Lifestyle Lessons From Our Elders

It’s hard to deny that we have things pretty sweet these days. We don’t have to rely on snail mail to connect with our friends and family, we don’t have to wee in a tin shed out in the backyard, and we don’t have to spend months at sea if we want to visit our international neighbors. Heck, we don’t even have to wait in line at the post office without tapping into some form …

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Fruit Diet Plan For Weight Loss – Benefits and Risk

One of the biggest problems with losing weight is finding a diet that someone can enjoy.  Many people have a serious addiction to sweets and the idea of cutting these out forever can be daunting.  There are a number of effective diet options which will help someone lose weight but many of these will focus on weight loss alone.  A fruit diet plan is great because it contributes to someone’s overall health and can be …

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How to stay motivated to exercise

Motivation is a key factor for success. Finding how to stay motivated to exercise probably will be the hardest part for everyone in the journey to physical fitness. Some time ago a big nutrition company made a survey. The survey was about how long it takes for an average person to quit attending a gym. The results showed that the average person quits attending gym after approximately three months from the moment he started. The …

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How to Choose the Right Diet Plan

People around the world start dieting every single day. Unfortunately, only a small fraction of those people actually see the results they’re looking for. Why? They chose a diet plan that they couldn’t stick with. The best thing you can do to make sure that you’ll see the result you’re looking for is to make sure to choose the right diet plan from the beginning. If you choose a diet plan that isn’t that effective, …

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The Challenges of First World Food Abundance

Food is more than just something we consume mindlessly, or at least it should be.  We shouldn’t just be putting something in our mouth just because it’s available or because it’s easy.  Food is an essential part of our life, and we have strong biological urges to consume it.  Cultures have developed huge rituals for the act of eating with family or friends, and it’s clear that it’s more than just a thing to take …

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Healthy Eating Is Affordable

Eating healthy starts with shopping healthy. Remember these tips to shopping healthy without busting your budget. A healthy diet is an essential part of an active life and a key to well-being. One excuse you often hear is that healthy foods are more expensive than unhealthy food. But even if you don’t factor in that eating healthy today saves you money in the future on medical costs, the actual price you pay at the checkout …

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6 Common Low-Carb & Keto Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

“Carbohydrate restriction is commonly practiced but seldom taught.” This is the tagline of a book I was reading the other day, The Art And Science of Low-Carbohydrate Living. This book was written by two of the leading researchers on low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diets worldwide, Drs Stephen D. Phinney and Jeff S. Volek. One of them is a medical doctor, the other a registered dietitian (one of the “good” ones – yes, they do exist). These guys …

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