Being Proactive vs. Reactive During a Crisis is Imperative

Proactivity is essential to stopping the spread of Covid 19, ie; wearing masks and using hand sanitizer, practicing social distancing, and good hand hygiene are examples. Being proactive in all areas of our lives as we embrace a temporary new normal, is essential for maintaining optimal mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Examples of maintaining… Read more »

5 Effective Ways to Curb Sugar Cravings That Really Work

When people crave sugar, they tend to reach for simple carbs like candy, cookies, or ice cream. If you swap those empty calories for high nutrient dense snacks, they will stop your sugar cravings in its tracks. The best thing to do is manage your sugar cravings efficiently rather than try to make them go… Read more »

Thyroid Enhancing Foods vs. Thyroid Suppressing Foods. How do they impact your Metabolism?

Your thyroid is butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck. This gland is responsible for several essential bodily functions, including regulating metabolism, mood, energy, heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature. The thyroid produces Thyroxine which is producing thyroid hormones.   However, when the thyroid is underactive (or produces too little thyroid hormone) regular function can suffer, weight fluctuates,… Read more »

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and Health

What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is a method of eating for 8 hours and fasting for 16 hours. Eat between 10 and 6pm and fast from 6pm until 10 am. This sounds preposterous, right? Here’s why it works:   1) It lowers your insulin levels and and allows your body to burn calories more… Read more »

Is Exercise more important than Diet? or Vice Versa?

You can’t out-work out a poor diet,”  this is the bottom line when it comes to maintaining a healthy body. Nutrition and exercise are both important parts of losing weight and building muscle. Nutritional habits will have a  greater impact on your body comp  and physical goals than any other fitness component. When a combination… Read more »