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
The “hard-boiled egg diet”, the “cabbage soup diet”, the “water with maple syrup and cayenne pepper diet”… any of these sound familiar? These are known as “crash” or fad diets. Basically, you severely restrict your calorie intake and deprive yourself of nutrition in order to lose weight rapidly. While you may see the scale go down in the short term (sorry folks, it’s mainly … [Read more...] about Harmful Effects Of Crash Diets On Your Body & Blood Sugar
Nutritional newsflash – the majority of American diets are missing seven or more essential nutrients! Before you reach for that bottle of supplements, why not try eating those missing nutrients for breakfast, lunch and dinner instead? Yes, the best way to get quality nutrition is not in a bottle, it’s in eating whole, clean foods. Let’s review a few! “If you want to grow … [Read more...] about Is Your Diet Missing These 7 Important Nutrients?
45 million Americans go on a diet each year. What many of them don’t know is that their brains are controlling those diets! The brain regulates body weight and body fat in an effort to keep the body safe and protected. Everyone has a certain weight and level of body fat that keeps the brain “happy.” If you deviate too far from this comfort weight, the brain will take … [Read more...] about This Is Your Brain On A Diet
The health effects of being overweight or obese are numerous… and very serious. Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar industry, as many individuals set out to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle. Losing some weight can help lower blood sugar levels, as well as reduce risk of complications due to diabetes. However, certain dieting methods can be dangerous for diabetics. … [Read more...] about The Health Dangers Of Yo-Yo Dieting