Try Cooking at Home to Lose Weight
Posted on January 29, 2016 by Donna Jenkins
It’s no secret that when it comes to losing any excess weight that you may carry that the best way to go about it is to eat less. However, in our busy lives, we often rely on restaurants and fast food locations to serve many of our daily meals. That can be the mistake that derails both our fitness and … test View Post
Even Fast Food Salads Can Be Unhealthy
Posted on January 26, 2016 by Donna Jenkins
Many think that if you go organic, clean, and natural, that you are eating the healthiest foods you can consume. This is true, to an extent. Many restauranteurs have begun to cash in on this trend by opening “fast food” restaurants that tout healthy, organic, vegetarian, and vegan cuisine. However, one must always be diligent in minding the nutritional … test View Post
A Standing Desk Made of Cardboard?
Posted on January 22, 2016 by Donna Jenkins
It’s been known to us that a sedentary lifestyle is bad for our bodies for a long time now. However, with increasingly sedentary jobs, we have become less and less active over the course of our daily lives. However, there are companies producing products designed to combat that very fact of life. A sedentary lifestyle is linked to higher rates … test View Post
When it comes to weight loss, one important thing to remember is that it often comes down to simple math. Calories taken in versus calories expended in exercise. Nutrition labels state how many calories are in an item, but what about how much exercise it would take to burn off that item? The Royal Society for Public Health has published … test View Post
How Much Cardio Is Too Much?
Posted on January 14, 2016 by Donna Jenkins
When it comes to health and fitness, few would argue that running is a great exercise. However, the debate is not whether running is a good exercise. The debate lies more in how far one should run or how long. In a review of recent studies that measured how effective running was at maintaining good health, a report finds that … test View Post
When to Exercise? Depends on your Rhythm
Posted on January 13, 2016 by Donna Jenkins
No one doubts the benefit or the importance of exercise on the human body. What has been in debate, however, is the timing of the exercise. Some promote an early morning time frame to get people up and moving. However, others promote an early evening time frame to coincide with natural biological rhythms. Circadian rhythms moderate all functions of the human … test View Post
When it comes to food and fighting disease, many experts will say that fresh and organic is best. However, fresh and organic foods are out of reach of many low-income budgets. Especially when those with the low-income are facing diseases like cancer. A Huntsville, Alabama woman has been gardening for nine years. However, what Cathy Wissel is growing isn’t for … test View Post
Can Your Diet Be TOO Strict?
Posted on January 5, 2016 by Donna Jenkins
When it comes to diet, the fad known as “clean eating” has been popular for a time now. Clean eating promotes eating non-processed, natural meals. However, some health practitioners are becoming concerned that this new trend can lead to eating disorders. Carrie Armstrong was recovering from an illness that had left her bed-bound. Her doctors warned her that the recovery … test View Post