‘Tis the season to detox. Trouble is, that word is nonsense. (At least in the context of healthy eating). Unfortunately you cannot “undo” a month-long Christmas cookie binge with a few days of green juices. The body just doesn’t work that way. If our organs were swimming in toxins every time we ate a Cheez-It or overindulged
I haven’t always been thin. Like many girls, I struggled with weight and poor body image throughout high school and college, until one day in my mid-20’s I just got sick of it. Once I realized that obsessing about my weight and body was time-consuming, exhausting, and unproductive, I decided to stop. Worrying had never positively impacted my
I have a serious sweet tooth. On a good day, that means I have dessert after dinner. A bad day? I snack on little handfuls of candy between every meal. Recently, I’ve realized this habit needs to change. While there’s nothing wrong with indulging in sweets occasionally (since ice cream cones in the summer and warm cinnamon rolls
I love the fresh start of a new year. The chance to reflect on the past and make plans for the future is so freeing, and always gives me so much hope. But there’s one thing I dread about January: the dieting. Though I personally never “diet” (see my own tricks here), it kills me to
The idea that you can “detox” your body from the damage caused by overindulgence in food and drink is a false one. Just because a juice cleanse or extreme diet gives you diarrhea or makes you feel hungry all the time does not mean your body is “shedding” all the bad stuff you did to it.
There are a million food myths floating around the internet. Here are five of the ones I hear most frequently, busted! 1. Juice cleanses help rid your body of toxins. Why people believe this: Dieters may believe if they’re experiencing diarrhea or extreme hunger, their body must be shedding bad stuff. But the opposite is true. Cleanse
QUICK (BUT SAFE) WEIGHT LOSS 1 in 5 people are dissatisfied with the how many pounds they see on a scale. This means one fifth of the world’s population is looking to lose some extra weight.The main reason being that a person’s confidence is directly linked to their appearance, something my friend Tom knew all