Starting your fitness journey can be overwhelming, specially if you have a busy life and have little time to workout. However, it doesn’t have to be that way!
We all know that getting off the sugar can be very difficult. If you have ever done a real food plan or detox protocol, you know what we are talking about, So what is sugar doing to your brain?
Did you know that your brain is the organ that receives nourishment strictly through the foods we eat every single day?
A study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, investigated home cleaning products, including sprays and other cleaners. The findings are alarming for what they show, and unexpectedly gender-specific.
A lot of people think that sucralose is only related to Splenda; however, did you know that sucralose is mainly used in the manufacture of processed food, even in sport nutrition products because it is very sweet?
Diets high in protein pose a potential acid load to the kidneys, mainly as sulfates and phosphates. It was also hypothesized that calcium and hence bone mass was lost in order to buffer this acid load from a high protein intake.
Nowadays, everyone wants to be gluten-free and start a low-carb, high-fat diet; however, gluten-free products are often processed junk foods with high sugar content, mixed with artificial coloring and unhealthy additives.
We are bombarded with environmental estrogens called xenoestrogens that can mimic estrogen in the body. These can be found in plastics, cosmetics, pesticides, chemicals and more but did you know that too much estrogen upsets the body’s delicate balance of hormones? Some of the most common female estrogen-dominant conditions are PMS, endometriosis, abnormal PAP tests, ovarian cysts, heavy periods, hormonal acne and the list goes on.
Do you feel deprived, frustrated and tired of trying different diets? Don’t worry! You are not alone. Dieting not only does not work, it is the root of many problems and it may cause more harm than good.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common disorder that can happen to people who drink little or no alcohol and It refers to a group of conditions where there is accumulation of excess fat in the liver.
Did you know that your bacterial cells within the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) outnumber the host’s cells by a factor of 10? These human digestive-tract associated microbes are referred to as the gut microbiome and they play a huge role when it comes to your health.
Are you the type who eats every three hours to “accelerate your metabolism”? Many people believe that you need to eat every 3 hours to lose weight but in fact, you need to give your body a break and here is why
This January nurture yourself instead of focusing on flaws to fix. For the next two weeks, try to follow these easy steps to bring your body back to balance and start the new year with a calm mind, connected spirit and shed some pounds in the process.
Are you tired during the winter months or suffer from the winter blues? Does your motivation and energy disappear when the sun does? You could be suffering from Seasonal affective disorder but don’t worry, following these strategies will help you feel better and maybe love winter.
Research shows the effectiveness of mindfulness training on stress reduction and reducing negative mood states, as well as for improving the emotional well-being and quality of life of individuals dealing with chronic physical illness (eg, hypertension, human immunodeficiency virus, depression secondary to pain).
The gut is now considered to be “our second brain”. There are many series of hormonal signals between the gut and the nervous system especially while we eat. According to a Harvard report, it seems to take about 20 minutes for the brain to register satiety (fullness), so if someone eats too quickly, satiety may occur after overeating instead of putting a stop to it.
The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) came up with a 24-hour movement guidelines for children. These 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (ages 0-4) show there is an important relationship between how much sleep, sedentary behaviour and physical activity children get in a 24-hour period.
Arthritis is very common but not very well understood. Common joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis and it is a degenerative joint disease that it’s made worse by inflammation elsewhere in the body