What Is the Keto Diet?

Does the keto diet have lasting power, or is it just another fad? While it takes cues from popular diets like Atkins and other low-carb diets, it has a differentiating factor: Maintaining constant ketosis. What is ketosis? Ketosis is a normal metabolic process, which is something your body does to keep working. When it doesn’t … Continued

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help With Weight Loss?

Can drinking apple cider vinegar really help you lose weight? The short answer is—perhaps. This diet has been getting a lot of attention in the news lately thanks to celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Katy Perry. While there is evidence to suggest the active ingredient in apple cider vinegar—acetic acid—does aid in weight loss, there … Continued

Diseases Caused by Sugar: Sugar Side Effects

Is sugar really all that bad for you? Talk to any nutritionist, and they’ll remind you of the links to weight gain and tooth decay. Plus, sugars like sucrose and high fructose corn syrup in food and beverages contain a lot of “empty calories,” or calories with NO essential nutrients. From fatigue and headaches, to … Continued

The Negative Effects of Soda Consumption

To say that soda is popular in the United States is an understatement: It’s actually one of the most consumed beverages (second only to water). Americans guzzle upwards of 40 to 50 gallons of soda per person every year. That’s a lot of empty, sugary calories! It’s time to get the facts about the widespread, … Continued

Why Eating Processed Foods Is Bad for You

Want to look and feel great, have tons of energy and maintain a healthy weight? Limit the number of processed foods you consume. Many off-the-shelf processed foods are easy to prepare (if any preparation is needed at all), even easier to eat. Plus, they generally cost less. But the real price you pay is to … Continued