Holiday stress already upon you?
Wondering how you’re going to juggle all those balls, cook all that food and buy all those gifts? Shopped ‘til you dropped? Can’t stand the heat in your own kitchen? Can’t remember the last time you sat down, never mind relaxed?
We’re here for you. Take 5 and read our guide to crushing your Holiday Stress before it crushes YOU.
1. Delegate & Accept Imperfection
Forget about whether someone is going to do things the right way; the way you’d do it, or ever vaguely competently – just hand over whatever jobs or chores you can. No one has ever died from a badly arranged bunch of flowers, or slightly crumpled laundry. …
Stuck in a haircare rut? Are your usual shampoo and conditioner not delivering the results they used to? We’ve got 7 ways to take better care of your hair that will leave your crowning glory shiny and loved again!
1. Regular trims are needed to keep your hair looking good. Don’t see it as a luxury, but as part of your self-care that keeps you feeling positive about yourself. It’s not shallow to want to feel pulled-together and look good: it plays an important part in building and protecting good self-esteem.
2. If you need a ton of products to make your hair look the way you want it to, consider whether your cut and length are working …
Want to lose weight in a healthful way without really trying? You need whey protein!
Why Whey Protein is Making Waves
Okay, it isn’t quite that simple, but the weight-loss potential of whey protein has been making waves in the health and fitness world for a while now.
If you’re hoping to drop a few pounds, then you need to know why everyone’s racing to find out how to use whey protein for weight loss!
What is Whey Protein?
First, what is whey protein? Basically, it’s a by-product of the cheese-making industry. To make cheese, cow’s milk is heated and split into curds and whey, using enzymes. The whey is then processed again to remove fats, carbohydrates and some, …
Myths are a double-edged thing – they can be interesting to learn about, but they’re even more fun to debunk!
These 5 myths that you’ve probably seen on TV are a great example of stuff we like to believe, but let’s face it: facts are more empowering than myths!
Tired? Don’t Worry, You Can Catch Up at the Weekend!
A weekend lie-in is okay as an occasional thing, but a healthy sleep cycle shouldn’t be put on the back burner during the week. A study led by David Dinges of the Sleep and Chronobiology Unit at the University of Pennsylvania found that restricting sleep for five days, followed by ‘catching up’ at the weekend impacted reaction times, concentration …
Dr. Lori Shemek is back again to share information about Sugar Freedom. Dr. Lori is the best-selling author of books such as The Ketogenic Key, Fire Up Your Fat Burn and Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting. Dr. Lori is a certified nutritional consultant and weight loss expert who spreads awareness of the negative effects of inflammation.
Do you feel chained to sugar and its ill effects? If you eat sugar every day or excessively and want to reduce its intake for better health, a less acidic, more alkaline body, you are ready to win the battle against the sweet stuff! Cutting down on sugar can stop bloating and fatigue, along with shifting your body into a …
Your workspace can make you feel stronger, calmer and more in control. Update your workspace and feel better right away.
How do you make your workspace work for you? Follow our tips on workspace wellbeing and start working smarter!
1. Green Working: COVID made homeworking commonplace. Millions of people now work from home as a permanent fixture, while others have returned to the office. Wherever you work, make it as leafy as possible! The benefits of having plants in your workspace are so profound, that if you do NOTHING else, introduce a plant or two near your desk. Update your workspace and feel better – here’s why green is good:
- Plants mop up toxins in the air
Dr. Lori Shemek is back again to share information about Creating an Alkaline Body. Dr. Lori is the best-selling author of books such as The Ketogenic Key, Fire Up Your Fat Burn and Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting. Dr. Lori is a certified nutritional consultant and weight loss expert who spreads awareness of the negative effects of inflammation.
Normal human metabolism produces more acid waste products than alkalizing substances, so the body must continually adjust pH to compensate for this. Additionally, the typical Western Diet, often referred to as the “SAD” diet or the Standard American Diet, which is often comprised of refined, inflammatory foods, can create an acidic body. This has many health implications in the …
What happens to your body when you fast? Like, exactly? What’s going on that makes you feel the way you do, and what else is going on that you can’t feel?
We’re spilling the beans: this is EXACTLY what happens to your body when you fast! (Clue: it’s all pretty cool stuff)!
1. You Curb Your Calories
Okay, it’s an obvious one, but important. When you fast, you take in fewer (far fewer, usually) calories. During intermittent fasting, resist the temptation to overindulge during your eating window. Likewise, don’t eat too little. The perfect balance is an easy concept: eat regular amounts of food, at regular times.
2. Make Your Metabolism Work Harder!
It’s fascinating …
Do you need to pay more attention to your gut health? Most of us do, but where to start? First, a quick reminder about exactly what’s going on in your gut!
What’s So Good About Your Gut? (Clue: Everything)
It’s not so long ago that even the medical community tended to think of the gut – your Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract – as being a relatively uncomplicated tube through which food passed.
In fact, the gut is mind-bogglingly complex. It contains all the organs that are part of your digestive system. Gut health’s importance to our general health and well-being cannot be overstated. In this blog, we’re taking a closer look at good gut health, and why we all …
Dr. Lori Shemek is back again to share information regarding Healthy Fat. Dr. Lori is the best-selling author of books such as The Ketogenic Key, Fire Up Your Fat Burn and Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting. Dr. Lori is a certified nutritional consultant and weight loss expert who spreads awareness of the negative effects of inflammation.
Many people fear fat thanks to the ‘low-fat’ era of the 80s. Because of this erroneous nutritional dogma, many products and individuals’ diets had close to zero dietary fat. This is catastrophic and has led in part to what we are now seeing regarding the obesity epidemic and other metabolic health conditions.
Between the late ’70s and late ’80s, …