Nutritional Supplements: Do You Really Need Them?

Getting older is hard.  Once you cross the threshold into your 30s, things ache, break, and malfunction more often.  Millions of people have turned to the $37 billion supplement industry for help.  Multivitamins, Omega-3 pills, and probiotics are just a few of the products filling America’s kitchen cabinets.  But do these supplements really work?  Are […]

Getting older is hard.  Once you cross the threshold into your 30s, things ache, break, and malfunction more often.  Millions of people have turned to the $37 billion supplement industry for help.  Multivitamins, Omega-3 pills,

[Read more...]

Nix the Weight Gain: These Are the Healthiest Foods to Eat This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is notorious for derailing the average American’s weight loss goals. It’s the official start of the holiday season, kickstarting the inevitable weight gain most of us face during the holidays. What if I told you there was a way to avoid this – and that not everything you put on your plate was going […]

Thanksgiving is notorious for derailing the average American’s weight loss goals. It’s the official start of the holiday season, kickstarting the inevitable weight gain most of us face during the holidays. What if I told

[Read more...]

The Truth About Popular Vitamins You’re Probably Wasting Money On

Read just about any health article online and you’ll feel as though you’re a waste of life if you don’t take a multivitamin daily. Take Vitamin C to curb colds. Down some B vitamins to avoid heart disease. And, you must take a multivitamin to ensure you’re getting everything you need. Vitamin companies push them, […]

Read just about any health article online and you’ll feel as though you’re a waste of life if you don’t take a multivitamin daily. Take Vitamin C to curb colds. Down some B vitamins to

[Read more...]

What the Heck Is Whole30? Here’s The Scoop…

Regardless of how much the nutrition industry has changed in the last few decades, one thing remains constant.  Our love of fad diets.  Fitness enthusiasts love Paleo and Keto.  Some old-schoolers still favor Atkins.  And Weight Watchers’ popularity seems to be unstoppable.  But there’s another diet on the scene that’s gaining traction.  Enter Whole30. What’s […]

Regardless of how much the nutrition industry has changed in the last few decades, one thing remains constant.  Our love of fad diets.  Fitness enthusiasts love Paleo and Keto.  Some old-schoolers still favor Atkins.  And

[Read more...]

Stop Counting Calories and Do These 3 Things Instead

Counting calories sucks. I’ve been there and done that. It may seem helpful in theory, but the truth is that it gets annoying and frustrating. And, it can even make you feel like you’re starving yourself. Instead of counting calories, you can work on approaching weight loss with more long-term solutions. The following tips look […]

Counting calories sucks. I’ve been there and done that. It may seem helpful in theory, but the truth is that it gets annoying and frustrating. And, it can even make you feel like you’re starving

[Read more...]

What I Learned About Drugs, Alcohol and Fried Eggs

Feel good. Be well. Be happy. Here are a few things I’ve learned about stuff like alcohol, drugs, chemicals and being human. Cheese with that Whine? America is trending in wine society. Wine is the popular way to relax these days. One glass of red wine daily strengthens your heart, more than a few drinks […]

Feel good. Be well. Be happy. Here are a few things I’ve learned about stuff like alcohol, drugs, chemicals and being human. Cheese with that Whine? America is trending in wine society. Wine is the

[Read more...]

Why Beer Might Actually Be Good For You

Who doesn’t love a cold beer?  It’s the perfect sidekick for a baseball game or trivia night.  And it’s a refreshing treat after a long work day.  But for years, we’ve been warned that beer is bad news for our health.  From empty calories to interference with our blood sugar levels, there’s no shortage of […]

Who doesn’t love a cold beer?  It’s the perfect sidekick for a baseball game or trivia night.  And it’s a refreshing treat after a long work day.  But for years, we’ve been warned that beer

[Read more...]

Are You Being Tricked into Buying Unhealthy Food? A Sneaky Trick Could Be to Blame

Upselling is one of the oldest marketing tricks in the book. But, you may not even know how much harm it could be doing to you. You’ve likely gone to a restaurant to order food, only to get asked if you want something extra. A yummy dessert? A larger drink? How about a bigger portion […]

Upselling is one of the oldest marketing tricks in the book. But, you may not even know how much harm it could be doing to you. You’ve likely gone to a restaurant to order food,

[Read more...]

The Truth About Fasting: Does it Hurt or Help Weight Loss?

You’ve likely heard both sides of the story about fasting. On one hand, people say that it can help kick start your metabolism to aid weight loss. Other people say that it’s an unhealthy way to reduce your weekly calories, and may actually hurt your weight loss. So, what’s the truth? Whether you want to […]

You’ve likely heard both sides of the story about fasting. On one hand, people say that it can help kick start your metabolism to aid weight loss. Other people say that it’s an unhealthy way

[Read more...]

Protein Powder Gets You in Shape, But Avoid These 4 Ingredients

Your protein powder should help you build lean muscle and burn fat. Healthy protein powders can help you lose weight, have more energy for productive workouts, and help you repair and build muscle in your body. But, as with anything you put into your body, they’re only as healthy as their ingredients are. Unfortunately, some […]

Your protein powder should help you build lean muscle and burn fat. Healthy protein powders can help you lose weight, have more energy for productive workouts, and help you repair and build muscle in your

[Read more...]