How to Reduce Your Sodium Intake

Americans are consuming too much sodium. Recently, the FDA released a voluntary request to companies to reduce the amount of added sodium in food. The average person is supposed to consume about 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day, but Americans are at a staggering 3,400 milligrams on average. Unsurprisingly, most of that sodium comes fromContinue reading “How to Reduce Your Sodium Intake”

Three Best Juices for Cleansing

Sometimes a juice cleanse is exactly what your system needs. The world has been in lockdown for months, and by now I am assuming most moms are just popping instant meals into the microwave every night and retiring to the bottom of a glass of red wine. Chances are, we haven’t been eating or exercisingContinue reading “Three Best Juices for Cleansing”

Are Figs the Next Great Superfood?

Greek figs have many surprising health benefits. Of all the Mediterranean foods available at the grocery store, I feel like figs are the most under-rated. I am always looking for new ways to add healthy nutrients into my family’s diet, and lately I’ve discovered just how good for you, figs really are. In ancient Greece,Continue reading “Are Figs the Next Great Superfood?”

Avoiding Seasonal Affective Disorder

This winter, follow these tips to avoid SAD. Seasonal Affective Disorder is no joke, especially to those of us who live in the North. Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD), is also known as winter depression. It is characterized by a lack of energy, depression, lost of interest, sleeping issues, and changes in appetite or weightContinue reading “Avoiding Seasonal Affective Disorder”

Top Wellness Tips of 2018

2018 was a great year for fitness. With every year that passes it seems like more and more people are taking their health and wellness seriously. Maybe it’s because social media has created a new outlet for us to compare ourselves to each other, or maybe technology has opened our eyes to how many optionsContinue reading “Top Wellness Tips of 2018”

Study Finds That One-Third of American Pets are Obese

New research shows that pets in America are getting fatter every year. As we all know, the United States is one of the most obese countries in the world. If you are looking for a reason for that, you could blame lax guidelines by the FDA, all the fast food we consume, or the factContinue reading “Study Finds That One-Third of American Pets are Obese”

Five Weight-loss Tips to Lose Weight Forever

The hardest part of losing weight is figuring out how to keep it off. In the United States alone, 74% of adults are overweight or obese. This is due in large part to the type of food we eat, but it also has to do with how difficult it is to lose weight, and thenContinue reading “Five Weight-loss Tips to Lose Weight Forever”