Weight Management

  1. Why Your Thyroid is So Important and How to Keep it Healthy

    Why Your Thyroid is So Important and How to Keep it Healthy

    Why Your Thyroid is So Important and How to Keep it Healthy

    Tired? Moody? Gaining weight quickly? It may not be in your head. According to the American Thyroid Association, nearly 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease.

  2. Are Fats "Bad" For your Health?

    Are Fats "Bad" For your Health?

    Are Fats "Bad" For your Health?

    Many of us have been told that eating fatty foods are “bad” for us. However, certain unsaturated fats, such as omega-3 fatty acids - can enormously benefit the whole body, especially the heart.

     

  3. Calling All Busy Parents – You Can Stay in Shape, Too! Here’s How

    Calling All Busy Parents – You Can Stay in Shape, Too! Here’s How

    Calling All Busy Parents – You Can Stay in Shape, Too! Here’s How

    Diapers. Soccer practice. Algebra homework. Dinner. The duties of a parent never seem to end, and it can be difficult (read: impossible) to find any free time to exercise.

    Try out these five fitness tips to help make time to sweat.

  4. Exploring the Benefits of Pea Protein Powder

    Exploring the Benefits of Pea Protein Powder

    Exploring the Benefits of Pea Protein Powder

    In recent years, as the popularity of vegan diets and food sensitivities have increased, plant-based protein powders have been gaining the edge as an excellent, natural protein source over animal-based sources. Among protein sources, pea protein stands out for its excellent nutritional profile, as well as the versatility and protein attributes of the humble pea.

  5. Will Your Child Become Overweight? The Answer May Lie in Their Gut

    Will Your Child Become Overweight? The Answer May Lie in Their Gut

    Will Your Child Become Overweight? The Answer May Lie in Their Gut

    Norwegian scientists believe a baby’s gut may predict whether a child will become overweight or obese later in life.

  6. How Much Protein Should You Eat Per Day?

    How Much Protein Should You Eat Per Day?

    How Much Protein Should You Eat Per Day?

    Proteins are used to repair, maintain, and grow new cells. Because they are constantly broken down, you need to replace the protein your body needs to function. So, exactly how much protein does your body need?

  7. Improving Your Health with a Creatine Supplement

    Improving Your Health with a Creatine Supplement

    Improving Your Health with a Creatine Supplement

    Creatine is a molecule found naturally in muscle cells that helps your muscles produce energy during exercise. Many athletes take creatine as a supplement in order to help gain muscle, enhance strength, and improve performance.

  8. How Our Gut Influences Our Weight

    How Our Gut Influences Our Weight

    How Our Gut Influences Our Weight

    Many of us have turned to diet or exercise for keeping our weight in check, but the friendly bacteria in our gut may be the real key to weight loss.

  9. Guts and Glory: How to Kick Up The Diversity in Your Microbiome

    Guts and Glory: How to Kick Up The Diversity in Your Microbiome

    Guts and Glory: How to Kick Up The Diversity in Your Microbiome

    Researchers analyzed stool and blood samples from 40 Irish rugby players, and in a separate group, 46 young Irish men. The samples revealed that the rugby players had greater diversity of gut bacteria than the other men. The athletes also had higher levels of the types of bacterial linked with better health.

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