The summer is here and vacations and lounging about in the dog days of summer could mean overindulging. Here are some tips to avoid taking in excessive calories and packing on unwanted weight. Is it hunger or thirst? Thirst can sometimes be masked as hunger. It's important to drink enough throughout the day. You can … Continue reading Ways To Keep Your Appetite In Check This Summer
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Consuming enough Omega 3s in one's diet is essential for optimal health. Omega 3s play a vital role in brain development, cognitive function (i.e. attention, memory, comprehension, reasoning, and judgment) throughout the human life span. What are Omega 3s? Omega 3s are essential fatty acids made of polyunsaturated fats. They are essential because the body cannot … Continue reading The Importance of Omega 3s in Infants and Children
Health experts are always writing about the benefits of the Keto diet. Also known as the ketogenic diet, this new approach to weight loss involves consuming a very low-carb, high-fat diet that shares many similarities with the Atkins and low-carb diets. It involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat. This reduction in carbs … Continue reading The Keto Diet: Does It Work?
My friends and family ask me how I stay trim and fit. It's not complicated but it's not easy either. Just like most people, I wasn't blessed with a high metabolism. So, I have to watch what I eat. So what does that exactly mean for you? It means counting calories. Yes, you have to … Continue reading Weight Loss: It’s All In The Numbers
Every morning I walk my dogs in the neighborhood. It's the same routine I've had for the last ten years. Aside from varying up the route, it can get boring at times. To ward off the mundane, I began paying attention to the natural foliage around me. In addition to the Ash, Eucalyptus and … Continue reading Foraging For The Uncommon Fruit
There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to weight loss and not surprisingly, many who attempt weight loss fail in the end. In the beginning, it may be great as the pounds melt off, but soon they creep back on and often times you end up heavier than when you started. Disappointed and … Continue reading Say Goodbye To The Yo-Yo Dieter Syndrome Forever