Fasting

Fasting has become a buzzword in the health and wellness community recently, though it is a practice that has always been around. In hunter/gatherer days, it was done out of necessity.  It is a practice which has been done in certain religions for centuries. Fasting has been studied as a method to improve longevity. More…

Hormones That Regulate Your Hunger

  Hormones have been shown to have a huge effect on our ability to gain and lose weight.  Unfortunately, there are plenty of factors that can affect our hormones: environment, diet, lifestyle, sleep, stress, physical activity and many more.  There is also the fact that everyone reacts differently to these factors and everyone’s hormones fluctuate…

Understand Your Protein Products

There are a plethora of protein products on the market these days.  These supplements can be a great way to meet your protein needs on a daily basis.  Protein supplementation can also be a great resource for muscle recovery after workouts. The key is to know what supplements are worth it and which ones may…

Is Collagen All It’s Thought To Be?

Collagen peptide supplements are all the rage right now.  One can go as far as to say it is the most recent fad.  People have been taking collagen supplements due to the claims of increasing skin elasticity, faster hair growth, increasing joint integrity and improved gut health.   Let’s look at the science behind collagen formation…

Get More Protein At Breakfast!

Breakfast meals are notorious for being high in sugar and carbohydrates. Breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day BUT we must redefine what breakfast is.  Breakfast is literally the time that you break your night time fast.  This can happen at 5 am or even at noon.  The biggest thing to remember…

Kid Approved Beverages

  High sugar and high calorie beverages have been a significant contributor to childhood obesity.  It is important to start monitoring how many sugary beverages kids are drinking in a day. There are so many natural, low calorie and flavorful drink choices available these days. On the flip side, there are even more nutrient less…