3 Reasons Your Body Will Love Sweet Potatoes

3 Reasons Your Body Will Love Sweet Potatoes

Holidays and sweet potatoes go hand in hand. Check out a few of the reasons why your body will love, love, love this tasty root vegetable. 1. Sweet Potato + Olive Oil = A: Sweet potatoes on their own are nutritious, but the absorption of the abundance of beta-carotene...
“Weight Shocks” Hit Women after Marriage, Men after Divorce

“Weight Shocks” Hit Women after Marriage, Men after Divorce

Ohio State University recently released findings from a study that suggested women have a tendency to gain a significant amount of weight after marriage, and men gain a significant amount of weight after divorce. The study followed over 10,000 people from 1986 to 2008...
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,...
Gluten-Free Father’s Day Feast

Gluten-Free Father’s Day Feast

Chicken Skewers with Cashew Pesto Sauce Fire up the grill and get your wooden skewers blanched in water. The star of this simple dish is the sauce. Made with cashews instead of pine nuts, this sauce is a great savory alternative. Ingredients 2 c. Fresh Basil 1/2 c....
Is the Breakfast You’re Eating Right for Your Body?

Is the Breakfast You’re Eating Right for Your Body?

Eating the right foods in the morning plays a bigger role in how healthy or unhealthy you eat for the rest of the day. Breakfast sets a whole chain of events in motion, from maintaining even energy levels (thanks to blood sugar levels) to keeping cravings in check...
No Excuses (Tabata) Workout #15

No Excuses (Tabata) Workout #15

A Tabata workout is a set of eight high intensity intervals performed for a total of four minutes. The intervals consist of 20 seconds of high intensity exercise, followed by 10 seconds of recovery. Sounds easy enough, right? Well, they're not. The optimum words are...