Metabolism

29 MARCH 2017

A Naturopath’s Guide To Avoiding Constipation

You feel bloated, congested, and maybe a little gassier than usual. You’ve spent the majority of the day trying to get some form of bowel movement happening so that you can have substantial relief, yet every trick under your belt fails dismally. You’re desperate and do not want another day of feeling toxic. Sound familiar? […]

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17 MARCH 2017

How Much Fiber Should You Eat Every Day?

High dietary fiber intake may help prevent strokes. The belief that dietary fiber intake is protectively associated with certain diseases was postulated 40 years ago and then enormously fueled and kept alive by a great body of science since. Today it is generally believed that eating lots of fiber-rich foods helps prevent obesity, diabetes, and […]

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27 JANUARY 2016

Benefits Of Probiotics: Why Eating Yogurt Can Help You lose Weight

Probiotics have also been associated with reducing stress-induced gut flare-ups in a study published in Gastroenterology, and they are also being explored as a pathway for psychological well-being.

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30 DECEMBER 2015

How Trusting Your Gut Can Increase Wellbeing

You’ve probably heard the expression gut feeling or gut reaction. Well, it turns out our bellies are more than simply places to digest the food we eat.

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9 NOVEMBER 2015

Do Serving Sizes Impact How Much You Eat?

Among the proposed changes to the FDA Nutrition Facts label is the issue of recalculating serving sizes to reflect real-life consumption.

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23 SEPTEMBER 2015

Why Do We Overeat, and How Can We Stop?

In a nutshell, research shows that calories gleaned from bread, refined sugars, and processed foods promote overeating, whereas calories from whole vegetables, protein, and fiber decrease hunger.

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21 JULY 2015

Why It’s Important To Keep Your Gut Healthy

Think of the digestive system as the pistons of an engine – to get the most amount of energy, and to ward off future illnesses, it’s important to keep it running right.

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22 MAY 2015

Exercise Can Turn Bad Fat Into Good Fat

Researchers have found that exercise helps “bad” fat transform into a form of “good” fat that is more metabolically active.

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9 APRIL 2015

How to Maximize Fat Burning During Cardio Workouts

Exercise comes in a variety of shapes and forms. Different exercises are designed to achieve different results. From stretching to strengthening to fat burning, there are dozens of different exercise options. When it comes to fat burning, cardiovascular workouts are the way to go. Cardio exercises get the heart rate going and can burn fat at different intervals, depending on the intensity of the workout. Low intensity cardio is better for building stamina, while short bursts of high intensity exercise are best for burning calories and maximizing fat loss.

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8 APRIL 2015

The Metabolism Myth in Dieting

It is true that our metabolism – the rate at which we process the food we eat – varies from person to person. What is not clear is why two people can appear to eat virtually the same amount of food, which causes one to be thin and the other to pile on the pounds. In this article we uncover some home truths…

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