8 Nutrition Trends, Explained

By |2021-05-15T08:50:51-07:00November 14th, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

It seems as though the nutrition and health industries come up with a new trendy buzzword every month or so! In reality, most of these concepts are recycled from older ideas that have been around for a while. But that doesn't help much when you're trying to decipher all the lingo, and choose an eating

How the FODMAP Diet Helps Digestive Problems

By |2021-05-15T08:54:03-07:00November 4th, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

If you've heard about the latest nutrition buzzword, the FODMAP diet, you might be wondering if this eating plan could be right for you. If you haven't heard of FODMAP and you suffer from digestive problems, it could be a great solution. First of all, FODMAP isn't designed to help people lose weight, although it

Another Great Reason to Ditch Sugar

By |2021-05-15T08:55:57-07:00October 7th, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

  Sugar has (rightfully) earned itself a bad reputation. It's packed with empty calories, it causes weight gain, and it happens to be as addictive as many drugs. It's no wonder many nutrition experts recommend quitting sugar! But if those reasons aren't enough for you, you might be interested to learn that sugar is also

4 Workout Mistakes to Avoid

By |2021-05-15T17:37:05-07:00September 20th, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

Now that it's February, it's time to check in on those New Year's resolutions! If you resolved to get more fit, you've designed a new workout program and you're gradually increasing its complexity. You've probably read a lot of advice on fitness, and you're headed in the right direction. But do you know which pitfalls

Are Your Sleep Habits Affecting…. Your Weight?

By |2021-05-15T17:50:37-07:00August 21st, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

If you find yourself feeling desperate for coffee first thing in the morning, refueling on caffeine mid-day, craving a sugary snack in the afternoon, and barely making it through the day without collapsing, you're probably suffering from a common problem: You're sleep deprived. Okay, so you already knew that. But sleep deprivation affects more than

How to Hydrate Properly During Exercise

By |2021-05-15T18:05:32-07:00July 15th, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

You hear it all the time: “Drink eight, eight-ounce glasses of water per day!” But does that one-size-fits-all advice really work for everyone? How much hydration do we really need? Those numbers are actually averages. Yes, the average person needs 64 ounces of water per day, but there are many other factors that come into

Working Out Doesn’t Have to Be a Drag!

By |2021-05-15T18:07:46-07:00June 24th, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

You've heard it over and over: You need to exercise, not just to keep your weight in check, but also to strengthen your heart, lower stress, and prevent many diseases. But the idea of logging more treadmill time makes you want to hide in bed with a plate of nachos! Let's face it: Some workouts

One Simple Way to Live a Longer, Healthier Life

By |2021-05-15T18:11:47-07:00June 5th, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

When you think about improving your health or increasing your longevity, you probably picture yourself taking drastic measures like going vegan or switching to a lower-stress job. But there is actually one very simple way that you can get healthier and add years to your life, and almost everyone can do it. At the European

What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Soda

By |2021-05-15T18:17:33-07:00May 11th, 2018|Healthy Living Tips|

On a hot summer day, grabbing your favorite sugary soda might be your default response to thirst. It seems relatively harmless; after all, it's only liquid, and it's cold and refreshing. But in reality, you're feeding a dangerous cycle of dependency upon sugar, and you're harming your body in the long run. No one is

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