Creating a Healthy Mindset

Do you feel you could use a healthier attitude toward life? Would you like to approach things in a different way? Is a healthier lifestyle attainable?  The stress of modern life can sometimes make it difficult to lead a healthy lifestyle. However, you can start living healthy, today, by adopting a healthy mindset. Even if … Continue reading Creating a Healthy Mindset

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don't you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.   I mean, it doesn't define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let's look at your waist circumference (well...you look at yours and I'll look at mine). Waist … Continue reading Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

5 Reasons You Bloat More After Age 45

Bloating is generally the result of not being able to properly digest foods.  These not-so-digested foods feel like they're just sitting around causing discomfort and a general feeling of being stuffed and “gassy”.  It can happen at any age but if it seems to be more frequent as you're getting older it can very well … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Bloat More After Age 45

How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut?

"Leaky gut" is a popular topic in the health and wellness spheres these days. It's been blamed for many symptoms and conditions that seem to be all-too-common. Allergies, intolerances, joint pain, even autoimmune diseases can all be linked back to leaky gut. But what exactly is leaky gut? What causes it? What kinds of issues … Continue reading How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut?

Hungry For More? Which Type Of ‘Hunger’ Are You Experiencing – Physical Or Emotional?

Contrary to today’s diet culture, it’s OK to be hungry!  It doesn’t mean that you don’t have the willpower to stay away from unhealthy foods. It’s just the body’s natural signal that it needs food for energy and fuel. This is physical hunger - the signal that is sent via the vagus nerve from your … Continue reading Hungry For More? Which Type Of ‘Hunger’ Are You Experiencing – Physical Or Emotional?

INSULIN: Are You Sensitive Or Resistant?

You’ve probably heard quite a bit about these terms while perusing your daily health news feeds, but do you truly understand the role that insulin plays in your body, and the difference between these two physiological states? Let us give you the sweet lowdown on insulin and the importance of the chemical messages it’s trying … Continue reading INSULIN: Are You Sensitive Or Resistant?

Resveratrol – Do You Really Need To drink Red Wine Everyday To Benefit From It?

So, you’ve heard that drinking a glass of red wine a day can be good for your health - or bad, depending on which day it happens to be in your news feed!  Health experts have attributed this to the polyphenol RESVERATROL. Incidentally, when the media references this substance, they’re talking about trans-resveratrol. In case … Continue reading Resveratrol – Do You Really Need To drink Red Wine Everyday To Benefit From It?

50 Simple Ways to Start a Daily Self-Care Practice

Got hygge?! (Funny enough, in Denmark and Norway it’s pronounced “hoo-ga”) Self-care, self-love, self-support, self-nurturing or hygge… whatever you want to call it, it’s one of the greatest investments you can make for your physical, mental and emotional health & wellbeing.   Because when you nurture yourself, you’re better equipped to help others. But, self-care … Continue reading 50 Simple Ways to Start a Daily Self-Care Practice

Are “Organic” Packaged Foods Better For You?

Well, we’re pretty sure you already know the answer to that, but just to hit it home for you -- real, whole foods straight from nature should always be your first choice. But, we also get that life’s busy and it may be necessary to top up with some pre-packaged foods here and there.   … Continue reading Are “Organic” Packaged Foods Better For You?

Your biggest obstacle

When we look at commitment to our health and fitness, it’s easy to see a lot of obstacles: time, energy, money, family obligations, commuting, etc.   We could come up with a million of them.   But I’m getting real with you today…   Your biggest obstacle is never what you think it is.  Your … Continue reading Your biggest obstacle