How Sleep Impacts Your Health Goals

By |2021-05-15T18:55:48-07:00May 18th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

  It sounds like common sense to say that getting enough sleep is crucial to your health. But if you're like most people, living a hectic modern lifestyle, it's hard to prioritize sleep. After all, it feels like you're just lying there, doing nothing. Who has time for that, when you have 1,000 goals to

How to Break an Emotional Eating Habit

By |2021-05-15T19:00:42-07:00May 12th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Some people over eat because they are rushing through meals and don't give their stomachs time to send a “full” signal to their brains. Others eat too much because they aren't aware of correct portion sizes.  Some of us, however, know that we're overeating...  yet we find it difficult to stop because we're doing it

4 Reasons Crash Diets Are a Bad Idea

By |2021-05-15T19:32:20-07:00May 5th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Swimsuit season is here, and you want to get your body ready for the beach. Or perhaps that class reunion is rapidly approaching, and you want to be in better shape than your former high school nemesis. Whatever your reasoning, a crash diet can seem appealing when you want to lose weight quickly. But they

The True Link Between Weight and Health

By |2016-04-28T05:27:37-07:00April 28th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

You may have heard that excess weight is linked to many chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. This is true, and it explains why many doctors recommend weight loss to help their patients stay healthy. But does weight really boil down to a number on a scale? Or is it just one measure

Are All Food Additives Bad?

By |2021-05-15T19:35:23-07:00April 21st, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

  Just say the words “food additives” and you will probably hear a lot of sighing, see a lot of eye rolling, and perhaps even receive a long, angry lecture from your more health-conscious friends. The words certainly carry a negative connotation, thanks to widespread (and probably not unfounded) suspicion of ingredients such as dyes,

5 Tips to Prevent Overeating

By |2021-05-15T19:45:53-07:00April 14th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

  When you're trying to pursue a healthier lifestyle, appetite can be one of the most difficult factors to control. It might be easy enough to create a healthy eating plan for the day, or even a week in advance, but then you find yourself surrounded by temptation every time you leave the house. Use

For Long-Term Fitness, Mindset is Everything

By |2021-05-15T19:49:14-07:00April 6th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Do you know of someone who has been practicing yoga for years, seemingly without becoming bored or tired of it? And yet, many of us experience difficulty sticking with our own workout routines for more than a few weeks. What makes yoga so special, and why do so many people tend to stick with it

8 Nutrition Tips to Help You Age Well

By |2021-05-15T19:55:31-07:00March 23rd, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

As we get older, we're all going to get sore, tired, and diseased, right? Of course not! It is possible to age very gently and healthfully. That's not to say that you will never suffer any health problems, but many people enjoy decades of great health. The main key to preventing disease and preserving your

3 Critical Health and Fitness Components

By |2021-05-15T19:58:27-07:00March 16th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

Fad diets may come and go, but the principles of fitness never change. After all, it's not like the human body rapidly evolves, making fitness and weight loss a big mystery! All fitness plans have something in common, even if their structure and the ways they are presented are different. To effectively lose weight and

How to Avoid Long-Term Weight Gain

By |2021-05-16T18:31:16-07:00March 9th, 2016|Healthy Living Tips|

We all know that excess weight is one of the key predictors of many common diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. And yet, over the decades we notice that we have packed on 10, 20, or 50 pounds before we really noticed it. Why? Because the changes are gradual. No one wakes up ten

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