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Black Tea vs. Green Tea~ Which Is Better?

  Indulging in tea is a tradition people all around the world have in common. While there are many different types of teas differentiating between flavors, uses and originating plants, two teas, green and black, are two of the most common teas with a very long history of being enjoyed by many.   In this […]

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Intermittent Fasting and 7 Mistakes to Avoid

A new health trend on the rise is intermittent fasting, or IF. What is it? IF is NOT a diet, but rather a modified timed approach to our eating schedule. IF does not specifically restrict you from eating certain foods, that is up to you, but it involves cycling between periods of eating and fasting. […]

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Cracking the Myths of Obesity

Obesity, though it is a current national and world-wide epidemic, is a sensitive topic which falls in the gray area to many people about whether it is a disease or a poor lifestyle choice. Recently, Medscape conducted a poll titled “Is Obesity a Disease or a Choice?” 57% of the polling population said obesity was […]

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10 Common Weight Loss Mistakes-Part 2

Last week, we touched on an issue millions around the world claim to have–the struggle of weight loss. You feel like you are doing everything right, and yet you can not seem to keep your weight off, or even worse, you cannot lose it at all. While there are many factors that influence weight loss, […]

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10 Common Weight Loss Mistakes-Part 1

We have heard or said it all before: “I know how to lose the weight, I just do not know where to start” “I have lost a lot of weight before, I just recently gained it back and now I cannot lose it.” ‘I have tried everything, and I cannot lose a single pound!”   […]

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6 Very Healthy Foods To Eat Regularly- Part 2

If you followed our article last week, you would have read about the first 3 healthy whole foods all diets and healthy lifestyle modifications include. In this article, we will cover the remaining 3 foods.     Studies have shown that people who regularly eat nuts are less likely to gain weight over a five […]

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6 Very Healthy Foods To Eat Regularly- Part 1

  When beginning a new diet or healthy lifestyle modification, it can become overwhelming to see the large list of food restrictions. This “bad” food list can contain things such as dairy, pastas, rice, beans and sugars, just to name a few. Many nutritionists and healthcare providers encourage people to change their mindset towards focusing […]

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Beware of High Fructose Corn Syrup!!

  High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is a common sweetener used in snacks, candies, sodas and fruit flavored drinks. Given that it is a cheap and readily-available alternative, high fructose corn syrup has taken over our food industry at an alarming rate, and with the rise of HFCS, we see an even more alarming increase of […]

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How To Cut Back on Sugar

Whether you have read our previous blog posts about sugar, or have done your own research and are thinking of cutting back on sugar, but are not sure how to, then this article is for you. Here we will give you a few tips on how to safely and effectively cut back on your sugar […]

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Sugar Alternatives

Splenda…Stevia…Sweet’ N Low…OH MY!! With the sugar epidemic the United States is facing, and with all of the dangers associated with them, many people (seniors, dieters and diabetics especially) turn to sugar alternatives. Because there are so many to choose from, it gets a bit confusing to know which product to choose. I will cover […]

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