Your brain is kind of a big deal.
Vegetables are well-known for being good for your health. Most vegetables are low in calories but high in vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Hormones have profound effects on your mental, physical and emotional health.
Insulin is an essential hormone that controls your blood sugar levels.
For years, the thinking on salt has been that less is always better: Too much raises blood pressure, which can increase your risk of heart disease. So we all curbed our French fries addiction and laid off the salt shaker. But new research shows that the factors affecting blood pressure are much more complex.
The fight against excess weight may not be easy, but there are foods that can help you in the struggle. Some of those foods can suppress your appetite. Others can burn more calories, or do both. These weight-loss foods are either rich in protein or fibre, or other beneficial compounds.
It’s that time of year again — the sun is shining and it’s time to spend some much needed time outdoors. But with the warm weather comes pesky pest that may keep you from enjoying your time outside.
It’s impossible for even the most successful people to be motivated all the time. After all, we’re only human. Everyone needs a little push now and then—even me! (And I do this for a living.) But some days, I feel revved up and ready to eat healthy and work hard at the gym; others, I just want to stay in bed all day. Most days, I get up and put in the work because I know it yields results. The results pay dividends in keeping me motivated. But when that isn’t quite doing it for you, here are four powerful ways to amp up your motivation to lose weight and get even healthier:
Gluten, a kind of stretchy protein found in wheat, rye and other grains, is ubiquitous in processed food products because of its handy binding properties. That makes it hard to avoid. But who, exactly, needs to follow a gluten-free diet?