Category: 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
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
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
10 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Naturally

10 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Naturally

  Metabolism is one of those words that get bandied around whenever the subject of diet, energy, fitness, health or weight-loss come up. It seems to be a catch-all phrase or description for whatever it is the body is doing.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Nutrition, Weight Loss