Why a Good Nutritionist Should be Your Best Friend
While good friends are worth their weight in gold, a true friend will stand the test of time. When it comes to establishing a healthy lifestyle with the goals of losing weight, eating well and exercising more, a nutritionist can be your best friend indeed…
Are you trying to lose weight and often find yourself under the spell of quick, fast food meals that are high in calories, but lacking nourishment? When you’re on the path to better health and wellness, it can be daunting to stay with your regime….
Excess Salt and the American Diet
While overindulgence during the holidays may fuel resolutions in the new year, many of us overlook one that lingers year round – and with severe health consequences. Salt, also known as sodium chloride, is overabundant in the American diet and a deterrent to achieving optimal health.
Starvation Mode, What is it and What Does It Mean to Weigh Loss?
While “starvation” in today’s modern society is not what it was to our early ancestors, our body tends to respond in a similar way when it detects calorie restriction. Once a true survival mechanism in times that food was scarce (harsh winters, droughts, famines), early signs of “starvation” prompted the brain to send a warning throughout the body – signaling hormonal and metabolic responses…