Weekly Wellness News

1.A tip to make sure you don’t gain weight while exercising It’s almost the end of another (rather interesting) year, and many are already making plans to lose weight as part of their New Year’s resolutions. But here’s something to keep in mind: When it comes to implementing new routines, it’s not ...Read More

Could Your Workouts Protect You From Holiday Overindulgence?

The holiday season is a stressful time for lots of reasons. For the fitness enthusiasts out there, however, the overindulgence in sweet baked foods can be a major source of concern. After all, you’ve worked hard throughout the year and the social pressure to load up on…less-than-healthy foods can be pretty strong. ...Read More

The Quick Stats on Fast Food Nation

In his seminal work critiquing the fast food industry, Eric Schlosser presents an eye-opening account of the effects companies like McDonald’s have had on the American population that extend far beyond its waistline. Not only does he examine the monopolization of the beef and corn industry by corporate giants, but he also ...Read More

Could Your Shoes Be Slowing You Down?

The idea that your choice of footwear can have a major impact on your running performance isn’t a new one. It’s also not a very surprising concept. Not only is it completely logical to assume that heavier shoes can make your runs more challenging, this fact has been well established in laboratory ...Read More

Benefits of DMAE

DMAE, also known as Dimethylaminoethanol, is a substance that is found in very small amounts in the brain. Deanol is a precursor to choline (a vitamin that is essential to brain and nervous system function) and potentially for acetylcholine (the most abundant neurotransmitter in the body that stimulates contractions). It is also ...Read More

Weekly Wellness News

1. It turns out you don’t have to feel bad about not maintaining eye contact Have you ever experienced that moment when you are having a conversation with someone and making eye contact for too long just feels too awkward, so you look away? You may not have to feel uncomfortable about ...Read More

Savory Couscous Salad

If you’re wondering how to use couscous in your kitchen, you’re in for a treat with this healthy and refreshing salad. Serve it as a side dish to a heavy meal, or enjoy it as a lunch entree with a fizzy lemonade. Couscous is a staple of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine that’s ...Read More

Benefits of Sage

Sage, or Salvia officinalis, is a sweet and savory herb native to the Mediterranean region and is commonly known for its culinary and medicinal properties. Its name comes from the Latin word “salvere,” which means “to be saved.” Throughout history, the Greeks and Romans greatly valued its healing properties, and the Arabs ...Read More

Vegan Pumpkin Butter

I have quite an obsession with apple butter. I love to eat it on toast, biscuits, waffles, and even with my Thanksgiving stuffing. This year, I discovered there’s such thing as pumpkin butter. I knew right away this was a must for this year’s celebrations. You only need a few ingredients to ...Read More

How to Lose in an Office Setting

And no, we don’t mean a professional kind of loss–giving up a project due to an oversight or not striving to get ahead in your career. What we are talking about is weight (and not even the metaphorical kind off your shoulders). The older we get, the more many of us discover ...Read More