Are You Perfect Enough?

Just a quick post before we head off to Cali for ski paradise. Give me a break about these magazine covers. Do women and girls actually believe that the cover pics are not dramatically retouched? I have a friend that does it for a living. No matter that these models are beautiful in their own…

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Worst Things to Say To Someone Trying to Lose Weight

Worst Things to Say To Someone Trying to Lose Weight

What’s the worst thing anyone ever said to you when you were trying to lose weight? That’s the question we put to Health’s Facebook audience, and boy, did we get an earful! Research backs those responses up. A whopping 66% of women aged 25-55 who have dieted or are trying to lose weight say those…

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Casein Point

Protein can be a little like sex: Sometimes you want it fast; sometimes you want it slow; and sometimes a mix is even better. Casein is the fraction of milk protein that clumps after you consume it, delivering amino acids into your system more slowly and for longer periods of time. In other words, casein…

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Can a Raw Vegan Get Enough Vitamin B12 ?

B-12, is also known as cobalamin, and is key for optimum health. B-12 is involved in many important physical processes, that include the formation and maintenance of blood cells, nerve cells, and the formation of DNA, the complicated genetic stuff inside the cells. Vegans,in addition to being at risk of being skinny with pasty skin,…

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What to Drink During Your Workout - Health.com

What to Drink During Your Workout – Health.com

As much as 60% of your body is made up of water and when you work out, you can lose quite a bit. The American College of Sports Medicine notes that drinking water helps functioning of the joints and body tissues, the regulation of body temperature, and the transportation of nutrients. But some of us…

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Tackling abdominal obesity with exercise and nutrition

Taking On Abdominal Obesity

Lifestyle programs focused on high-intensity interval training combined with nutritional counseling on the Mediterranean diet have shown dramatic results for improving the heart health of people with abdominal obesity, finds a study released at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. “Each of these lifestyle interventions alone is known to have an impact, but no one has studied…

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