Category: Weight Loss

Body Mass Index: How do you measure up?

Body Mass Index: How do you measure up?

Body mass index is a measure of body fat that is based upon an individual’s weight and height. Mathematically speaking it is the measure of a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. Since BMI… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
ASPARAGUS: Spear me

ASPARAGUS: Spear me

This green, white, or purple vegetable come in spears, is packed with nutrition, and is low in calories. There are plenty of reasons to consume this veggie. With only 90 calories in one cup, it’s pretty incredible that this amount… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Dried Fruit: The pros and cons to packaged sweetness

Dried Fruit: The pros and cons to packaged sweetness

Part of a healthy, balanced diet includes the consumption of nutrient rich fruits and vegetables. Dried fruit might seem like a handy snack to meet this dietary recommendation. This snack consists of fruit in which the water has been removed… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Sauna vs steam room: Who wins??

Sauna vs steam room: Who wins??

After a workout or after a long day, stepping into a sauna or steam room is treatment for your body. These facilities are found in gyms, spas, hotels, and some people even have them at home. The main difference is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Interval Training: Why you need this high to low exercise

Interval Training: Why you need this high to low exercise

Interval training can help anyone get those most out of their cardiovascular workouts. This training involves alternating short high intensity bursts with active rest periods. Doesn’t sound very complicated or challenging on paper, but this is no simple or easy… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

Breakfast is the meal that breaks the fast from the night before. There’s an associated typical or traditional line up of foods we think of when it comes to this first meal….eggs, pancakes, cereal, bagels, coffee, waffles, oatmeal, and so… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Ketosis: Fat’s new best friend

Ketosis: Fat’s new best friend

Our body normally uses glucose from carbohydrates as our main source of energy. Ketosis is a popular word used in the diet and diabetes worlds. Our body goes into a state of ketosis to keep itself working when carbohydrates are… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocado is the main ingredient found in guacamole, a topper for salads, on a sandwich or wrap, and even in smoothies. The Hass is the most common variety in the U.S. Each serving is packed with 20 vitamins and minerals,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Top Foods to Avoid: Aspartame

Aspartame (the full name is aspartylphenylalanine) is a synthetic sweeter that is marketed as a low calorie product and is often used ostensibly in conjunction with diabetes management and weight loss. The controversial sugar substitute is sold as NutriSweet, Equal… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Hunger Hormones: Knowing when to eat and when to stop

Hunger Hormones: Knowing when to eat and when to stop

Having a heathy appetite, one that says “I’m hungry”, then “I’m full”, is part of a cat and mouse game we play daily. The majority of us have no problem wanting to eat, but stopping is whole other event. The… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss