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Sweet Dreams for your Genes: Foods that Support Great Sleep

Sweet Dreams for your Genes: Foods that Support Great Sleep

Your sleep behaviors can be encoded in your genes, like how long you may need to rest each night, and how easily you can drift into deep sleep. Let’s take a look at some of the ways your genes and your food can help you get a better night’s sleep.

6 Questions To Ask Before Starting Any Weight-Loss Program

6 Questions To Ask Before Starting Any Weight-Loss Program

The secret to lasting weight loss lies in finding a plan that you can comfortably stick with for life – because you don’t want to lose weight just for the summer, right? In this article, I share 6 important questions to ask yourself before deciding if that weight loss plan is right for you.

Foods That Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Foods That Help Prevent Breast Cancer

What we eat can significantly prevent cancer and reduce the risk of recurrence. This is an excellent reason to look critically at the food choices you make.

Eat These To Prevent Heart Disease

Eat These To Prevent Heart Disease

Don’t wait until your heart becomes damaged irreversibly at some point down the road. Start taking steps today to reduce your risk of heart disease by learning about how these 8 foods can help you!

7 Foods To Help You Beat Obesity

7 Foods To Help You Beat Obesity

They say “abs are made in the kitchen” because diet is THAT important for success. But, besides just fitting into your pants better, it’s also important for overall health to get rid of abdominal fat. Increased waist circumference not only leads to a higher BMI but is a risk factor for metabolic syndrome, which is a precursor for diabetes and its related spectrum of diseases.

Do YOU have the power to prevent cancer?

Do YOU have the power to prevent cancer?

There are many foods that are full of the feel-good fuel your body needs to lower your risk of cancer. The great news is it’s easy to ensure you are getting enough, as long as you know where to find them!

Do I Look Fat In These Genes?

Do I Look Fat In These Genes?

Knowing if you carry these genes will help you to adjust your food choices and activity levels to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.

What Is Mindful Eating And Why Is It Important?

What Is Mindful Eating And Why Is It Important?

It’s not just important to think about WHAT we eat. It’s also important to consider HOW we eat. By taking steps to eat more mindfully, we can ensure that we get the most nutrition out of every bite. There are a few simple things that you can do to exercise a more mindful way of eating.

The Fad Diet Trap And How A Nutrigenetic Diet Can Help You Stay Healthy

The Fad Diet Trap And How A Nutrigenetic Diet Can Help You Stay Healthy

Anyone who has experimented with different diets on the web has had a diet fail on them but few have dared to ask why. Without addressing the root of the problem it is easy to flip from diet to diet with no results and slowly lose your sanity. Find out how a nutrigenetics test can help solve this problem.

Favorite Meal Makeover: A Healthier Lasagna

Favorite Meal Makeover: A Healthier Lasagna

Lasagna is known to be loaded with saturated fats from the meat and salt from the cheese. Fortunately, this family favorite can be dramatically improved if you just make a few smart ingredient substitutions. We’re talking delicious homemade lasagna with lower calories, reduced saturated fat content, and a large amount of quality protein.

Dieting: When To Take A Break

Dieting: When To Take A Break

One of the most underrated techniques in weight-loss is simply taking a break. A diet break is an excellent way to give yourself a psychological boost if you happen to be on a restrictive eating plan because it’ll allow you to satisfy food cravings and get some brief relief from any hunger you may be experiencing while on the diet.

Turmeric: A Spice As Good As Gold

Turmeric: A Spice As Good As Gold

Modern science has started to catch up with what Indian medicine practitioners have known for a long time and recent studies have concluded that turmeric does indeed contain compounds with medicinal properties.

Brunch Happy and Avoid The Weekend Weight Gain With These Tips

Brunch Happy and Avoid The Weekend Weight Gain With These Tips

Many dieters look forward to an opportunity to splurge a little after their work-week is done. All these temptations can add up to an annual weight gain of 5 pounds or more. To avoid nasty shocks during your Monday morning weigh-in, follow these helpful tips.

Why is Bread So Addictive?

Why is Bread So Addictive?

Many people undergo a chemical process while eating bread that triggers them to eat more and more. Not sure if you are a bread addict? Here’s how you can tell.

Peanut Butter – Can You Eat Too Much?

Peanut Butter – Can You Eat Too Much?

Its reputation as a quick and easy health food has made peanut butter a staple for boosting energy levels especially among those of us with busy lifestyles. But peanuts are not the perfect food for everyone.

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