7 Keys To Overcome Food Addictions

We all agree about the impact that addictions have on individuals, families, and society. Food addictions are just like any other addiction. They bring about confusion, obsessiveness, forgetfulness, fear and much unhappiness in the long term. Although this article is about food addictions, the methods for overcoming this addiction are similar to overcoming all other…

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Preventing Weight Gain Through Breastfeeding for Both Mother and Child

Breast milk is healthier and optimal for babies and mothers when compared to formula milk for many different reasons, and from personal experience as well as findings from several studies, weight gain after birth can be prevented through breastfeeding for both mother and baby in its future life. [1] It’s worth noting that besides weight…

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Cookware: Which Should You Use For Health And Why

At some point in our lives, it comes time to change the cooking tools that we should have thrown away long ago. We may have become accustomed to an old pot, or an old crusty spatula; however, the materials that compose some of these most used cooking utensils may have some health consequences.  Let’s look…

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The Power Of Gratitude – Happy Thanksgiving

Thanks for thanksgiving! What an amazing holiday Thanksgiving is! It gives us an opportunity in our crazy lifestyles to stop for a moment and really appreciate what we have in life.

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How To Heal From Kidney Stones With Diet – 6 Steps

Kidney stones are a painful condition to have, and unfortunately are very common nowadays.  Diet plays a vital role in the development of kidney stones. The increment of fast food chains presents us with an already overly seasoned menu, rich in proteins, salt, sugar, and chemical additives.  Our lack of time to prepare healthy and…

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How to Reduce the Chronic Stress that Leads to Weight Gain

Science has proven that stress leads to weight gain in several ways. [1] The primary method is through the release of cortisol, a stress hormone that is released together with several other hormones during the fight or flight response, a reaction that occurs when we’re under stress. Cortisol makes us crave high energy, high fat,…

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Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

People use many different methods to lose weight. In recent years, one approach has gained a lot in popularity — intermittent fasting.  But what is intermittent fasting? How does it work? And most importantly — is it a useful weight loss technique? [1] Intermittent Fasting Explained Intermittent fasting is a weight loss technique which involves…

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3 Lifestyle Changes That Affect Genes and Help You with Weight Loss

If you often feel that eating less, eating healthy and working out is not enough to lose weight, you are not alone. If you think that it might be because you have bad genes, you’re also not alone, and the science is there to back it up. [1] In essence, some people have a harder…

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10 Tips To Survive Halloween When Trying To Lose Weight

Halloween is a special time of the year. It’s really exciting and fun. Here are some tips to help you and your family both enjoy the fun as well wake up on the 1st of November feeling good about yourself and more importantly, without a sugar hangover… When you go shopping for the treats, look…

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Nutrients That Support Healthy Hormonal Balance and Why

Many of us deal with hormonal imbalances due to poor nutrition, stress, lack of sleep or other poor lifestyle choices. Hormonal imbalance has a critical effect on your well being as it influences your overall health condition, can lead to infertility, depression, loss of memory and focus as well as chronic fatigue and loss of…

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