Multitasking while eating makes it challenging to be mindful. Ever sat in front of the TV with a bag of chips or a bowl of ice cream and magically, the food vanishes before your eyes and you wonder what that last bite tasted like? Or maybe you find yourself at 10PM with calories remaining for the day so you go for the cookies, despite still feeling full from dinner. Whether eating is a result of physical or emotional distraction, both have the same end result: mindless eating. Continue Reading
Can drinking more water help you lose weight? Yes, water has many health benefits like helping you boost your metabolism, cleansing your body of waste, and suppressing your appetite.
The many benefits of deep breathing include a reduction in stress and blood pressure, strengthening of abdominal and intestinal muscles and relief of general body aches and pains. Continue Reading
Did you know that simply eating breakfast raises your metabolism by 10 percent? Oatmeal is one of the most powerful breakfast foods of them all. If you are looking to get your body in great shape, a good suggestion is to incorporate this as one of the main food in your diet. Continue Reading
Next time you find your blood pressure spiking and your stress-levels reaching an all-time high on your daily commute, bring your attention back to the present moment.
There is a golden quality to travel time when you start to re-frame it as an opportunity for a rare and precious slice of solitude.
To avoid the stress you face on your daily commute, try these simple tips for a calm and relaxing journey to work. Continue Reading
The key to effective and healthy weight loss is through diet and exercise, we know this. There is no fancy piece of exercise equipment that will help you spot reduce. Just as there is no miracle fruit that will melt the pounds away. But there are many foods that are conducive to weight loss and that actually help you to burn calories. Continue Reading
Improving your diet doesn’t require significant resources to invest in a nutritionist or personal trainer. Whether you need a complete diet overhaul or minor adjustments, you can positively affect your health with just a few simple changes to your diet and eating habits. Follow these do-it-yourself nutrition tips to achieve a healthy body weight, Continue Reading
Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, so why not go ahead and splurge? Because gaining weight during the holiday season is a national pastime. Year after year, most of us pack on at least a pound (some gain more) during the holidays — and keep the extra weight permanently. Continue Reading
When you need a pick-me-up, Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, a dietitian for the Pittsburgh Steelers recommends making a good old-fashioned cup of joe. Research shows it can make you more alert, and plain coffee has almost no calories. Continue Reading
Want to eat well and slim down? These prime eats are excellent at doing double-duty.
An apple a day can keep weight gain at bay. People who chomped an apple before a pasta meal ate fewer calories overall than those who had a different snack.