Healthy Fats

Have you ever heard the saying “everything in moderation”?  Well, there is some truth behind it when it comes to what you eat.  Take fats, for example — a lot of people believe they need to cut out fats from their diet completely or only consume “low fat” options.  This is not completely true.  Our bodies actually need “healthy fats” in moderation.  Learn more about this and the best sources for healthy fats below. Read more

Sitting Too Much Could Lead to Health Problems

Many people have jobs where they are sitting down for the majority of the day.  Besides back problems, too much sitting now allegedly causes or contributes to other health issues.  The article below dives into this topic and offers methods to counteract too much sitting and how to eradicate sitting for too long.  For some, sitting down most of the day at work might be unavoidable.  However, if you do other things suggested in this article you can find a happy balance. Read more

Leaky Gut and Its Triggers

For those of you who suffer from leaky gut or are at risk for it the foods you are eating could contain ingredients that are contributing to that.  Eating “clean” is a goal everyone should have, but we know that comes with challenges so the convenience of other foods/meals sometimes outweighs that goal.  Some ingredients that contribute to leaky gut may surprise you because of how common they are.  Learn about 7 additives that trigger leaky gut and how to avoid them in the article below. Read more

Fad Diets and The Risks

We all have at least heard of popular diets like Atkins and South Beach before, and some of you have maybe even tried them.  Our guess is that they didn’t provide you with the exact results you wanted or expected.  Why is this?  Well, unfortunately, fad diets bring a lot of dangers and risks with them.  Learn what those dangers are and why these diets don’t always work in the article below. Read more