Exactly How and Why Does Alcohol Cause Weight Gain?

Exactly How and Why Does Alcohol Cause Weight Gain?

There is a lot of research out there on alcohol consumption. Many studies have shown the benefits of low to moderate drinking, while other studies have shown that even light alcohol consumption can increase the risk of disease. Both of these pools of study are...
When Is the Best Time to Exercise? Get Your Clock Set!

When Is the Best Time to Exercise? Get Your Clock Set!

Exercise has a lot of benefits beyond burning calories. A good workout helps us manage stress, balance hormones, increase bone density and tone muscle. Most of us workout at a time that suits our schedule. But if you really want to get down to the nitty gritty of...
5 Tips to Keep Holiday Weight Gain Off Your Body This Season

5 Tips to Keep Holiday Weight Gain Off Your Body This Season

One of the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to the holidays is to start eating healthier after the holidays. I know, I know. It's the holidays and you (and I) should be able to indulge a little bit more than the usual. But that doesn't mean 24-7 for two...
Inflammatory Foods That Cause Weight Gain

Inflammatory Foods That Cause Weight Gain

Inflammatory foods are a sponge for body fat. When our body is dealing with chronic, long-lasting inflammation, weight loss is nearly impossible. Avoiding the foods that trigger inflammation is one of the best things you can do if you want to lose weight. Inflammatory...
The Flesh Eating Bacteria: Living to Be Healthier

The Flesh Eating Bacteria: Living to Be Healthier

A little over ten years ago I contracted the flesh eating bacteria, the same disease that Aimee Copeland and a couple other people around the country happen to be recovering from right now. Suffice it to say, my experience was nothing short of a living nightmare. ...
5 Tips to Burn Fat…and why they work

5 Tips to Burn Fat…and why they work

Eat less. Move more. Usually that works, but not always. If you can't seem to shake a few pounds, but you're working out regularly and eating healthy, here are a few tips, along with why they work. 1. Do Interval Training Interval training at a high intensity has far...