10 Ways to Keep the Weight Off

Healthy food, measuring tape, and scale for weight loss

So, you’ve been working hard and managed to shed a few pounds for swimsuit season (or that dream wedding dress, perhaps?). Congratulations! Chances are, you’re feeling more confident and healthy than ever. Now that you’ve achieved a weight that you’re proud of, it’s time to create a plan to keep the extra pounds off.  …read more

5 Ways to Lose Weight This Summer

Woman staring at the ocean during summer

Summer weight loss is just like weight loss at any other time of the year… except it’s during the summer. But it feels like a different animal because we typically wear less clothing. So we notice that excess weight a little more. It is true that sustainable weight loss and weight loss maintenance requires a…read more

Sleep… The Missing Component of Long-Term Weight Control

Woman having difficulties falling asleep in bed

We’re sleeping less, lately. Well… it makes sense, doesn’t it? There is obviously a lot on our minds in this day and age as we battle the fear in the midst of a pandemic. Sleep is incredibly regenerative. To not get enough sleep is to increase your chances of gaining weight for a multitude of…read more

What Are the Causes of Weight Gain?

Body measuring tape

Weight gain is multifaceted.   If you thought that we were obese as a nation before, imagine what might be coming in the very near future. With the concerns of the effects of this Covid-19 pandemic, stress will be on the rise, leading to stress eating.   There are so many factors causing weight-gain in…read more

Starvation Versus Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting has been often confused with the idea of ‘starving’ yourself to lose weight. One is an excellent part of a controlled way of approach and the other is unhealthy and unwise. People starve themselves by eating little to nothing in an attempt to control their ‘out of control’ relationship with food. This is…read more

Why a System-Wide Detox Can Boost Your Immune System

Man smiling after taking a detox

Now more than ever is the time to boost your immune system.   Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak causing us all to stay indoors, we may get sidetracked in our health regimen. It is a very normal response to begin eating out of stress, boredom, or, quite honestly, out of fear. And so often…read more

Candida 101: What is Candida Overgrowth?

  What is Candida Overgrowth? Candida comes in many different forms, but the most common form found in the human body is candida albicans.  In short, candida is a yeast that grows within the human body. Candida can exist all throughout the human body. The science and medical communities are unsure if candida is present…read more

Loading Matters

Imagine a bow and arrow. If you want the arrow to really go far, you need to pull the string back as far as you can. It takes the effort of going backwards, just a little bit, in order to have a great forward movement. The same is true when it comes to loading and…read more

The Roaring 20’s

Flappers. Speakeasys. Parties like you’ve never seen… alright, maybe that was just in The Great Gatsby. But it is true that the 20’s were a time of breakthrough, and decided movement into the future. What would it look like for the 2020’s to have a similar attitude for you? You see, that’s a beautiful thing…read more

The Truth about Sugar Substitutes

Pile of sugar substitute

Sugar Substitutes The dark side of satisfying your sweet tooth at any cost Artificial Sweeteners Historically, artificial sweetener products have been called a ‘magic sweetener’ where you can attain the bliss of your out of control appetite with no consequences. Unfortunately, there are no such things as “no consequences.”   Eat to your heart’s content…read more