The 3 Rules of Health, Fitness, and Happiness

This presentation by Tony Horton was given to a youth group. However, the lessons he teaches are beneficial for all of us to hear.

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Weight Loss FAQ

I get a lot of questions about weight loss. Some are more legitimate than others as you will soon see, but I want to share with you some of my favorite and most common questions I receive. These questions are based on energy consumption and energy use. The human body is amazingly complex and I … Continue reading Weight Loss FAQ

How Knowledge is Power in Nutrition – Things Worth Sharing

In this diabetes centered TED talk by Dr. Wendy Pogozelski you will learn how even the experts in the medical field sometimes disagree. When it comes to nutrition, knowledge is power and it's important to learn and know what works best for you. If you want to learn more about diabetes or learn about your … Continue reading How Knowledge is Power in Nutrition – Things Worth Sharing

You Won’t Believe what this Simple Nutritional Change will do for Your Health

You have a dilemma. After a long day at work, you come home to discover the two plates shown on your table ready to eat. You would love to just dig in, but you also realize you've been watching your health and need to be careful about what you eat.¬†Both plates look nearly identical. Each … Continue reading You Won’t Believe what this Simple Nutritional Change will do for Your Health

The SAD Diet

The SAD diet is exactly how it sounds, sad. This diet has been proven to directly increase your chances of coronary heart disease, risk of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and has an overwhelmingly negative impact on our health. The SAD diet, also known as the 'Standard American Diet', is simply a representation of how … Continue reading The SAD Diet

How Many Calories are Too Few When Dieting?

There is a common misconception that the fewer calories you eat, the faster you will lose weight. Although this is mostly true, there is a cutoff where you shouldn't eat any fewer calories. Why is this? It turns out most of the calories you burn are from your normal bodily processes such as digestion, breathing, … Continue reading How Many Calories are Too Few When Dieting?

10 Healthy Resolutions for the New Year

Every year we take to the gyms for our new year resolutions to lose weight. Often time a month of working out then leads to 11 months of business as usual, and the resolution doesn't go very far. This year, try to take baby steps with your resolution at first, you don't need to jump … Continue reading 10 Healthy Resolutions for the New Year

What Santa Really Does During the Off Season

Every Christmas Santa visits about a billion homes around the world to bring gifts to all the good girls and boys. During each visit, Santa accepts a bite of a cookie and a sip of milk to show he was there. This means each house Santa consumes about 75 Calories per household¬†or 75 billion calories … Continue reading What Santa Really Does During the Off Season