Look at all the meat alternatives on restaurant menus and the array of plant-based products at grocery stores, and it’s clear that the number of people choosing to eat less meat is steadily increasing. While a vegetarian diet has historically been associated with plain salads, bland tofu, and the fear of malnutrition, this outdated perception […]
Why not abandon extreme dieting and focus instead on small, incremental improvements to your routine—“tweaks” that improve health but don’t feel overwhelming?
ure, right now you may be busy with the holiday whirlwind, but New Year’s Day is right around the corner—and with it, New Year’s resolutions. The start of a new year is the perfect (and popular) time to set fitness and health goals—whether that’s eating better, exercising more often, or losing those extra pounds. But […]
Sad, but true: Most of us don’t like our own bodies. Among women, body dissatisfaction is epidemic. One study found that the percentage of American women who aren’t satisfied with their bodies could be as high as 91 percent. A growing number of studies show that it’s an issue for men too. One study put […]
If you’re looking for a simple way to lose weight and improve your health, don’t look to flashy ads or trendy diets. Instead, try this often-overlooked plan: fiber-rich meals.
Drastically Improve Your Health by Cutting Back on Sugar
To be honest, the holidays are my favorite time of year because of the food. I come from a Southern family where a holiday meal is not complete unless you have candied yams, collard greens, corn bread stuffing, macaroni and cheese, and pecan pie. Each year, the fear of losing the progress I’ve attained over […]
Research shows it’s possible to train yourself to crave healthy foods. So clear out the Oreos and make room for more fresh fruit in your kitchen!
We preview an article in Vibrant Life magazine that talks about the various effects of a thyroid disorder, including the possibility that a underperforming thyroid can lead to extra pounds of fat.
Meet Herman and Sherman Smith, also known as the “Subway Twins.” A dramatic wake-up call, as well as a major setback, taught these twins the value of a healthy lifestyle—especially exercise. Their journey to better health began in 2002 when the mother of the then 21-year-old twins walked into the living room and made a […]