Category Archives: Health

10 Foods that Help Your Body Burn Fat

coconut1We know, it sounds like it’s too good to be true. But there actually are some things you can eat that spike the metabolism, trigger hormones that release fat, and eliminate toxins that make it hard for your body to shed unwanted pounds. Just be cautioned: For these foods to work their miracles, they must be consumed as part of a clean diet. That’s right, don’t expect to make up for a junk-filled day by noshing on a few fat-burning kale chips. Read full article.

The Best Preventative Medicine

470_2674248It always comes down to food, doesn’t it? And why is that? Why, when we read about the best ways to stay healthy, does it always seem to circle back to what we take from the plate to our mouths? I believe it boils down to this: Food is medicine . Want to lower your risk of heart disease? Then think about what you’re going to have for dinner tonight. Same for diabetes, cancer, depression, acne, PMS and just about any other condition you and I can think of.  Read full article

Help Your Body Fight Back

Berryhill-Eye-Care-Milton-Florida-ToxinsDid you know toxins called “obesogens” can disrupt your metabolism? From nicotine to BPA to antibiotics in meat, obesogens increase the number of fat cells you have, decrease the calories you burn, and change the way your body manages hunger, say Roni DeLuz, RN, NJ, PhD and James Hester in 1 Pound a Day: The Martha’s Vineyard Diet Detox and Plan for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating. Here’s how to avoid them… Read full article