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How Safe Is a Ketogenic Diet?

July 19, 2017
Ketogenic diet safety

Ketosis, a state of the body in which ketone bodies, rather than blood glucose, provide energy, is a natural process and is not dangerous itself. When critics question the safety of the ketogenic diet, which attempts to activate ketosis through changes in carbohydrate intake, they say that you’re actually activating a mild form of ketoacidosis,…

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5 Easy Weight Loss Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

July 6, 2017
Weight loss at home

Part of any successful weight loss routine is making sure you can exercise whenever and wherever you can. Sometimes you don’t have time to go to the gym, and you need some easy weight loss exercises that take advantage of the space around you. Going to the gym is always a great option, but it’s…

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5 Tricks to Make Healthy Habits Stick

July 3, 2017
Creating Healthy Habits

Maybe you want to start eating healthier or exercising more so that you can lose weight. However, it’s a lot harder to stick to new healthy habits for weight loss than it is to set the intention. Fortunately, there are strategies you can use to increase the likelihood you’ll have success creating healthy habits. Here…

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Achieving Successful Weight Loss without Surgery

June 29, 2017
Weight loss without surgery

For many people who are severely overweight or obese, diet and exercise have failed them countless times. While they’ve tried various diet and exercise plans over the years, nothing has worked meaningfully enough to shed the pounds necessary. For those who need to lose significant amounts of weight, there are options for weight loss without…

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7 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Walking Workouts

June 27, 2017
Walking for weight loss

If you’re trying to work out to lose weight, walking can be a great place to start. The barrier to entry is low: you can walk anywhere, you can start at a pace that’s comfortable for you, and the only equipment you need is a decent pair of shoes. Once you get into the routine…

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What Types of Protein for Weight Loss Exist, and What Should I Use?

June 16, 2017
Protein for weight loss

Shelves at the nutrition store are packed edge-to-edge with supplements. Even in the protein section, there are several different kinds of proteins with names that give no hint as to their use and effectiveness. If you’re looking for the best protein for weight loss, the choices can be overwhelming. Don’t be intimidated – every kind…

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5 Weight Loss Exercises You Can Do at Work

June 13, 2017
Exercise at work

Why is Exercising During Work Important? If you’re like most Americans, you spend the majority of your waking hours at your job—and it likely doesn’t involve any manual labor. In modern times, we’re likely to spend the bulk of your day sitting in a chair at a computer, sedentary—not exercising. And while you may excel…

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What Causes Wrinkles to Appear on Skin, and How to Stop Them

June 8, 2017
Wrinkles appear

What causes skin to wrinkle with age? We’d all like to know how to stop the aging process, but wrinkles are a fact of life. That’s because it’s living life that causes wrinkles to appear. There are ways that we can slow the formation of wrinkles and keep our skin looking younger, but to do…

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Is Intermittent Fasting a Good Weight Loss Technique?

June 7, 2017
intermittent fasting weight loss

Throughout modern times, people wishing to lose weight will try almost any diet to achieve success. One of the more popular in recent memory is intermittent fasting for weight loss—the idea of fasting one day (or for part of one day), combined with eating slightly more calories the next. While fad dietitians, bloggers, and Facebook…

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How Much Exercise Is Too Much Exercise?

June 1, 2017
Too much exercise

Worried you may be sweating it TOO much when it comes to the exercise portion of your weight loss plan? Yes, there is such thing as too much exercise, and it can be harmful to your health. However, exercise addiction is an extreme form of over-exercising, and isn’t terribly common, even among professional athletes. In…

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