These 5 Habits Stop You From Losing Weight

These 5 Habits Stop You From Losing Weight

When most people want to lose weight, they have some target number in mind, like 20 pounds. Twenty pounds is certainly a highly achievable number that anyone with 20 extra pounds to spare can certainly lose. But when it comes to modern-day weight loss, there are two...
How Do Stress and Cortisol Make You Gain Weight?

How Do Stress and Cortisol Make You Gain Weight?

When it comes to weight gain, most of us attribute the extra pounds and fat to eating too much of the bad stuff and not getting enough exercise. For the most part, this is accurate. Broadly speaking, most of us eat a diet full of refined foods and would rather hit the...
Do Plant-Based Diets Work & Do They Make You Gain Weight?

Do Plant-Based Diets Work & Do They Make You Gain Weight?

One of the biggest challenges for most people to overcome before they start a plant-based diet is the concern about gaining weight (all the carbs) and losing muscle (not enough protein). No one wants to see their metabolism obliterated when they start eating more...
A Healthy Vegan, Plant-Based Meal Plan

A Healthy Vegan, Plant-Based Meal Plan

A couple of years ago, I made a big leap with my diet. I haven't eaten red meat since college, but occasionally ate chicken, turkey, fish and dairy. For the most part, my diet was solid - at least in the conventional sense. But as I crept into my 40s, I started...
2 Foods That Trigger Weight Gain

2 Foods That Trigger Weight Gain

There are so, so, so many amazingly healthy foods available for us to eat. Sometimes we love them and sometimes we hate them. The foods we prefer to eat are really an individual decision. A lot of it has to do with where you grew up and the types of foods you were...