause supplements to lifestyle changes, there are many ways to treat the symptoms. Symptoms of Menopause Including perimenopause, or premenopause that includes irregular menstrual periods, through menopause and into post-menopause, symptoms read more…

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…

How To Break A Weight Loss Plateau

Posted: July 12, 2019

Why is weight loss so difficult?! Even when you find a way to steadily lose weight with a healthy, balanced diet, suddenly, one week, the weight loss just stops. You haven’t changed a thing and, honest to goodness, you haven’t cheated. You’ve hit a weight loss plateau, which is very common. Fortunately, there are ways to break a weight loss plateau. Unfortunately, the slow down or even a reversal in your weight loss can be so discouraging that you stop read more…

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip A Meal?

Posted: July 3, 2019

It makes perfect sense. You want to lose weight. That can happen if you eat less. So your road to weight loss will be a lot easier if you just skip a meal every day. Except for the reality of skipping a meal is that the risk of gaining weight is similar to your chances of losing weight. 4 Things that Happen to Your Body When You Skip a Meal Your body is a complex series of systems that are 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…

Foods To Avoid With Gallbladder Pain

Posted: May 29, 2019

So when’s the last time you thought about your gallbladder? We’re going to place our money on “can’t remember” as the answer. There are a couple of reasons why you don’t think of your gallbladder like you do other organs including your stomach, heart, lungs and kidneys. Gallbladders cause problems in only a small minority of people, and they are not essential to your life. If you are unlucky enough to suffer gallbladder pain, it is highly likely due to read more…

How To Stop Sugar Cravings With Nutritional Supplements

Posted: May 22, 2019

There’s no arguing. You have a sweet tooth. Actually, maybe it’s more like you crave sugar, right? Or shall we just come right out and say it? You have a sugar addiction. Still, you also know that when you eat sugar in large quantities it can lead to weight gain and trouble balancing blood sugar levels, and that’s just for starters. But you can’t stop the cravings! If only you knew a quick way to stop sugar cravings, like with 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…