Category: Fitness

Genetics & Weight Problems: Genetic’s role in that number on the scale

Genetics & Weight Problems: Genetic’s role in that number on the scale

There are a number of factors that influence obesity. These include behavioral choices, environmental circumstances, and genetics. Genes don’t always predict someone’s weight future, but science has shown that genetics play a role in obesity. Genes increase a person’s susceptibility… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Cartilage: Cushion our joints need

Cartilage: Cushion our joints need

Cartilage holds our bones together and supports our tissues. It is tough, but at the same time flexible, which makes damaging this tissue pretty easy. This tissue has a rubbery texture as it serves to cushion the area between the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite is the subcutaneous (under the skin) fat that can be seen on the lower portion of the body. This dimply skin is typically seen around the buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. It is a type of connective tissue that likes… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Fruit Juice: Sugar in liquid form

Fruit Juice: Sugar in liquid form

How many people were raised starting the morning with a glass of orange juice with breakfast?? Apple, grape, orange, pineapple, cranberry…. there’s a type of juice to please everyone’s taste buds. The fallacy is that many believe drinking fruit juice… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Red vs White Meat: Which protein wins??

Red vs White Meat: Which protein wins??

Meat is the animal flesh that we consume as food. Which type of meat we eat, in this case, red or white, can be a matter of taste, preference, or for health reasons. Meat is the nutritional source of protein… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Strength Training, Weight Loss
Protein Alternatives: 15 options for non-meat eaters

Protein Alternatives: 15 options for non-meat eaters

Not everyone is a meat eater, but everyone needs protein. Every single cell in the body contains protein and the body needs the macronutrient to repair and replenish all cells. Hair, skin, muscles, and nails are all made of this… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Artificial Sweeteners: Sugar’s worst enemy

Artificial Sweeteners: Sugar’s worst enemy

“Plain Jane” is such a rare description of today’s food industry, especially in the U.S. that is dominated by processed foods. This all changed and started when artificial sweeteners were discovered in 1879 by Ira Remsen. This researcher from John… 0 Shares | | Posted in Nutrition, Weight Loss
Ketosis: Filling up your fuel tank differently

Ketosis: Filling up your fuel tank differently

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, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Anandamide–how to find your bliss without anti-depressants

Anandamide–how to find your bliss without anti-depressants

Have you ever heard of “Anandamide”? Chances are—you probably have not. Most people have heard of anti-depressants like Prozac—which, as it turns out, cause depression and suicidal thoughts. It’s all spelled out in that paper they give you at the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Health, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Mental Health, Videos
New Study Confirms Yoga Offers Arthritis Relief

New Study Confirms Yoga Offers Arthritis Relief

Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the US, causing an enormous economic impact, as well as untold impact to peoples’ lives.  Over 55 million Americans having been diagnosed with arthritis, with 2 out of every 3 of those… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Yoga