Whole Wheat Vs. Whole Grain

While many of us have wisely removed white flour from our diets, the terminology around whole wheat vs. whole grain can be puzzling. A recent article presented by fitday.com provides good guidance.

5 Tips to Stop Emotional Eating Before You Start

How to Stop Emotional Eating Does stress or sadness drive you to food? Do you eat for comfort or because you’re bored? Many people use food as an emotional salve. However, if you eat because you’re hungry for something other than food, you may have a problem. Emotional eating has health consequences. It’s a sure-fire… Read More »

Do You Have to Do Cardio to Lose Weight?

Is Cardio Necessary for Weight Loss People who are out to lose weight are constantly being told different things about the best way to go about it. There are always fitness and diet crazes telling you the very best way to get lean and do it fast. Cardio is one of the things that is… Read More »

How Eating Slowly Can Help You Lose Weight

Eat Slow, Lose Weight It may sound too easy to be true, but even the most ancient texts that we’ve been able to translate describe how eating more slowly is a great way to lose and maintain a healthy weight. Today, scientists and medical professionals understand that eating more slowly triggers a number of beneficial… Read More »

What’s the difference between hunger and appetite

Hunger vs Appetite: What’s The Difference? Have you ever noticed that you may feel hungry, but when you see the food choices (think your high school’s cafeteria food), your appetite disappears? Depending on food preferences, our appetites can be affected by many different factors such as emotional health, hormone levels and the specific food available.… Read More »

More People in the Developing World Are Overweight Than Hungry

Why are obesity rates rising in developing countries? According to global reports, hunger is no longer the world’s leading health crisis. Reports show that over the past 20 years, obesity rates have risen an alarming 82% across the globe, and obesity has taken over the number one spot as the leading cause of health burdens.… Read More »

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

What is binge eating? Almost everyone overeats occasionally. You may have found yourself “stuffed” after a Thanksgiving dinner or unable to resist the temptation for dessert even when you are full. However, binge eaters have a serious disorder that causes them to overeat continuously and in an uncontrolled manner. If you are suffering from this… Read More »