USDA Recommended Diagram I’m sure many of you remember using the Food Pyramid in school back in the day. Well, in 2005, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) changed from the Pyramid as a whole and moved to a more modern approach, a Plate. It is called MyPlate, and it depicts a plate with… Read More What is MyPlate?
Don’t Go Back for Seconds Just Yet Most people eat their meals like they are actually starving. While this may feel normal, it isn’t normal for our bodies. Not to mention, it leads to one of the biggest contributors to obesity: overeating. Overeating can cause rapid weight gain, which many of us see annually during… Read More Overeating
The Paleo Diet With how many people that are into fitness and diet in today’s society, you can be sure to find a vast variety of different plans out there. One of those is a diet plan that dates way back to pre-agricultural days, the Paleolithic Diet, or more commonly known as the Paleo Diet.… Read More The Paleo Diet
Cold Brew Coffee A beverage that has been gaining more popularity in society as of late is Cold Brew Coffee. What are the real differences between this and, well, regular coffee? More importantly, how major are the differences between Cold Brew and Starbucks or other prevalent brands on the market? Let’s dig in and find… Read More Cold Brew Coffee
Is the Body Mass Index (BMI) Being Phased Out? Have you ever thought about the current universal method of measuring a person’s body fat? It is the Body Mass Index, or BMI that is being used, and has been used since the 1800’s. Nothing has really changed within that subject, and it is still being… Read More Is the Body Mass Index (BMI) Being Phased Out?
Everyday Food Alternatives for a Healthier YOU Before eating a certain food, do you ever glance over the Nutrition Facts? It’s a great habit to get into, especially to know exactly what is going into your body. Most people in America eat very similar meals and dishes. I don’t mean eating the same thing multiple… Read More Everyday Food Alternatives for a Healthier YOU
Why Do You Feel The Way You Do? Neuroscientists Explain Exactly Why You Feel The Way You Do Day in and day out, neuroscientists are studying the brain. More specifically, many are studying what creates emotions, and what controls such things. Most people today tend to think that a happiness quote online or an article… Read More Why Do You Feel The Way You Do?
Time for A Sugar Detox While doing a sugar detox, the cravings are real. We all know that sugar has a toxic effect on your health, so it’s time to scale back, that way you can start feeling better immediately! One of the biggest problem with eating sugar is that when consumed, sugar actually triggers… Read More Time For A Sugar Detox
Apple Cider Vinegar aka ACV Oh, the wonders of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). There are lists out there that say what most people use this stuff for, and then there is my list. I use it for all kinds of things, ranging from home remedies to cooking to cleaning. The uses are limitless, it doesn’t… Read More Apple Cider Vinegar
Did Belly Fat Creep Up On You? Most of the time, belly fat grows slowly over the years and gets increasingly more noticeable as the time goes on; if you don’t control it, of course. Other times, it can creep up on you in a faster than normal manner, and here are some reasons why!… Read More Did Belly Fat Creep Up On You?