The #1 Diet for a Longer, Healthier Life
Jun05

The #1 Diet for a Longer, Healthier Life

Introducing a Medical Miracle What if we told you there was a way to extend your lifespan by delaying or completely preventing the types of chronic illness that lead to an early death? Would you assume we were talking about an experimental wonder drug, or maybe some type of expensive treatment only available overseas? If so, you’d be wrong. The real answer is much simpler, safer, and more affordable than that, and you can find it at...

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Why “Eat Your Vegetables!” is Mom’s Best Advice
May17

Why “Eat Your Vegetables!” is Mom’s Best Advice

You probably heard it over and over as a child, and it probably made you cringe each time: “Eat your vegetables so you’ll grow up big and strong!” Moms are always giving their children advice—some good (“Treat others the way you want to be treated”), some bad (“You can be whatever you want to be, even with a liberal arts degree”), and some, well, weird (“Never wear white after Labor Day”). But the vegetables thing? Turns out she was...

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5 Surprising Strategies for Staying Motivated
Apr19

5 Surprising Strategies for Staying Motivated

From time to time, we all struggle with staying motivated. There are days we drag our feet at work; there are projects we leave unfinished around the house; there are New Year’s resolutions we make in earnest and then completely forget about by February or March. It’s not a sign of weakness, it’s an aspect of human nature. But it can be overcome. We’re here to tell you that whatever you set your mind to, you can achieve—whether your...

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Easter Eggs: Excellent or Unhealthy?
Apr04

Easter Eggs: Excellent or Unhealthy?

Easter eggs are tons of fun to color, hide, and hunt, but did you know they also make excellent snacks? In today’s post, we’ll tell you exactly why—and offer some helpful Easter egg safety tips to protect you and your family from foodborne illnesses. The Incredible, Edible Egg When it comes to nutrition, eggs have a bad rap that dates back to 1968, when the American Health Association arbitrarily recommended that Americans eat no more...

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Speed Up Your Metabolism for Weight Loss Success
Mar22

Speed Up Your Metabolism for Weight Loss Success

In our last post, we explained how skipping meals is a surefire way to sabotage your own weight loss efforts. Now that you know what not to do, let’s talk about what you can (and should) do to boost your metabolism for weight loss success—but first, let’s gain some clarity. What is Metabolism, Anyway? Your body doesn’t just need energy for physical and mental activity; it also needs energy for all the “invisible” processes that...

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Why Skipping Meals is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss
Mar08

Why Skipping Meals is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss

Detour to Disaster Sometimes we get impatient on the path to weight loss and start looking for shortcuts. It’s understandable that when you have someplace you really want to be, you want to get there as fast as possible. But rather than being a weight-loss shortcut, skipping meals is more like a bad detour—the kind that sends you in the opposite direction over a much bumpier path.  Why Skipping Meals Doesn’t Work for Weight Loss...

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