Category Archives: Weight Loss Diets

How Stress Affects Your Digestion (Plus, a 2-Minute Belly Massage)

Good digestion starts in your mouth. When you take time to enjoy your meal, you can chew your food and truly taste every spice, herb and texture. This promotes better meal satisfaction because your body is able to signal to your brain that you’re full and don’t need to consume more food. Chewing your food also allows your body to fully absorb nutrients and turn carbohydrates and fat into fuel. That’s why today, I’m breaking down how […]

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Best Eating Tips for Someone with Diabetes

Did you know that 29 million people in the U.S. have diabetes? That’s 9.3 percent of the country’s population, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While we recommend following the Hallelujah Diet to reduce your risk for developing diabetes in the first place, there may be a number of you who are currently living with the debilitating disease. To live your life to the fullest, and perhaps even fuel your self-healing body to eliminate […]

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Why Post-Workout Recovery is So Important

You know that exercise is one of the most important elements of maintaining a happy and healthy life. The recommended 150 minutes of moderate-aerobic activity with two days focused on muscle-strengthening exercises helps you maintain a wholesome lifestyle while paying close attention to your overall wellness. To perform at your best, getting enough sleep and resting before physical activity is critical. But did you know that post-workout recovery is just as important? Allowing your muscles to rest […]

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How to Self-Check Your Moles for Skin Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, as many as 3.3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year, amounting to about 5.4 million cases, with some people developing it more than once. It’s estimated that about 2,000 people pass each year from skin cancer, but fortunately, those numbers are dropping thanks to understanding when and how to take action. Early detection of skin cancer can save your life. Performing a self-examination on a regular basis helps […]

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What You Should Look For When Buying Supplements

Have you ever wondered what the keys things are to look for when buying dietary supplements? According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, a trade association that represents dietary supplement and functional food manufacturers in the U.S., more than 170 million Americans take dietary supplements. Whether you want to increase your vitamin D levels or boost your iron, supplements are a way to enhance your nutrition and ensure you’re getting all the nutrients your body needs. Dietary […]

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4 Natural Remedies for Cramps

Menstruation is one of many aspects of being a woman, and it may come with symptoms such as cramping. Unfortunately, some women report dealing with more severe period pain than others, often describing the discomfort as debilitating. It could even keep you from going about your daily life. While menstruation is natural and normal, no one should have to put up with the harsh feelings it comes with. There are plenty of natural ways to cope with […]

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Turkey Avocado Greens Wrap

This turkey avocado greens wrap is a way to squeeze in a protein-rich snack or makes a great gluten-free lunch idea. It also keeps you fuller longer in between meals. The beauty of this recipe and all wraps is in the versatility! Have fun with the toppings and the seasonings — try mustard, hummus, lemon juice, salsa, etc. Seaweed, or nori, is really the star of this recipe, and here’s why: it’s loaded with important amino acids, […]

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Key Takeaways from ‘Fish Oil: Scam, Panacea, or Something Else?’

Fish oil has a reputation for aiding heart health, containing the essential omega fatty acids that have shown to reduce blood pressure and help diminish risks for heart disease. But is a daily dose as powerful as the health experts lead us to believe? It’s no surprise that the population tends to follow their doctor’s orders, but are they telling us the truth? Our own Dr. Michael Donaldson, PhD, has completed several dozens of clinical intervention studies with […]

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Taking Care of Yourself in the Sun

As summertime prepares to make it’s official appearance, the sun will start to shine more often and the pharmacies will stock their shelves with sunscreen, begging you to load up on the SPF during these warm months. And if you don’t plan on wearing the sunscreen, the health experts preach to stay inside and avoid damaging your skin. It’s important to realize, however, that spending a decent amount of time outside exposed to the sun is critical for […]

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Should You Take BCAAs Before a Workout?

Also known as branched-chain amino acids, these are the building blocks of protein in your body. Popular among the bodybuilding crowd, many regular gym goers now turn to BCAAs in hopes of seeing better results and more bang from their workouts. Let’s break down the basics of what exactly a BCAA is and how it works in the body, food sources of BCAAs, why gym goers want in on the benefits and do you need them? What […]

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