Sleep and Your Weight: What’s the Connection?

If you’re feeling tired all the time and also like you’re gaining weight, it may not be your imagination. Sleep deprivation can cause people to develop metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that may include insulin resistance (when the body doesn’t properly use...

Brown Bag It: Packing a Healthy Lunch

To commemorate the start of the school year, we thought we’d discuss the most important aspect- lunch. When it comes to lunch, brown bagging brings major benefits. The extra five to 10 minutes it takes to throw together a lunch is like scoring a major bargain at...

Water for Weight Loss

You can feel the heat. In many areas temperatures are surpassing the 90s, making it all the more important to always have your water bottle in tow. You need H2O to function—after all, it makes up 40 to 70 percent of our bodies. But water can help with weight loss...

Tips to Boost Your Metabolism

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve probably heard a lot about metabolism: How people blessed with fast metabolisms can shed pounds at the drop of the hat, while those with slower metabolisms have more trouble staying at a healthy weight. While there is some truth...