We all see ads for power drinks and energy bars. How many times have you seen a coach get some Gatoraide poured over his head? I’ve seen it so many times it makes me sick. I don’t even watch football that often! So, should you consume such things? It depends on who you are really.
We all know that we should eat a healthy diet. For one reason or another, we might not do this. Sometimes it might be triggered by such things as moving out on your own for the first time or a tragic even that you find depressing.
Many people feel self conscious because they are over their ideal body weight. Being overweight not only causes self esteem issues, but it can also lead to health problems. Health researchers have found that overweight people have an increased risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, cancer and arthritis. Some people are turning to weight loss
A lot of people stay away from natural weight loss diet regimens because they believe that it is too time consuming and would take a lot of effort to follow. There also is a concern about the taste of these natural weight loss foods. A lot of people love to eat and the thought of
Everyone has had one of those days when everything seems to go wrong and it started when you woke up in the morning. Sluggish is an understatement as you feel like going back to bed and simply dreading the entire day. A lot of us do not realize that this stressed or tensed mood can
If you are first starting to work out, you may feel confused, and even a little intimidated, especially if you are trying to lose weight. You might feel as though you are going to fail because you don’t know what you are doing. Here are some simple dos and don’ts that can make you feel
Once you understand your body’s reactions to exercise, you’ll see why work out is for everyone, not just those who are trying to lose weight. It almost goes without saying that exercise can give you a sense of accomplishment. It can make you feel good because you actually didn’t something productive. By working toward a
If you want to maintain a healthy weight, or shed unwanted pounds, you have to eat a balanced diet. Your body needs to get enough of various different minerals, vitamins, and nutrients each day. It also needs protein, carbohydrates, and yes, even certain fats, especially essential fatty acids. You may not have even heard of
As you know, the most important thing when it comes to your health and your weight is what you put in your mouth. If you put the right things in your mouth – meaning to eat a good diet – then you will be healthy and you will look better in the mirror. On the
You ever hear the expression “you are what you eat?” A little while back, I asked the question: what exactly am I eating? What I found was that food is a DEEP topic. There’s a lot to learn about food. Even more confusing – there’s a lot of OPINIONS about what you should eat that