Foods That Boost Focus and Concentration Without Caffeine

Coffee is definitely the most popular drink for boosting focus and concentration. Unfortunately, for some folks, caffeine causes jitters and heart racing. Not to mention that high caffeine intake may lead to anxiety, heart palpitations and insomnia. The good news is there are a lot of foods and drinks that boost focus and concentration without the side…

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3 Things You Can Do to Shake the Salt Habit

The two most prominent dietary risks for death and disability in the world are not eating enough fruit and eating too much salt. Eating too little fruit kills nearly five million people every year, and eating too much salt kills four million. There are three things we can do to lower our salt intake. First, don’t add salt at…

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Did the Sugar Industry Lie to You About Cancer for 50 Years?

Has the sugar industry been part of a more-than-50-year cover up about the detrimental health effects of sugar? It definitely looks that way. A new article published in PLOS Biology tells a tale of deceit, deception and corruption so scandalous you might be tempted to think you’re reading fiction, not the stuff of a prestigious medical journal.…

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Is Diet Soda Making You Fat?

While it’s tempting to choose diet soda during the holidays in an effort to prevent that holiday weight gain we’re all so familiar with, it would be wiser to avoid it like the plague. That’s because diet soda like almost all diet products on the market contains aspartame. And while aspartame has had a publicity makeover…

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7 Healthy Eating Tips To Teach Your Kids

Cultivating healthy eating habits in children is a major area of worry in parents. Experts in child health have often devised carefully-thought-out strategies to help your child eat properly. They say it is really important because the eating habits you develop as children might contribute to your lifelong eating habits. It is also advisable to take into…

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5 Tools That May Help You Lose Weight In The Future

Weight-loss techniques have evolved so much over the last few years that people are just waiting for the next sleek gadget or fad diet to hit the news. Then there are major scientific studies that point out new metabolic pathways and strategies that may develop a wonder pill. Though innovations are rising on a daily level, it…

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Put Down That Glass of Milk, Plants Have More Calcium!

From childhood and throughout adulthood, we’ve been convinced by the dairy industry through various forms of media that we must get our calcium from dairy products, such as milk and cheese. We’ve been lead to believe that these are great sources of calcium, and we’ve even told ourselves that in order to get enough of…

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9 Natural & Painless Ways To Stop Overeating

There are many things that can contribute to overeating, from stress and the pressure of demands to hormones, lack of sleep and more. All of those things can add up to going crazy at the buffet, or gorging on a gallon of ice cream at home. In the short term, it can make you feel…

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Food Rules

Food Rules For Travelers – Quick Guide to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Traveling can be educational, exciting, energizing, and exhausting and the food you enjoy while traveling can be memorable and delicious. On one hand, it is exciting for the eyes but it isn't always for the mouth. Only one wrong bite can spoil your trip even if you don’t actually get sick. So, if you're not…

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Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating – 5 Tips How To Maintain Healthy Appetite

Emotional eating is actually the opposite of mindful eating. It’s led by cravings, the desire to numb or change our feelings, stress, or just simply from habit and eating on “autopilot.” Many things can seem like true hunger, including low energy, boredom, cravings, thirst, and stress. So before digging in ask yourself “Am I really…

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