Category: Lifestyle

Lifestyle

5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health With Cycling

More and more people are taking up cycling everyday as a method to improve their physical health. In fact, the League of American Bicyclists reported that from 2000 to 2013, bicycle commuting rates in large Bicycle Friendly Communities increased by 105 percent. Cycling is great...
Diet

5 Psychological Barriers to Weight Loss

Losing weight is difficult! Weight loss not only requires lots of hard work, but you're also tasked with changing your way of life and your eating habits. But unlike other unhealthy indulgences, where you can just cut the cord and abstain, you can't stop eating (and expect to survive)!...
Food

6 Common Nutrition Label Mistakes to Avoid

In this day and age when there are a slew of labels being thrown around by manufacturers, it can be hard to know what means what. Gone are the days when we could trust what we eat without doing any research. Now it's important that we learn the hidden meanings behind the big, bold...
Diet

5 Natural Remedies for Constipation

Constipation refers to the inability to sustain normal bowel movement and pass stools. This is a very common digestive problem that affects people of all age groups. A bloated abdomen, hard stools, bad breath, loss of appetite, acne, mouth ulcers, and etc. are symptoms...
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,...