Health Topics

  • The Fat That Could Save Your Life - Are You Getting Enough?

    Times are changing and gone are the days where fat was viewed as the enemy. Now we know very well that fat can fuel the body and serve to provide many health benefits as well.

    This said, it all does come down to which type of fat you’re eating. Eat the wrong fats and you’ll actually do yourself a disservice and cause health problems.

    Eat the right fat and it’s going to do wonders for your health and well-being. Today we’re here to talk about one fat in particular that you definitely need to get on the bandwagon with if you aren’t already. That fat? Omega-3 fatty acids.

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  • The Best Foods For Your Bone Health

    To promote strong bones, your diet is extremely important. The foods you eat on a day to day basis will have a strong influence over your health going forward, so let’s take a closer look at some of the most important bone-boosting choices to include in your menu. View Post
  • Stuck in a Weight-Loss Rut? Here's How to Pull Out of It

    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. 

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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