INTERMITTENT FASTING You’ve probably heard of people fasting for religious reasons (for example, during Ramadan) or to prep for a medical procedure. But nutritionists generally throw shade at the idea of skipping meals as a weight-loss technique, since doing so can slow your metabolism, send your body into starvation mode, and cause you to cling […]
Watch an example of contagious laughter, in the unlikeliest of places. Who would have thought laughter could be a powerful medicine?
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So, It has come to my attention I have readers who feel inspired by the way I’ve transformed my life over the last year. I regularly get texts, emails, and private messages from acquaintances, friends and even strangers thanking me for sharing positive and uplifting social media content- my personal story of transformation, the concepts […]
For this evening’s post, I want to share something by my friend and teammate Abby Greer. I came across this post by Abby on Facebook earlier today. I hope this inspires readers the same way it inspires me. She’s right, our team rocks. “YOLO!!! So, I keep hearing this YOLO acronym. ‘You Only Live Once!’ […]
Facts About Childhood Obesity: -Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.1, 2 -The percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who […]
There’s more to chewing than you might think. It’s arguably the first digestive activity that we bring to a meal, and unlike the chemical processes that occur in our gut, chewing falls under our conscious control. Except of course, when we go a bit unconscious and inhale our food. But chewing is more than a […]
Physical wellness is a feeling of physical well-being. It is the spring in your step, it is the motivation to “get up and go,” it is the drive to improve your physical conditioning, and take care of your body to keep it in a state of optimal health and functioning. Optimal physical wellness is achieved […]