Water: Drink it. There are No Excuses

Water is one of the most important ingredients to the survival of the human body. For starters, over 60% of our bodies are made up of water – brains 70%, lungs 90%, and lean muscle tissue 75%. Blood, which carries oxygen and disease fighting cells and diffuses waste, is almost 83% water. We need to


15 Ways to Curb Cravings

For those struggling with their weight, cravings tend to originate not from the stomach but from the brain.  TV commercials, time of day, stress, and boredom are just some cues that trigger us to crave certain foods, often subconsciously.  So how do you battle those triggers that follow you around wherever we go? Here are


Understanding Calories

Are you trying to lose weight by ‘watching calories,’ ‘counting calories,’ or ‘limiting calories’? Have you heard the ‘eat less calories and exercise more’ advice a bit too often? Simply put, understanding calories and being able to shop for the right foods is a must to achieve lasting weight loss without compromising on the body’s daily


Your Body

To say that human body is a complex machine would be an understatement. The way we look, move, think, and feel are the incredible properties of giant machinery – built out of a complicated mechanism of organic chemistry, molecular biology, and quantum physics. Our cells, tissues, organs, and body systems are composed of busy, active,


Positive Visualization

Visualization is not a new concept in the world of self-improvement. To explain it simply, positive visualization is the act of imagining what you want so it manifests in your life. How It Works Visualization is not the same as “making a wish.” When you hope for something, you daydream about having it in the


5 Tips for Making Time for Yourself

Do you ever think, “I wish I had more hours in my day!” or “If I only had more time for myself….?” With full-time jobs, family responsibilities, and the regular grind of life, 24 hours feels like not enough. And since we can’t make more time, we have to learn how to use what we


Diets Don’t Work

If you’ve been struggling with your weight for years, you probably already know this: DIETS DON’T WORK. Need Statistics? The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 35.9% percent of Americans are obese and an additional 33.3% are overweight. In fact, Psychology Today reports that about 95% of people who do lose weight gain it all


The 9 Best Ways to Curb Sugar Cravings

Sugar fuels every cell in the brain. Your brain processes sugar as a reward, which makes you keep wanting more of it. If you eat a lot of sugar, you’re reinforcing that reward, which can make it tough to break the habit. According to a 2012 study Americans consume 756 grams of sugar every five days,