Women this is very important to you! A Norwegian study has found that excess abdominal fat is more of a risk factor for heart attacks then overall bodyweight. This is particularly true for women. These findings fly in the face of current assessments where overall weight and BMI are taken as reliable indicators of risk […]
Tufts & Harvard Analysis Supports Omega-3s For Child Brain Development This is exciting data … Continue Reading
Do You Have A Second Brain? According to Michael Gershon you just might. Here’s why… The research world is moving as fast as your gut is and scientists are discovering some very powerful things. There are numerous first-time developments showing us how our gut influences many behaviors in our body as well our […]
Tufts & Harvard Analysis Supports Omega-3s For Child Brain Development This is exciting data that re-confirms some of the studies that have been published supporting this. Scientists from both Tufts University and Harvard University did a meta-analysis of 15 gold standard randomized controlled trials and reported that out of the 2,525 children they saw improved […]
I always advise my clients to vary their meals and recipes so that they don’t get bored with eating healthy and then stray towards the junk food. There are a few items though that I put in my shopping cart every single week and you should too. Here’s why… These foods are highly nutritious and […]
Is this a sustainable breakthrough or is it a knee-jerk reaction to sketchy research? The Dutch have slashed the recommended meat consumption by almost half. They cite both health and environmental reasons for doing this. Sustainable food experts call this “a breakthrough”. What do you call it?
Researchers at McMaster University in Canada conducted a research study among overweight subjects and found that those who consumed a higher protein intake during an energy deficit combined with exercise lead to great lean muscle mass gain and more fat loss.
Are Common Painkillers More Dangerous Than We Think? Many patients are prescribed NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) for the treatment of various painful conditions, inflammation or just for a fever. Did you know that for certain individuals this may come with some serious side effects? Those side effects include ulcers and higher blood pressure. A major […]
If you need some inspiration today I have a short video for you. The other day my 8-year old daughter and I were having a conversation about her tumbling and the skills she is trying to master to move on to the next level. She was struggling with it that day and was frustrated. She didn’t […]
Let me ask you a few questions. Do you tend to misplace your car keys? Any trouble concentrating on a current task? Or how about that appt you had made for your son or daughter? Most of us just joke and say “we are getting old”. Yet that saying used to be vocalized by 50 […]
This berry is considered a superfood and for good reason. It has benefits for your heart along with many other health benefits. It is a weekly fruit that goes in our crisper and my kids eat them up regularly. The berry I am talking about is Blueberries! The reason this berry is so powerful is […]
Have you ever tried a “low carb” or “no-carb” approach to losing weight quickly? How did it go? Still today there are millions of people completely confused by if they should be eating carbs or not, what type, how much or none at all. Did you know that you can and should be eating carbs […]
Everyone has gone through this phase to lose more weight where they scour the bookstores and the internet for the latest and greatest weight loss plan or program. Have you been there? Are you there right now? You may be reading the latest Women’s Fitness or Men’s Health magazine and you are finally ready to […]