In general when trying to change your weight the key is to adjust the calories, either through what you eat (calorie intake) or how much exercise you do (calorie burn). … read more
Articles Tagged: healthy eating
If your health care provider (HCP) told you that you have overweight or obesity you may be experiencing a variety of emotions. It is important to keep in mind that … read more
While there are plenty of products out there that are marketed as “metabolism boosters” there is no safe, magic, quick way to increase your metabolism. However, there are certain healthy habits that … read more
Something like “Garcinia Cambogia” is not safe for weight loss because it is a supplement, not a medication. This means that it comes from a food or plant and has … read more
Cooking at home is often healthier and less expensive than eating out, however sometimes recipes contain terms that can be confusing. This guide lists the most common cooking terms along … read more
Chest pain is a common sign of heart trouble in older adults, although thankfully problems like heart attacks are very rare in adolescents and young adults. Chest pain that moves … read more
Good question! Avoiding carbs (officially called “carbohydrates”) all together isn’t a great idea. Carbs provide our body with energy and they are the only fuel used by the brain. However, … read more
Determining a healthy weight can vary greatly from person to person. The body mass index (BMI) is a tool that is helpful to better understand what might be a healthy … read more
Good nutrition will help you have energy all day long and will give your body the major nutrients, vitamins, and minerals it needs. It will also help you stay strong for sports or other activities. Take our quiz to see if you have good nutrition habits!
It is important to get enough calcium because calcium is a mineral that keeps your bones strong. Your muscles and nerves also need calcium to work. Take our quiz to see if you are getting enough calcium!