Got Aches? These Herbs Can Help.

Got Aches? These Herbs Can Help.

Everybody gets aches and pains from time-to-time – some more frequent than others. Headaches, sore throats, stomach pains, achy joints…this list could go on and on. If we sprain our ankle or bump our head, our body reacts.  A little (or a lot) of inflammation is the...
3 Ways to Tackle Belly Fat

3 Ways to Tackle Belly Fat

A little jiggle through the middle is a bit, shall we say, uncomfortable for anyone. No matter how “rebel” you are with your diet, extra belly fat does a body no good. So, how do you lose it? AVOID Fat Free Labels: A lot of diet foods boast their product as fat free....
What Lunch is Right for Your Body Type?

What Lunch is Right for Your Body Type?

There is no shame in the shape of your body! Love it, because it’s the only body you’ve got. That said, not every body should eat the same foods in the same way. If shedding a little excess weight in your trouble spots is your goal, then start eating right…for your...
Everyday Foods That Contain Hidden Trans Fats

Everyday Foods That Contain Hidden Trans Fats

The American Heart Association recommends that we consume no more than two grams of trans fats per day (based on a 2000 calories/day diet). Thanks to a food labeling loop hole, foods can be labeled as trans fat free if they contain .5 grams of trans fats or less....
Weight Gain, Genes and Food

Weight Gain, Genes and Food

"Obesity is hereditary." Sounds like a simple, box-like statement that would be easy enough to believe. After all, genetics play a role in a lot of things relating to our bodies. The color of our hair, the shape of our nose, height and bone structure, to name a few,...
Foods That Make You Happy

Foods That Make You Happy

I can think of about a thousand foods that would make me happy - for the short term. Their names generally revolve around ingredients like chocolate, chocolate and chocolate. But this post is about happiness for the long road. Unfortunately, the foods that boost our...