Keeping a Food Journal

Keeping a Food Journal

Writing down what you eat helps you take a critical look at your food habits and make healthy changes. Here are some tips. From Real Simple Record everything you eat and drink immediately. Note what you're doing while you're eating―driving, watching TV, etc. Describe how you felt while you ate: angry, sad, happy, nervous, starving, […]

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Eating Healthy While Eating Out

Eating Healthy While Eating Out

Quick Tips 1. Ask for it your way. Dining out is no time to be a meek consumer, notes Michael F. Jacobson, Ph.D., executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) and coauthor of the book Restaurant Confidential. “You need to be an assertive consumer by asking for changes on the […]

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Science continues to show high-intensity training improves not only your body but your mind

high-intensity training

In a study published last year in the journal Neuroscience Letters  a group of researchers from the University of Texas investigated the effects of high-intensity exercise on a protein called BDNF, short for brain-derived neurotrophic factor. BDNF is involved in brain-cell survival and repair, mood regulation, and cognitive functions such as learning and memory; low levels of BDNF […]

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Best fitness tracker 2017

Best fitness tracker 2017

A fitness tracker is the perfect way to monitor your activity and healthy effortlessly and with unmatched accuracy. Think of it as an electronic finger on the pulse, constantly measuring your vitals, quality of sleep and step count. Today's fitness band market is stuffed with fantastic devices, most of which can do a pretty good […]

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