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Healthy Gift Ideas for Your Holiday Wish List

Let’s be honest. The last thing you need this holiday season is another gift of flannel pajamas or cozy socks. You’ve taken proactive steps toward a healthier lifestyle, and it’s time your holiday wishlist did the same. This season, why not involve friends and family in your fitness journey by giving them healthy gift ideas […]

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Healthy Thanksgiving Habits to Start this Year

Think back to your favorite Thanksgiving memories. Maybe you remember old family stories being shared around the table or playing games with people you love. Perhaps you enjoy watching the parade or participating in specific family traditions. While Thanksgiving is a holiday known for big feasts on overeating, that’s rarely what sticks with us and […]

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What are the Benefits of Protein?

Protein is an important macronutrient and an essential building block for your entire body. It’s found in virtually every part of your body; including muscles, bones, cartilage, skin and hair. And the human body relies on a minimum of 10,000 different proteins to function properly! Why is Protein Important? Protein itself consists of 20 or […]

Energy While Losing Weight

How to Increase Energy While Losing Weight

Being on a weight loss plan can play a major role in energy levels as the human body relies on nutrients from food to produce energy. There are ways to find balance during this process to ensure you lose weight and keep energy levels up. How Dieting Can Affect Mood If you’re dieting and experiencing […]

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How Testosterone Affects Weight Loss for Men

As you age, perhaps you’ve experienced slight weight gain despite eating and exercising the same way you always have. You can blame some of this on declining levels of the male hormone testosterone. Normal testosterone levels help keep the body lean and muscular because the hormone binds to fat, carrying it out of the body […]

Healthy Travel Blog

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

While it’s possible to only eat healthy foods while traveling, this can be difficult unless you have terrific will power, given all the ultra-tempting, calorically-dense foods out there! Leisure travel and business trips can cause challenges if you’re trying to stick to a meal plan, but it’s possible to stay healthy if you put in […]

Losing weight after having a baby

Losing Weight After Having a Baby

Having a baby is an incredibly life-altering and rewarding experience, but childbirth and recovery can take a toll on your body and emotions. As you recover in the first few weeks, your precious newborn may keep you up at all hours with what feels like endless feedings and diaper changes. You may look in the […]

Why Sleep is so Important for Weight Loss

Why Sleep is so Important for Weight Loss

Given the amount of stress and sensory stimulation in the world today, nearly everyone has suffered from insomnia at one time or another. Recent statistics indicate that one in four Americans will suffer from insomnia this year, and as many as 10% suffer from it regularly. Sleepless nights are more prevalent with women, and conditions […]