Low-Carb and High-Fat Diets Outperform Low-Fat Diets for Long-term Weight Loss According to Recent Lancet Review

More than two out of every three American adults are still overweight or obese.

Many have tried various diets with high-effort and high-motivation for improved health, yet have continuously failed to reach their weight loss goals.

Over the last 30-40 years, nutritionists and government officials have led us to believe that a healthy diet was somehow equated with a “Low-Fat Diet” – especially if you were looking to lose weight.

High-fat foods were considered “fattening”. Healthy diets were equated with a vegetable-based diet low in fat. You were supposed to drink Skim, 1% and 2% milk. Choosing a “low-fat” salad dressing made you happy. Nutritional bars and shakes promised to meet your low-fat needs and support healthy weight.

I personally saw my maternal grandparents switch from a diet high in vegetables grown in their own […]

Reviewing the Natural Anti Inflammatory Benefits of the Pineapple Extract Bromelain

Bromelain is an highly-researched anti-inflammatory enzyme that is sourced from pineapple stems and taken as a nutritional supplement.

It is a type of a proteolytic enzyme that is often combined in supplement formulas for use as a digestive and anti-inflammatory aid.

Bromelain may decrease inflammation by directly preventing certain immune cells from migrating to the injured area. It may also help block general activation of inflammatory responses via interactions with proteins located on the surface of your cells  (1; 2).

More are turning to bromelain supplementation as it may be a safe and effective substitute to NSAIDS for osteoarthritic pain […]

3 Powerful Health Habits to Make Happiness Last

health habitsThe pursuit of happiness – why does it always have to be such a pursuit?

One moment of happiness that many of us can relate to is that moment when you buy your first home, or your first car.

You’re excited for all of the new potential these objects will bring you.

For the first couple of weeks and months, it works – you are as happy as you imagined.

But then something peculiar happens – the happiness fades.

Researchers call this “hedonic adaptation” or the “hedonic treadmill”.