Late-Night Tech Cell phones, tablets, computers, and TVs all give off light, and that light can give you a lot of trouble when trying to fall asleep. It stimulates, rather than relaxes your brain. It’s far better to read a paper book under a gentle light before bed. Close the book and turn out the light 20-30 minutes before you need to go to sleep, just to give your brain … [Read more...] about Are These Bad Habits Affecting Your Health?
You’ve eaten salad every day, tossed your ice cream in the garbage, and got the gym membership… but you aren’t losing weight. Sound familiar? It’s frustrating. You feel like the only one who can’t reach their goal. You start to feel down about yourself- you should have been stricter with your diet, you should have pushed your body farther at the gym, you should have been … [Read more...] about Surprise! 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight
Fast food is everywhere… literally! It’s widely available, convenient, and inexpensive. However, fast foods often contain large amounts of added sugar and are high in saturated fats and trans-fats. This combination is especially dangerous for diabetics as it causes food to be digested more quickly. Without good fats and fiber to slow the absorption of sugar into the … [Read more...] about Faster Food – Smarter Choices
An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer with depression. Most of them do not associate their symptoms with their diets. However, science is now linking diet and depression and is finding success in using diet to help treat depression and its symptoms. Several researchers from multiple institutions conducted a study topic at Deakin University in Victoria, … [Read more...] about Processed Foods Linked To Depression In New Study
The Ketogenic diet emphasizes eating foods that are high in protein and good fats, while eliminating carb-rich foods. The foods prohibited by the Keto diet include: bread, crackers, bagels, cookies, pastries, etc. Processed foods found in boxes and plastic bags are out. Vegetables, meats, seafood, fats, and dairy are in. Basically, foods made with white flour and sugar are off … [Read more...] about Are You Making These Low-Carb Lifestyle Mistakes?