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Change the “Why” of Exercise

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Fast Food Isn’t Getting Healthier

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Universal Dieting Tips Are a Nutritional Dinosaur, New Research Says

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Enjoying Food

Written Angela Silva | Healthy-Mag.com There is an abundance of delicious food all around us. We all have our go-to favorites when it comes to comfort food. But at what point does consuming our favorite foods turn into a coping mechanism for our stress or emotions? Unfortunately, many people have become desensitized from their natural …

Everyone knows it’s important to eat the right foods to live a long and healthy life, but many of us fall short of that ideal. We eat on the run, pulling into a drive-through and scarfing down a hamburger on the way to the next appointment. We grab a candy bar at the grocery checkout …

Juicing Trends

Juicing benefits for the long-term health-nut Written by Heather Hooke Juicing has this stigma that only the health guru who has way too much time on their hands actually does it. But the truth is, with the growing number of word-of-mouth testimonies combined with celebrity endorsements, a lot more people are following this health routine. …

Written by Taylor Empey – Certified Fitness Trainer & Nutrition Specialist, Salt Lake City In my experience as a seasoned fitness coach, I have helped thousands of people when it comes to accomplishing fitness goals. Whether it be fat loss, muscle building, performance, body image issues, dealing with eating disorders, or battling medical conditions, I’ve …

apple cider vinegar

Exploring the true and false of apple cider vinegar. Written by Caitlin Schille Apple cider vinegar has been used as a home remedy for many years, but lately it has been gaining traction as the latest fad in a long line of health trends. With rapidly changing information and differences in “expert” opinion, it can …

The coconut oil industry likes to promote coconut oil as “good” saturated fat, but is coconut oil really as healthy as they suggest? Let’s take a closer look and see just how “good” it is. Coconut oil is extracted from the meat of the coconut and contains mostly saturated fat (around 92%). Ounce for ounce, …

Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH Are you familiar with the relatively new term of “fat-shaming?” Fat-shaming is when people try to make others who fall into the categories of overweight and obese feel badly about themselves and about their bodies. Those staunchly against fat-shaming promote overall body positivity— the idea that all people should feel …

Fat shaming is cruel, destructive and ineffective. But the other end of the spectrum can be equally damaging. There is a movement in our society to “accept people for who they are,” regardless of body type and body weight. While this hides behind an excellent virtue of charity, fat acceptance is not a healthy attitude. …

BY WILLIAM B. MILLER, JR., M.D. Millions of Americans are serious about fitness since we have long been told of its benefits. It is well established that consistent exercise promotes long-term health by lowering blood pressure, improving glucose tolerance, and assisting in weight management. Most people who exercise report an additional positive; physical activity improves …

Pre-workout foods that will dampen your intensity and affect your results By Greg Marshall, The GYM at City Creek 1. Fast Food Fast foods are not a good pre-workout meal because they have a lot of empty calories and fat content. These meals also have a lot of sugar-based carbohydrates, which spikes your insulin and …