Weight Loss

The Demise of Healthy Habits in the Workplace

The corporate world is riddled with junk food vending machines, doughnut filled meetings and the co-worker candy drawer. We pump ourselves with soda and coffee to keep ourselves awake as we sit for hours on end staring blankly into a computer screen.

Fight Diabetes to Heart Disease with “Boring” Super-Nutrient

You might not think it’s the most exciting nutrient on the planet. But if you aren’t getting enough, you’re asking for trouble.

How High Fructose Corn Syrup Makes Us Fat

Well, looky here! We’re getting more and more proof that high fructose corn syrup plays a major role in the obesity epidemic.

Suspicions were high, of course. Between 1970 and 2005, the same period when our weight problems went berserk, so did the use of HFCS–which went up by 10,763%.

11 Foods That Speed Up Your Metabolism

While there are no short-cuts to losing weight, there are a few things you can do to boost your metabolism. Exercising regularly and getting plenty of sleep are two of the best things you can do. However, there are also plenty of foods that speed metabolism, so adding them to your diet may give you the extra edge to lose more weight.

Dishin' About Nutrition: Taste the Rainbow

Sorry to disappoint but Skittles is not the new diet craze. Eating colorful fruits and veggies is though!

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How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss

Certified Nutrition & Wellness Consultant Isabelle Simon explains the best way to use apple cider vinegar for weight loss.

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New Study Shows Fiber Could Be a Lifesaver

The more fiber you get through your diet, the lower your risk of death from heart, lung or infectious diseases. That comes from a new study over a nine-year period that also found dietary fiber lowers your risk of death from any cause as well.

Should all diabetics go under the knife?

Here's an idea: Bariatric surgery for everyone!

Well, okay, maybe not for everyone, exactly, but for all people with type 2 diabetes. Which is still a pretty shocking prospect.

Your Garden’s Hidden Pharmacy: From Calming Cough to Lowering Blood Pressure

Many common health conditions can be remedied with a healthy lifestyle that is accompanied by the use of certain herbal remedies. While Western Medicine relies heavily on the use of prescription drugs, most practitioners of Eastern Medicine, as well as traditional naturopathic doctors and herbalists, consider natural herbs and plants to be much healthier choices.

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