Category: Lifestyle

Lifestyle

3 Words to Avoid When Losing Weight

We all know that words can be powerful. But did you know that words can impact your journey toward health in some very powerful ways? It's true! Words, whether they're spoken aloud or passing through your mind, can impact mood and your subconscious in some truly remarkable ways....
Food

6+ Important Foods Before and After Working Out

We all know that your diet has a major impact on weight and overall health. Some foods even promote weight loss. But the timing of when you eat specific foods can impact your weight loss too. So as you work to shed those extra pounds, get the most bang for your buck by eating certain...
Lifestyle

7 Natural Treatments for Hair Loss and Thinning Hair

Hair loss or thinning hair is something that can affect people of all different ages, and can be temporary or permanent. You often think of men being the only ones to suffer hair loss as they get older, but in fact women can also experience thinning hair and hair loss and the consequences...
Diet

15 Steps to Maintaining a Macrobiotic Diet

The origin of macrobiotics begins with a military doctor named Sagen Ishizuka. One of his students studied Ishizuka’s theory on balancing mineral salts, and the I-Ching. This student was George Ohsawa and a translation of his research introduced macrobiotics to America...
How to

What Is Water Weight and How to Lose It Naturally

You've been working hard to lose weight, but are you losing the right kind of weight? Or are you wasting effort that could be better spent burning calories? There are a few different kinds of weight loss. One type of weight loss involves burning calories and fat. You can also lose...
Diet

5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight Running

Running is regarded as one of the best forms of exercise for anyone trying to lose weight. So you went out and bought a great pair of running shoes, you started working with a personal trainer, and you thought you were on the path to a slimmer, thinner version of you. But to your dismay,...
Lifestyle

5 Ways Technology Is Causing You To Gain Weight

How much time do you spend in front of a screen? Phones serve as many of our alarm clocks, making them one of, if not the first thing we touch upon opening our eyes in the morning. We may then find ourselves immediately checking e-mails and social media as a means for delaying the inevitable:...
Lifestyle

7 Scary Chemicals in Vaccines

Getting your kids vaccinated and even choosing whether or not to get some vaccines as an adult, such as the flu shot or the HPV vaccine, are extremely controversial topics these days. One word about vaccines is enough to elicit even normally reserved people to raise their voices....
Diet

5 Random Things That Cause You to Gain Weight

You're probably aware of the most common causes of weight gain, but there are some rather random and downright stealthy things that could be contributing to that extra poundage. In fact, some of these potential causes of weight gain are super strange! 1. Diet Soda Well, perhaps...
Diet

Bad Versus Good Fats

What's the Difference Between Good Fats and Bad Fats? From childhood, we're taught to fear and loathe fat. But not all fat is created equal! In fact, there are some kinds of fats that are essential for good health. So let's look at the various types of fat, where they're found and...