3 Keys to Sustaining Weight Loss

Weight loss is on almost everyone’s to-do list. The vast majority of us have a few extra pounds hanging around. While gaining pounds is fairly easy (and fun!), losing them is a tough feat. Even more difficult is the task of keeping them off. It takes long-term discipline and serious determination to get the job […]

Fasting for Health: Does It Work?

You’ve probably heard of fasting before. You may have even tried it yourself, or been forced to try it for medical or religious reasons. It’s tough, both mentally and physically, and yet it still hasn’t gone away as a possible health benefit. So, what’s the deal with fasting? Can it really boost your health? Is […]

Delicious and Healthy Salty Snacks

My spouse is a salt fanatic. Every meal, every snack, every time something goes toward the mouth, it must have salt on it. If this sounds familiar, then you probably know also that too much salt can be unhealthy. Salt has its place in the body, and you need a certain amount for good health. […]

3 Reasons to Skip the Jog and Go for a Swim

Aerobic exercise is important for so many reasons. It helps build better cardio, challenges the muscles, expands lung function, and just keeps you in better overall health. When most people think of aerobic exercise, they immediately think of running. Pounding the pavement seems to be synonymous with getting in great physical condition. While running is […]

How to Safely Get That Sun-Kissed Glow

It’s that time of year. Everyone is starting to think about the spring and summer … the warm sun, days spent on the beach, tank tops and short shorts, and most of all, a beautiful full body tan. Whether it’s healthy or not, most of us are guilty of wanting that sun-kissed glow. A tan […]

How to Pack on Pounds in a Healthy Way

The first time someone talked about gaining weight for their health, I was completely mystified. Gaining weight? Seriously? I had never heard of such a thing. The truth is that improving your health may mean losing weight, maintaining weight, or even packing on a few pounds. Not all bodies are created equal, and if you […]