Tag Archives: health

Top 10 Ways to Scorch the Most Calories

When you’re looking for an exercise routine that will work for you, there are a lot of things to consider. Like: Will you actually ever do said exercise? (Here’s how to guarantee that you’ll exercise regularly, AND actually start loving and looking forward to it.) Are there any injuries or physical limitations that make certain forms of exercise unadvisable? Like… Read More

The Other Problem that Comes with Weight Gain

While it’s certainly not always the case for everyone, weight gain and constipation are often two chronic issues that are experienced together for a lot of people. And while they’re often treated as two different problems that need to be tackled separately, they are often symptoms of the exact same underlying problem, getting in the way of your health, daily… Read More

7 Incredible Ways Garlic Transforms Your Body

Garlic, the bashfully beloved bulb that so many of us have a love-hate relationship with. Irresistibly drawn to the “stinking rose”, we indulge in its pungent pleasures in almost every type of cuisine around the world, only to be shamed afterwards into breathing shallowly down-wind. Down with garlic shaming. Evaluated in over 5,500 peer-reviewed scientific studies for its effects on… Read More

Budget-Friendly Healthy Meals

When you’re on a tight budget, healthy eating can seem like a luxury out of reach. But the truth is that there’s absolutely no need for you to go hunting for dinner in expensive health food stores to start getting healthier and losing weight. You can make a wide variety of tasty, flavorful, nutritious, healthy and low-calorie meals from cheap… Read More

Can Your Gut Bacteria Make You Eat Ice Cream

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? WHO STOLE THE COOKIES FROM THE COOKIE JAR? Not Me. Yes You. Couldn’t be. Than Who? Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar. Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar…no seriously, they inhabited my body, took over my brain and forced me to do it… Lame “invasion of… Read More

Gut-Friendly Foods: Sautéed Jerusalem Artichoke with Garlic & Thyme

Photo: Gunnar Magnusson Prebiotic foods – fiber-rich foods that feed the friendly microorganisms in your gut that promote good health – are more than just food. Research shows that these foods actually behave like messengers that help instruct the body when to burn calories and when to store them. Find out how they work magic in your body here. Jerusalem… Read More

Top 10 Probiotic Foods You Should Start Eating Right Now

Health and weight loss experts are all very pro probiotics these days, and for very good reason. The World Health Organization defines probiotics as “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit for the host.” New research continues to pour in about how critical these microorganisms are to maintaining good health, when living in a healthy… Read More

The Weight Loss Secrets of the Mediterranean & Japanese Diets

Japan and the Mediterranean regions are both widely known for having populations that are both leaner, live longer and have less disease than most other places in the world. Amazingly, both populations have demonstrated reduced risks of obesity by an average of 25 percent, stroke by an average of 25 percent, cancer by an average of 31 percent, and Parkinson’s… Read More

5 Mood-Boosting Foods

Eating when you’re feeling down isn’t usually the best idea. We all know it. But do it anyway. Then, sure enough, that box of chocolate-glazed donuts that promised to quickly lift you right back up to happy land leaves you feeling even worse afterward, once the sugar-high dissipates. On the other hand, certain super foods actually do have genuine healing… Read More

6 Belly-Friendly Breakfast Toasts

Did you dismally ditch toast for breakfast when you decided it was time to cut carbs and lose weight? Well, turns out you can still raise your glass and toast toast if you want to. You can have your bread and lose weight too, if it’s of a 100 percent whole grain, minimally processed and sprouted variety (like Ezekiel brand… Read More