Wellness Blog

3 Ways to Prevent Late-Night Snacking

Introduction Nightly binge eating is a problem everyone faces at some time or another according to a recent study published in the International Journal of Obesity. Through eating late-night snacks, people are more likely to gain weight, reduce their appetite in the morning, and perpetuate a hormone cycle which encourages unhealthy nightly binge eating. In…

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Quality over Quantity: The Truth About Calories

If you are spending your time counting every single calorie you put into your body, you are wasting your time. According to a study from Stanford University, losing weight is about what you eat, not how much you eat. Essentially, by cutting back on added sugars, refined grains, and highly processed food along with prioritizing…

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De-Bunking “Diet” Soda

We all know that soda really isn’t good for us. It’s packed full of lots and lots of sugar and all sorts of other things that humans really shouldn’t consume. This is how diet soda was born. Soda manufacturers developed a “healthier” alternative to their regular sugary beverages. But is diet soda really any better…

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The Psychology of Processed Food

We’ve all been there before: you’re sitting on the sofa watching a movie, when suddenly you’ve just noticed there are no more chips in the bag. “Did I just eat the WHOLE bag?!” is your first thought, and you’re kind of horrified. Actually, it’s not entirely your fault. That bag of processed potatoes is specially…

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How to Develop a Sustainable Workout Routine

Summer is winding down and it’s time to start thinking about how you will need to change your workout routine to fit the changing season. Will you train more outside in the cooler air? Or will you take it indoors to your local gym? No matter what direction you decide to go for your fall…

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Tips for Eating Healthy: Cooking and Mealtime

You’ve done all your shopping and preparation, now comes the fun part, cooking. Preparing healthy meals is fun! You get to use fresh ingredients with bright colors to make dishes with tasty flavors. What’s the best part? Not only is cooking healthy meals enjoyable, it’s also quite good for you!

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Tips for Eating Healthy: Food Storage and Preparation

Making good choices and eating healthy may start at the grocery store, but it doesn’t end there. How you prepare and store those delicious, healthy foods matters too! When it comes to your health, there’s no such thing as being over-prepared.

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Tips for Eating Healthy: At the Grocery Store

  Eating healthy is something anyone can do, and making better choices starts at the grocery store. While processed, packaged foods may look and sound good with their colorful bags and boxes and catchy slogans, most of them are seriously unhealthy. So how do you avoid the bad stuff and make better, healthier choices?

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Fad Diets: Destined to Fail

The number of fad diets out there grows every day. There’s always some celebrity endorsing this or that new fad diet. If you try them, you will probably lose some weight. The problem is that these fad diets were not built to last. As soon as you stop rigidly abiding by the rules of “the…

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4 Common Mistakes People Make When Trying to Lose Weight

Losing weight often feels like an uphill battle. You do everything you’re supposed to, but you’re still not getting the results you want. You may be hindering your own progress by following misguided or outdated advice. While you’re on your weight loss journey, be sure to stay up to date on all current research and…

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