A balanced night routine can be a game-changer for weight loss since it creates a smoother, stress-free morning. When stress is chronic and prolonged (like something we deal with every day), it can directly impact our health. For example, our immune response is hampered and we may crave more comfort foods, which could lead to weight gain. Digestion, mood and cardiovascular measures are also negatively affected.

New Study Says Breakfast May Not Matter Written by John A. Anderson | Healthy-Mag.com For years and years, mothers and nutritionists everywhere have told us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Their explanations have been many and more—“It will boost your metabolism!” or “You won’t eat […]

46 Ways to Get Moving Written by Caitlin Schille If exercise feels like a chore, switch it up! Physical activity is so much more than going to the gym and putting in a half hour on the treadmill. Any movement is good movement! Read through our list of fun and […]

Brand new study says that diet soda may help with weight loss  Written By Karli Moats | Healthy-Mag.com  When most people want to shed some pounds they also frequently commit to shedding their diet soda addiction. These artificially sweetened drinks have often been said to increase the desire for sweets […]

A Cochrane review of 43 studies dealing with exercise for weight loss found that “compared with no treatment, exercise resulted in small weight losses across studies.” Uh… what? Let’s digest this for a moment. These researchers are saying that they reviewed dozens of studies and found that exercise really doesn’t […]

From Robyn Openshaw, GreenSmoothieGirl.com Robyn’s Famous Hot Pink Smoothie Serves 4 1 1/2 cups coconut water (optional: “ferment” it overnight on the counter with water kefir grains, strain it, and put new coconut water in for tomorrow) 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup raw cashews (not roasted) 2–4 large dates, pitted […]

Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com Weight loss pills—we dismiss them out of hand, largely because we think they’re too good to be true. If there were some magic pill that could help us lose weight, obesity wouldn’t be a worldwide epidemic projected to be the number one cause of […]