Our food supply is wrought with artificial ingredients that have either been proven to be detrimental to our health, or their health impact is unclear. The bottom line to remember in light of this potential trans fat ban is that not only one ingredient, or lack thereof, does a healthy diet make.
By Schuyler Van Amson Theatre rescued me from my own insecurities which developed after one traumatic moment, one week before starting second grade...
Memorizing this list isn't important. It is important to know that any form of caloric sweetener harms our health and leads to weight gain. Put differently, our body does not care where sweetener calories come from.
Even the smallest thing, like the incredible scent of roasting coffee or the wonder of the intricate shape of a flower petal -- can be overlooked when distractions threaten to drown out the here and now.
Today, three years later, John has lost the 70 pounds (after formerly weighing 230 pounds), changed his lifestyle permanently, and no longer suffers from diabetes. In fact he says he feels good every day.
This season, as you pass the mashed potatoes and gravy, you can also pass on holiday weight gain if you just burn off that bird before you gobble it up. After all, you owe it to yourself after your hard work all year!
Ally appears in the waiting room and walks me back to her office. I showered and shaved this morning, as if primping for a hot date. This lady has seen more of me lately than my husband has.
We all know the damage smoking does to the lungs and cardiovascular system, but do you fully know what it can do to the health of your skin? The long-term effects may be much worse than you think.
I can't help but worry that the right ones won't get through all the noise.With social media exacerbating the glamorization of substance abuse in traditional media, how do we make sure positive messages still get through?
Guest Blog by Melissa Farley As a mom, entrepreneur, and health and fitness expert, I spend most of my days focused on others. As a mom, I clean, ...
Food companies are spending millions of dollars to design foods with addictive sensations. What can you and I do about it? Is there any way to counteract the money, the science, and the advertising behind the junk food industry?
I steadily unloaded what had felt like a permanent weight off my shoulders and into my doctor's hands. With him managing my treatment, other doctors, and making sure I would never have to spend hours explaining myself before getting emergency treatment -- I could have a life again.
"Long may you run." (Neil Young) The weather had turned bitter on the first day of cycle 4. With a low in the teens, and it only being early November...
As lifestyle medicine takes off, my hope is that while caring for one's health through better diet and regular exercise is a progressive step forward, considering the "whole person" rightfully includes tending to the thoughts we think on a regular basis.
So maybe your life is a little off track. Whose isn't? Whoever you are and whatever you're struggling with, the basics that can put you back on track and keep you there are the same.
In America today, we are eating huge doses of sugar, especially high fructose corn syrup. It is sweeter and cheaper than regular sugar and is in every processed food and sugar-sweetened drink. Purging it from your diet is the single best thing you can do for your health!