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Nearly Half of American Adults Are Pre-Diabetic or Diabetic

Nearly Half of American Adults Are Pre-Diabetic or Diabetic


Up to 14 percent of the American population had type 2 diabetes, and as much as 38 percent were pre-diabetic. This suggests about HALF of all American adults are either pre-diabetic or diabetic.1,2

At least 20 percent of t...

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High Protein Lunch

Everytime I have tried to lose weight I thought the answer was salads for lunch and protein for dinner. For years I have been so mad at myself for not packing a healthy salad for lunch every day and then coming home to make myself a baked chicken breast with broccoli (or similar!).This time around t...

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Don't Worry, Be Happy!


The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.
~ Brian...

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What Happens to Your Body When You Sit All Day?

What Happens to Your Body When You Sit All Day?

Evidence shows that prolonged sitting is devastating your health. It actively promotes dozens of chronic diseases, which includes becoming overweight and type 2 diabetes, even if you're very fit.

Studies looking at life in agriculture env...

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Low Carb Eating

I had great trouble maintaining stable blood glucose for years and was eventually put on injected insulin a few years ago. As soon as I injected insulin my weight went up, something that is pretty normal, apparently. It's extremely difficult to keep excess weight off when on insulin. Insulin is the ...

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10 Positive Emotions That Should Be Part of Your Daily Life (essay by Tamara Lechner)

10 Positive Emotions That Should Be Part of Your Daily Life (essay by Tamara Lechner)

Despite feeling very personal, emotions are not a private experience. Emotions impact relationships, career advancement, parenting, and sense of self-worth. How successfully you handle daily challenges is ...

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Body Composition Index better than BMI

BMI measurements are NOT the best way to determine our health. BMI is simply a ratio of scale weight to our height, so a body builder can have the same BMI as a couch potato of the same height and weight. Body Compositions Index tells us how much our fat weighs, our bone weighs, and how much musc...

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What we put in

At times we just eat because we see the food in front of us , and we think we need to eat to live.
I want to live a full and long life so i am trying to take control and look at what i eat to live.I am eating more vegetables and fruit, raw in smoothies with out adding milk or yogurt.Taking more t...

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First and Foremost, Love Yourself!

I am finding great strength in the Body Positivity movement. I am not waiting for a number on my dress or the scale to live my life. I deserve to live my life and love my body right now, lumps and bumps and jiggle. My body deserves to move, to have good fuel and a happy mind. As long as I feel good ...

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What's New and Beneficial About Pears

What's New and Beneficial About Pears

For nutritional reasons, we're often advised to consume the skins of fruits. However, it's less often that research provides strong evidence in support of this advice. Recent studies have shown that the skin of pears contains at least three to four ti...

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