Sneaking in the wrong snacks at the wrong times can kill your fitness goals. And while many people think that healthy snacking is good for your metabolism, chances are the average persons snack habits are hurting them more than helping.
Here’s the skinny on “the snack trap:” More
The battle of the bulge isn’t easy. It’s like society is conspiring to make us all overweight.
But sometimes success lies in the little things. For example, just dropping 100 calories a day makes a big difference to your health over time.
So here’s 9 food hacks that can each drop your daily calorie intake by 100 calories! More
Research tells us that Americans have 1 in 4 meals at a restaurant. And if you’re health conscious, you are careful what you choose, even at a restaurant.
But most people don’t realize just how fattening many restaurant meals are, even those that seem healthy.
Here’s a list of 5 foods you really should avoid. They aren’t in order from worst to best or anything, rather, you should really just avoid all 5 More
Remember taking “Metabolism 101″ in school? Nope, me neither. It’s a word every one of us knows, but it’s one of the least understood health concepts out there. And very few people really dive in to figure out how it works and what they can do to improve their own metabolism.
So today our goal is to at least myth-bust the top five myths about metabolism, in order to understand it better. More
OK, let’s face it, you can be perfectly healthy and feel terrific without six pack abs. But if you really, deep down inside, would LOVE to have six pack abs, here’s 10 great researched tips to help you get there.
But before we dive in, realize that six pack abs are more than just a vanity thing. Getting rid of love handles and muffin tops has definite health advantages, according to the American Heart Association, including reducing your risk of diabetes and heart disease. More
One way to tell the difference between low quality processed foods and high quality real foods is to ask the simple question: Does this food come from a factory or a farm?
Another great question: Is there more than 5 ingredients listed? Are there ingredients that sound like something from a science experiment? Are there NO ingredients listed… these are the best possible foods. Apples, nuts, veggies… all of the items that you bag yourself in the grocery store from bulk fruits, vegetable, and nut dispensers fall into this category.
You may think there’s only two ways to turn down offered food:
You can say “no” to everything and look like a schmuck.
You could say “yes” to everything and add a few unwanted pounds.
Here’s 5 ways to politely turn down food, while keeping your health, and helping the food pusher keep their dignity. Some great holiday eating tips: