We've been told time and time again that consuming too much sugar is detrimental to our health. It causes inflammation, pain, increases the risk of type-2 diabetes, may heighten your risk of cardiovascular disease, raises the risk for metabolic syndrome, and more. Foods that are loaded with sugar are also often processed, full of unhealthy… Continue reading Sugar Substitutes Don’t Help Weight Loss in the Long-Term
9 Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes
We shared in a recent post that new studies have uncovered additional information that points to the benefits of limiting alcohol intake. For many, one of the hardest aspects of cutting back on drinking is still wanting to enjoy a delicious beverage. Most often, that drink is also associated with another element. It can be… Continue reading 9 Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes
Time Goes Too Quickly
Too often time seems to fly by. We are already at the end of March. Summer is just around the corner. Then the holiday craziness will be upon us before another year begins. Sometimes it feels like you blink and another one is gone. Yet other times it seems to slow down to a crawl.… Continue reading Time Goes Too Quickly
Pamper Yourself. If Not You, Who?
The days and weeks can be long. We often take care of everyone but us. When was the last time you did something just for you? Luxuriated in a long hot bath? Got a massage? A pedicure or manicure? Special hair cut or blow out? Bought something only you will use? Went to your favorite… Continue reading Pamper Yourself. If Not You, Who?
Calorie Restriction May Slow Aging
Calorie restriction isn't new. Many weight-loss strategies are built around the premise that a calorie deficit is what is needed to lose pounds. And it's true. Consuming more than the quantity of calories your body needs will only lead to a surplus, which results in weight gain over time. Weight loss, and maintaining a healthy… Continue reading Calorie Restriction May Slow Aging