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Why Am I Bloated?

Why Am I Bloated?

Ugh, that I am busting out of my jeans feeling. Being bloated is uncomfortable, sometimes painful and just plain stinks. Literally. According to the Cleveland Clinic, people pass gas approximately 15-20 times a day. If you are bloated it is perhaps embarrassing yet most often harmless. Still, it would be nice to avoid the feeling altogether. Here are 5 reasons that you might be bloated.Read More

Eating Healthier in 5 Simple Steps

Eating Healthier in 5 Simple Steps

A New Year, a New YOU, right? Eating healthier is first on the list but where to start? It can be very overwhelming so start with these 5 simple steps to get that scale moving.Read More

Shots, Shots, Shots…Can a shot of THIS Improve Your Health?

Shots, Shots, Shots…Can a shot of THIS Improve Your Health?

Celery juice is the latest nutrition craze, taking over Instagram feeds and wellness blogs. What are the health benefits and is it all just hype? Could this health tonic be the answer to your health prayers?Read More

Why Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women

Why Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women

Ladies, if you’ve ever tried to lose weight with your man then you have likely experienced this diet frustration: YOU dieting your brains out to lose a pound while HE gives up beer for a week and drops a pants size. What is the meaning of this cruelty?!

A new study, published in the Journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, confirms that, yes, men do lose weight faster than women. Not only that, they became much healthier overall than women by the end of the eight week period. Read More

The High Sodium Food You Don’t Know You’re Eating and Why You Should Care

The High Sodium Food You Don’t Know You’re Eating and Why You Should Care

You know that eating too much salt is not healthy but do you actually know why? I will give you a quick explanation. You may be shocked to see the high sodium food you didn’t know you were eating. Read More

Oil Pulling. The Basics and My Personal Goal.

Oil Pulling. The Basics and My Personal Goal.

Maybe you’ve heard of it or know someone who’s tried. Or maybe you have no idea what I’m talking about. Oil pulling has become a bit more mainstream and I’ve decided to check it out.Read More

Healthy Hiking Fuel

Healthy Hiking Fuel

Hiking is not only a great form of exercise but an active way to share time with someone. It can be a great date activity, a way to be active with your family or a healthy, fun way to travel and explore different areas. The question I get asked most often is: What are someRead MoreRead More

Have Back Pain? Stop Doing Sit Ups!

Have Back Pain? Stop Doing Sit Ups!

You want to achieve that ultimate goal of 6 pack abs. You regularly start doing a ridiculous amount of floor sit ups and crunches. I can pretty much guarantee 2 things will happen. Unless you significantly change your diet you will not achieve this goal. You will eventually experience back pain.Read More

Why Losing Weight Slowly Lasts

Why Losing Weight Slowly Lasts

We live in a world of instant gratification. We want something and expect it immediately (or at least in 2 days via amazon prime). But lasting weight loss doesn’t work that way. Most likely, you’ve tried some sort of diet and lost weight quickly only to gain it back. That is not success. Fast weightRead MoreRead More

Eat THIS to Lose Weight

Eat THIS to Lose Weight

Rather than focusing on cutting things out, let’s talk about adding THIS into your diet. It isn’t glamorous and certainly isn’t new information. But thinking of it in terms of weight loss might make THIS food a bit more attractive.Read More