Category Archives: Energy

Can Drinking Coffee Help You Live Longer? 

That morning cup of coffee may do more than just perk you up.  According to new research, it may actually extend your life. A new study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests that drinking 2 to 3 cups of coffee daily can significantly reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and increase […]

Midlife and beyond. The health issues facing women.

Whether it’s unwanted weight gain, the loss of lean muscle, bone health concerns, or other issues, there are many challenges facing women during the years leading up to menopause and beyond. Weight Gain Hormonal changes increase the rate at which women store fat and diminish their ability to burn fat. It also causes changes in […]

Listen To Your Body: 10 Signs You May Be Nutrient Deficient

Many of us strive to eat healthy every day but it can be hard to know how well we are really doing.  How do you know if you’re eating enough of certain nutrients?  Although we may associate nutrient deficiencies with developing nations, the typical American diet can also leave some big nutritional gaps. The truth […]

Get More Energy the Natural Way

When your body is low on energy, it relies on everything from blood sugar to adrenaline. If you’re feeling extremely fatigued and in need of a recharge, here are some ways you can give yourself an energy boost – the natural way. There are several different body mechanisms that control your energy levels throughout the […]

Why Your Workout Isn’t Working Out

Have you ever worked out for a significant period of time and noticed ZERO changes to your body?  If you have, it can be one of the most discouraging realizations.  After all, getting yourself off the couch and to the gym is a feat of strength on it’s own, never mind if all that hard […]

Plan a Healthy Winter Getaway

Mid-January usually marks the beginning of the mass exodus from the cold and wintery North down to the South. This time of year, nothing sounds better than a warm beach, a cold beverage and endless amounts of buffet food.  Wait, not so fast! Vacations don’t have to involve binging on unhealthy food and over-indulging on […]

A Fit Heart is a Fit Start

Exercise is probably one of the top things on your New Year’s resolutions list. You’ve heard it before … vigorous aerobic exercise three to five times a week for at least 30 minutes is key to a healthy heart and body. Aerobic exercise burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, strengthens the heart and is a […]

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

With family gatherings, and lots of indulgent food surrounding us, it’s very easy to unintentionally pack on a few extra pounds during the holiday season. Since the year is coming to an end, many people are starting to think about goals that they look forward to accomplishing next year. We’re here to help you with […]

Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging Tips

September is Healthy Aging Month.  Getting older is a natural part of life, but it doesn’t mean we have to succumb to poor health.  As we age, lean body mass and metabolic rate decrease, which in turn, can affect our ability to effectively absorb certain minerals and vitamins.   Although older adults need less calories overall, they […]

5 Foods for Your Best Beach Body

In order to achieve a beach body that you’re comfortable with, a healthy diet, along with regular exercise is key. However, it can be difficult to keep yourself in check, as there are so many tempting summer treats.  To combat those cravings, here are some of our favorite healthy (and delicious!) foods to help you […]