Is It Willpower Or Food Addiction?

Do you struggle with weight? Have foods you just can’t give up? You might be a food addict. More accurately, you might be addicted to specific foods. It could be disastrous for your diet – and dangerous for your health!

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Science Identifies the No-Brainers For Weight Loss and Maintenance

Whether you’ve tried to lose weight and failed or tried and succeeded, you probably have a pretty good idea of how to do it. One simple strategy is to do the opposite of what led you to gain the weight. DUH! The same thing goes for keeping the weight off. There are common-sense things done… Continue reading Science Identifies the No-Brainers For Weight Loss and Maintenance

The Devastating Illness Going Undiagnosed in Children

If your child was suffering from a serious illness that could rob them of their well-being, their vitality and even their childhood, you’d want to know about it, right? According to researchers at DePaul University, that might be the case for a lot of kids – maybe your kid – at this very moment. If… Continue reading The Devastating Illness Going Undiagnosed in Children

Paleo, Fasting and Mediterranean Diets All Offer Weight Loss and Health Improvements

Just about everyone would really love to know which diet is best. Which nutritional style offers the best path to weight loss and management and better health? Now, the good folks at the University of Otago have done the heavy lifting and found the answer to the question “What diet is the right one for… Continue reading Paleo, Fasting and Mediterranean Diets All Offer Weight Loss and Health Improvements

Your Heart On Adrenaline

We’ve all felt the effects of an adrenaline rush. Faced with danger, real or perceived, the heart beats faster, breathing quickens and muscles tighten as the body prepares to fight a threat or flee from it. The role of adrenaline in triggering the fight-or-flight response is one of the most well-studied phenomena in biology. However,… Continue reading Your Heart On Adrenaline

Adulthood May Be Bad For Your Waistline And Health

If you’re still in college or even high school, you may not realize how good you have it right now. Apparently, “adulting” is bad for your waistline – and your health. According to researchers at the University of Cambridge, leaving school and getting a job causes people to reduce their physical activity, leading to weight… Continue reading Adulthood May Be Bad For Your Waistline And Health

Don’t Give Up!

We’re three weeks into a new year and a new decade! It’s an exciting time, to be sure. How are those resolutions doing? Are your changes “sticking,” or are they slipping away? Are they likely to become long-term and sustainable or have they disappeared like mist? I’m asking because this is “crunch week!” Only about… Continue reading Don’t Give Up!

The Dark Side of Plant-Based Food—It’s More About Money Than You May Think

There’s more behind that vegan burger than it seems. Nina Firsova/Shutterstock.com Martin Cohen, University of Hertfordshire and Frédéric Leroy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel If you were to believe newspapers and dietary advice leaflets, you’d probably think that doctors and nutritionists are the people guiding us through the thicket of what to believe when it comes to… Continue reading The Dark Side of Plant-Based Food—It’s More About Money Than You May Think

Coach Feedback Is Proprioception And Brain Food For Athletes

The job of a coach is to help others develop talent, skills and abilities in the pursuit of goals and objectives that will better the life of the person being coached. It is also to help the person being coached to avoid pitfalls and take advantage of every tool, resource and opportunity available in that… Continue reading Coach Feedback Is Proprioception And Brain Food For Athletes