Food functions as the fuel to the body in any action it makes. This doubles when you exercise. Think of your body as a car. If it doesn’t have fuel, then it will not move. To start out, you’ll receive more energy just from eating before you work out. This is because the body uses glycogen and carbohydrates as the first source of fuel, meaning … Continue reading Fueling Up Before a Workout
Among the many things that can stress us out in daily life, food is sometimes used to soothe or combat that stress. Emotional eating results in not only eating when the body isn’t necessarily hungry, but also in causing cravings for unhealthy foods in the process, making it a combination of unhealthy eating and mental health. Often renamed as ‘comfort foods,’ these types of foods … Continue reading Emotional Eating: The Habit You Need to Kick
Dieting can be one of the hardest mental and physical challenges out there, and sticking to it can be even harder. Having a “diet buddy” gives you someone to share the journey of weight loss with, providing accountability and support along the way. Social support can be one of those positive factors that influences the ability to lose weight and keep it off. All you … Continue reading What Diet Buddies Bring to the Table
Trying to live a healthy lifestyle as much as possible is on the minds of people all around the world. The keto diet, vegan diet, vegetarian diet, and Atkins diet are some that have shown up constantly, but one sticks out above the rest: the gluten-free diet. But what exactly is gluten, and where did this diet come from? Let’s take a look into its … Continue reading Gluten Free Makes a Better Me
Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by a decrease in the density of the bone, decreasing its strength and resulting in fragile bones. Osteoporosis causes your bones to become abnormally porous, which causes them to be able to be compressed like a sponge. It can last for years, or it can be lifelong. You then become a frequent victim of fractures in your bones. Those at … Continue reading What Exactly Is Osteoporosis?