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  • Stuck in a Weight-Loss Rut? Here's How to Pull Out of It

    Have you recently hit a weight-loss rut?

    Do you feel like you are doing everything right but the scale just isn’t budging? 

    Weight loss can feel like a huge uphill battle for many.  Often, when we start a diet or a new program to help us achieve our goal, the weight tends to come off faster in the beginning. Then, after a few weeks or even months, we hit a plateau and find ourselves no longer losing even though we feel we are still doing everything right. 

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  • Guide to Sarcopenia and How to Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss

    As you age, your body naturally begins to decline — there’s simply no way around it. As frustrating as it may be, your muscular frame isn’t made to last forever. 

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  • Food Swaps That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

    When someone makes a food swap, they might think that they’re making a healthy change but in reality, they’re doing the opposite. The swap may be a little better than what they were eating before, but not enough to see positive results. View Post
  • Expert Tips on How to Stop Unconscious Snacking

    We’ve all found ourselves mindlessly indulging in comfort foods from the force of habit or to try to feel better after a bad day. Unconscious snacking may feel good at the moment, but it can promote long-term consequences such as fatigue, weight gain, and an increase in cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure. View Post
  • 8 Healthy Fast Food Breakfasts That Won't Totally Sabotage Your Diet

    Are you on the go first thing in the morning and want to stop off somewhere for breakfast? You may need to think carefully as many breakfast options at restaurants and fast food establishments can easily set you back with half your day's calories or more. View Post
  • Protect Muscles and Increase Strength with Branched-Chain Amino Acids

    Imagine if, by the time you are ready for retirement, you had lost over 30% of your muscle mass. Your risk for slips, falls, and injuries have skyrocketed, and you’ll lose your independence soon after. What would you do? While it seems unreal, this scenario is all too common for many older adults... View Post
  • Top 5 Drug-Free Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

    “You have elevated blood pressure,” your doctor announced. “You need to lower it, but I can’t give you a prescription.” Say what now? Unfortunately, this story is not unique. Almost 900 million people worldwide are living with hypertension today and 3.5 billion people have an elevated blood press... View Post
  • The Pros And Cons Of Ketogenic Diets

    If you’re someone who is looking for a new diet to try, you may be considering a ketogenic diet plan. Very popular right now amongst the mainstream media, it can feel like everyone is following the keto plan. What is the ketogenic diet and will it serve to benefit you? Let’s go over a few things ... View Post