sitting too long

The health risks of sitting too long

You may have heard recent reports claiming that sitting is the new smoking. Could a simple act — one that our bodies naturally do — be as bad as the unnatural act of inhaling smoke into our lungs? It seems far fetched, but it turns out there’s reason to believe sitting really is the new smoking. Continue reading to find …

intermittent fasting benefits

10 benefits of intermittent fasting

Are you ready to integrate a weight-loss plan into your health routine that actually works?  Intermittent fasting is a scientifically proven way to not only shed pounds and reduce belly fat, it’s also been shown to extend lifespan, improve brain health, and even help reduce the risk of chronic diseases like Alzheimer’s and cancer. This healthy eating habit is simple …

How does sleep affect weight loss?

An estimated 45% of Americans report suffering from poor quality sleep or lack of sleep at least once per week. At the same time, the prevalence of obesity among U.S. adults is nearly 40%. While these statistics may not represent a direct cause-and-effect link between lack of sleep and obesity, much evidence suggests that sleep problems can greatly affect your …