Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tag: diet

Have you ever considered using prebiotics for weight loss?  If not, maybe you should!  Here, our resident exercise physiologist and personal trainer breaks down why adding more prebiotics to your diet can fuel weight loss and which prebiotics he recommends trying out!
Want to learn about foods that increase blood pressure?  Then you've come to the right place! Here, Ana breaks down everything you need to know about what exactly, (high) blood pressure is, its causes, and the natural foods you can eat in order to prevent it! High blood pressure (or, scientifically, “hypertension”) is...
More often than not, “day of the year” holidays baffle me.   A good chunk of the time, I have worryingly nagging questions about the assigning process.  (What day should February 8th be?  I know!  Kite Flying Day.  February.  8th.  I’m sorry, kites are the summer-isty thing ever.  What monster...
Recent research has shown that (unlike many other supplements making fantastic metabolic claims) probiotics affect metabolism function.  In fact, some researchers now suspect that probiotics may actually be among your most effective options for manipulating your metabolism! What are Probiotics? Probiotics describe a number of unique foods and supplements that are...
By improving digestive health, regulating nutrient adsorption, and modulating hormone secretion and function, probiotics can help you lose weight especially when combined with diet and exercise, making them a truly useful addition to a healthy lifestyle.
Smack-dab in the center of your friend’s fridge door, just beneath the tidy to-do list and cleaning schedule: a paleo grocery list.  Maybe you didn’t want to seem snoopy, or maybe you were both in a serious rush to get out the door to your evening’s festivities, but you...
Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fats in existence, with approximately 90% of the energy it contains derived solely from saturated fatty acids. Interestingly, it is actually for this reason that it was once demonized (quite unfairly, I might add) by many within the health...
What does apple cider vinegar do to your body?  And why would people think taking apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a good idea?  I remember asking these questions when ACV first became a trending topic. Because, boy did it.  All at once, the apple cider vinegar fat-burning-weight-loss memes were everywhere. For...

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