The diet industry hauls in billions of dollars in profits each year. In the quest for perfection, many of us turn to calorie-counting in order to lose weight. This has made zero-calorie sweeteners explode in popularity. Nearly half of American adults consume artificial sweeteners on a daily basis. Not because of their taste, but for their lack of calories. However, research … [Read more...] about Artificial Sweeteners Do Not Contribute To Weight Loss
Can’t Eat One More Boring Salad? Mix Things Up!
Ah, the salad. Perhaps the single food most associated with ‘eating healthy’ or ‘being on a diet.’ (Also known by many enthusiastic carnivores as an instrument of culinary torture.) While it’s true that salads can be healthful, there is absolutely no reason they have to be boring and tasteless. Salads can be exciting and delicious! Most salads start with a sad, bland base of … [Read more...] about Can’t Eat One More Boring Salad? Mix Things Up!
Junk Food Withdrawal – How Our Bodies React When We Quit Sugar
Experiencing withdrawal symptoms after quitting certain foods may sound ridiculously dramatic, but it’s all too true. Research has found that after reducing intake of highly processed foods, individuals experienced mood swings, anxiety, headaches, poor quality sleep, and cravings. These symptoms are also common among people who are in withdrawal from addictive substances … [Read more...] about Junk Food Withdrawal – How Our Bodies React When We Quit Sugar
Healthier Food – Larger Portions
Science has confirmed that when humans are presented with more food, we consume more food. This phenomenon has been dubbed by some as the ‘portion size effect.’ Believe it or not, when portion sizes are doubled, individuals consume an average of 35% more food! Being aware of portion size has been viewed in the past as a necessity in order to avoid negative consequences. But … [Read more...] about Healthier Food – Larger Portions
Stabilize Blood Sugar Naturally With These Tips
Feeling helpless in the fight against high blood sugar? Do you think you should just take your diabetes medications and not worry about it? Wrong! Read on, and learn how to start enjoying lower blood sugar… naturally! Be Informed Learn about diabetes (from reputable sources, of course!) When it comes to managing high blood sugar, knowledge is power. The more information … [Read more...] about Stabilize Blood Sugar Naturally With These Tips