Whatever is your goal, get rid of sweet cravings, improving your sleep hygiene, increasing your energy, stabilizing your mood, losing weight, gaining muscle mass, etc., you will only see results if you stay consistent with the habit.
When you spend years asking your body to perform normal physiological functions, like regulating your metabolism, repairing your damaged cells, refreshing your memor...
Are you the type of person that sets New Year’s resolutions that never make it past January? Or tell yourself that next Monday you will start fresh with your good habits, week after week?
Well, know that this is common. Implementing new habits and changing behaviors is challenging and it takes time. More often than not, people set goals that are poorly-motivated and lacks the necessary steps to...
Maybe you feel a little nervous about the Christmas Holidays season or your much awaited and deserved vacations because you know there will be some late nights, too many drinks, and indulgences on delicious foods… If you are dealing with adrenal fatigue or weight loss resistance, going into a festive time can be a little anxiety-inducing.
Or maybe you have done a lot of great progress lately in...
Health-building fats support your brain, hormones, immune system, heart health, and moods. Health-busting fats pretty much damage all of these (brain, hormones, immune system, heart health, and moods). Hence it is so important to know which ones to favour and which ones to avoid for for optimal health.
Sodium itself is not that bad! In fact, it’s an essential mineral and an important electrolyte in the body. It helps with fluid balance, and proper nerve and muscle function.
But too much sodium is not great either! Regularly getting too much sodium can increase your risk of high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack, stomach cancer, and kidney stones.
There are many reasons to feel hungry. Of course, the most obvious one is that you are actually physically hungry. Perhaps your stomach is empty, your blood sugar has dropped, and your hunger hormones are acting out.
But other times, the hunger may not be physical hunger. It may be a craving or an emotional trigger.
Mindfulness reduces levels of the stress hormone cortisol, thereby lowering inflammation and improving sleep. All of these can have massive effects on your physical and mental health.
Let’s now briefly go over the research in three main areas: mood, weight, and gut health.
With a high fat intake, it may be surprising to know that studies show that a ketogenic diet is effective for weight loss. But it’s true!
It can also have better results than low-fat diets. At least one study showed that people lost 2.2 times more weight on a ketogenic diet than those on low-fat or calorie-controlled diets.
How is this possible?
Multivitamins are the most commonly used supplements in the world! Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They are supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They can also contain several minerals and other ingredients like amino acids or fatty acids. And because there are multiple ingredients, there are low doses of each ingredient.