Did you know your brain plays a large role in controlling your diet? It’s true! Everyone has a certain weight and level of body fat that the brain deems “comfortable” in order to keep the body safe and protected from the surrounding environment. Ideal from a self-preservation standpoint, but this brain regulation can make weight loss difficult. If you deviate too far from … [Read more...] about How Your Brain May Be Controlling Your Diet
Summer is here! That means it’s time for a good ole’ backyard barbecue. Gather friends and family, and get the grill ready! Before we get-to-grilling however, there are a few considerations to be made to ensure we aren’t compromising health or blood sugar. Firstly, which type of food do you envision when you hear the word “grill?” I’ll wager I’m right when I say… meat! For … [Read more...] about Healthy Grilling Made Simple For Summer
Believe it or not, a study conducted at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that spending time in a cluttered, chaotic kitchen can cause people to consume more calories. Who could’ve ever imagined? A clean kitchen could be a key strategy in the prevention of over-eating! In the Cornell study, researchers divided 98 female participants into two groups. Half of the … [Read more...] about Try This Simple Trick To Prevent Over-Eating
It’s true, you can help extend your life by practicing just a few habits – not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, enjoying a balanced diet, and getting your exercise. Hopefully, these are existing habits for you. If not, after learning just how critical they are, we hope you are inspired to make a few changes to give yourself the best opportunity for a longer, healthier … [Read more...] about These Habits Could Help You Live An Extra 10 Years
Are you happy? When was the last time you stopped to ask yourself that question? We hope the answer is “Yes, I’m very happy!” If that’s not the case (or even if it is) who couldn’t use a little more happiness in their lives? Let’s turn to science for some strategies for getting happier! Practice Gratitude Have you ever heard the quote “Too many people miss the silver … [Read more...] about How To Get Happy – According To Science!