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Can Where You Live Make You Fatter?

Is your bodyweight linked to where you live? A new study, released at the end of January in the International Journal of Obesity[1], suggests that where we live could play a key role in whether or not we are overweight.  Unfortunately, there is a scientific side to it, it is not as simple [...]

Motivational Tips to Integrate into Your Life

Motivation is like a lot of other things we take for granted in this life. We know what it is and we definitely recognize how important it is. However, it’s the kind of thing that can be easier talked about than implemented into one’s actual practices. Let’s take a closer look at how to make [...]

Effects of Diet on the Brain

The brain is part of the central nervous system which is in charge of processing information and body functions. Omega-3 fatty acids are necessary for the growth and development of the brain and for preventing cerebrovascular disease. Omega-3 fatty acids are especially essential for cognitive processes as learning and memory. Diets including fish [...]

Foods that Lower Blood Pressure

Your diet has a big part to play in whether or not you develop high blood pressure.  While it is not the only factor, it certainly makes a difference. In this article, we’ll go through some foods that may lower blood pressure and discuss what the science has to say. Our article focuses on salt, [...]

The Best Way to Lose Weight

The best way to lose weight? Have a healthier diet, exercise for several hours a week, and get enough sleep. You might be rolling your eyes a little – if it were that easy, you’d already be doing it right?  Well, let’s go over some of the details and try to explain things so that [...]

How to Gain Weight the Healthy Way

You found this article and you’re hoping to learn a little about how to gain weight.  We’d love to help you.  To be honest, it’s something some of our team have had trouble with! Sometimes we feel like no one gets us.  Having trouble gaining weight is not something that the average person would find [...]

Red Wine and Proper Diet

What impact does food have on our health, both mental and physical? A pretty big one. One out of four Americans suffers from some sort of mental disorder, significantly more than in China and other countries, part of which may be because of diet. And French people have a 40% less risk of [...]

Eat Simpler, Be Healthier!

Over the past 30 years, we've learned a lot about what food does to our bodies.  It doesn't just give us energy. What we eat plays a big role in how we feel and helps determine if we suffer from conditions like hypertension, diabetes or cancer. Eating fast-food and artificial, chemical laced goo [...]