Weight Loss

A balanced diet combined with regular exercise is the best way to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Supplements are not meant to replace a healthy diet, and each person may have different needs and diet requirements. Some people may have difficulty maintaining a healthy weight due to certain medical conditions. Supplements cannot be substituted for a doctor’s advice. In addition to following a healthy diet, these supplements may also be helpful for weight loss: L-Carnitine: An amino acid naturally produced by the body that transports long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria, where they are converted into energy. L-Carnitine may also help you lose weight when taken as a supplement. Other Benefits: L-Carnitine may improve athletic performance, decrease blood cholesterol levels, and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Can’t Sleep? Have You Tried Working Out?
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Can’t Sleep? Have You Tried Working Out?

Nothing can be more frustrating than lying down for a good night’s sleep only to find yourself tossing and turning. You might also find you fall to sleep right away, but then wake in the middle of the night. However, poor sleep is not just frustrating. It can also interfere with your health. According to…

Top 7 Fermented Foods To Include In Your Diet
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Top 7 Fermented Foods To Include In Your Diet

What Are Fermented Foods & Why Should I Eat Them? Fermentation allows food items to sit for an extended time in conditions that will enable the sugars and carbs to be broken down by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms present in the food. The byproducts of this breakdown change the food into something altogether different….

12 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism
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12 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism is the process of your body converting food and drinks into energy. It’s always happening, even when you’re at rest; it doesn’t only happen while you’re digesting food or physically active. Your body constantly uses energy for breathing, circulation, organ function, regulating hormone levels, growing and repairing cells, and more.  Everybody has a different…

About Intermittent Fasting: Possible Benefits and How to Try It
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About Intermittent Fasting: Possible Benefits and How to Try It

Let’s talk about intermittent fasting since it’s been getting increasing attention lately from the medical community. It’s exactly what it sounds like: interspersing extended periods of not eating in between regular meals. You don’t (necessarily) change what you eat or how much you eat at a meal. You just change when you eat. This isn’t…

Understanding Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs
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Understanding Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs

So much nutrition information is confusing, even contradictory. It’s a complicated field, and scientists often learn new things that sometimes go against the day’s most widely accepted thinking. Then there are all those fad diets, advertising their special secrets and shortcuts and spreading misinformation.  Few aspects of nutrition are as full of confusion and seeming…