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Health Tips

When you are craving a snack to help get you through the day, there is no shortage of different delicious and satisfying treats out there. Most of us, looking to watch our waistline will try to make sure that we reach for a snack that...

You get your car’s oil changed regularly…but when was the last time you had your health checked? For a lot of men, going to the doctor’s office seems like the march of defeat. They finally give in once they have been advised (or some would say...

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US; more skin cancers are diagnosed than all other cancers combined. Skin cancer is when skin cells begin to grow abnormally. Though it affects people of all races and color, lighter skinned individuals have a...

Technology is everywhere today, from tablets to smartphones, TV screens, laptops, and video games—it can be nearly impossible to escape screen time. In fact, most of us spend hours per day on screens—whether it is sitting in front of a computer for work or being...

According to the Washington Post, the average person sits for about 10 hours each day. Some articles you’ll find online say that one hour of exercise every day can offset all of this sitting, but unfortunately, the truth is that our bodies don’t work that way....

Most people know that a balanced diet and plenty of exercise is part of a healthy life. However, if you have never been particularly active and have never made exercise part of your day, then it may seem rather daunting to start introducing exercise into...

Are you burning calories watching TV? The answer is yes. Determining how many calories are burned requires a discussion about your resting metabolic rate or basal metabolic rate. These two terms are used interchangeably, but for the purposes of this discussion, we will stick with resting metabolic rate (RMR). RMR...

Most people have heard the old adage that you need eight hours of sleep per night. And while getting plenty of sleep can sure help you feel rested and rejuvenated the next day—new research has discovered that getting plenty of sleep isn’t just good for...

Sugar (which we like to call “carbohydrates” in the nutrition world) can be the root of all evil if its intake remains unchecked. Carbohydrates are what most of us crave because they give us immediate energy. No one craves celery over chocolate, but an hour...

While there are so many different types of diet philosophies, eating plans and nutritional methodologies out there, one of the most talked about eating programs in recent years is known as intermitted fasting. There is no denying that there has been a lot of hype...