Men today have lower testosterone levels than their fathers and grandfathers did at the same age. This is a scary thought, considering that higher testosterone levels are necessary for optimizing athletic performance, maximizing results from hard work in the gym, and maintaining long-term health. Mountains of research link environmental pollutants, sleep deprivation, nutrient deficiency, insulin…
Moms, do you struggle with meal prep? Let us help. We asked a group of mothers with busy schedules to tell us how our range of nutritious, high-quality, ready-to-eat meals save them hours of precious time during the week and make them feel good about what their families are eating.
Just like resistance to insulin negatively impacts your body, it’s also detrimental to your brain. Insulin resistance in the brain can lead to memory loss, cognitive decline, and Alzheimer’s disease. Because of the similarities, there’s a growing contingent among researchers to classify Alzheimer’s disease as “Type 3 diabetes.”
Eliminating harmful ultraprocessed foods from your child’s diet and replacing them with healthier, minimally processed, or unprocessed foods will not only help him live healthier in the short term but will also empower him to make better choices for the rest of his life.
As the popularity of meal delivery services increases, so do misconceptions. Many people think ready-made meals must be full of unhealthy preservatives, are no better than standard TV dinners, or have diminished nutrition thanks to microwaving. Let us ease your mind with the truth.
Shift workers are especially vulnerable to the health-draining effects of a disrupted circadian rhythm. Irregular sleep patterns can lead to slower metabolism, decreased cardiovascular function, and chronic disease — so what do you do when your work hours conflict with your internal clock?
Dieting is mentally and physically exhausting. That’s why you should never do it again. It’s true what they say — dieting generally doesn’t work. Most diets aren’t sustainable, restrict you from enjoying your favorite meals, and can lead to an unhealthy relationship with food and body image. This blog reveals six changes you can make to get off the dieting rollercoaster once and for all. By adopting these simple lifestyle tweaks, it’s possible to lose weight and keep it off while fostering a healthy relationship with food.
Food fuels your body, and much like an automobile, your body runs more efficiently on higher-quality fuel. As the engine that powers it, that’s especially true for your brain, which requires plenty of minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants to nourish and protect it. Along with the nutritional quality of your diet, your gut health and immune system are also key factors in your brain and cognitive health.
There’s a right way and a wrong way to cheat on your diet. It’s true that cheat meals can help you stay on top of your goals, but it’s easy to go overboard and undo the progress you’ve made. Learn about the Dos and Don’ts of indulging to avoid mistakes that will cost you.
One of the ways you can eat smarter is by substituting not-so-healthy foods with similar foods that are better for you. With a few strategic ingredient swaps, you can still enjoy your favorite recipes without sacrificing the flavors you love.