I enjoy taking gummies as a supplement for many reasons, here's why: They are easy to take: Gummies are a convenient and easy way to take your supplements. Unlike traditional pills and capsules, which can be difficult to swallow, gummies are soft and chewy, making them much more pleasant to take. Plus, they come in... Continue Reading →
When should you stop eating before bedtime?
I have been trying different end times for eating before bed and each stopping point has resulted in a different outcome. While some people believe that it's best to avoid eating anything right before bed, others argue that it's perfectly okay to have a small snack before hitting the hay. So, should you eat before... Continue Reading →
What’s up with Melatonin?
Having a hard time sleeping? Did you count sheep to sleep? Did you turn to a supplement? If you did use a supplement, you likely chose melatonin but why? Melatonin is a hormone produced naturally by the pineal gland in the brain. It helps regulate the body's sleep-wake cycle, commonly referred to as the circadian... Continue Reading →
How do I lose those last 10 pounds?
I'm struggling! I'm working out 4-5x/week, eating in a calorie deficit, tracking my food on My Fitness Pal and yet the weight doesn't drop. What should I look at? You're not accurately tracking your calories. Common advice would be to track your calories but I do that so this likely isn't the issue for me.... Continue Reading →
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Probiotics for a stomach ache?
As I continue to recover from whatever it is that's causing my stomach to ache, using my scientific knowledge, I decided to revisit the benefit of probiotics for my gut health. Should I take a supplement for it? Will it help? If you're like me, when your stomach is upset, it can be hard to... Continue Reading →
Snow shoveling as an exercise
We are getting our first winter snowstorm and basically what that means to many of us is that it's time to shovel or plow the snow. Snow shoveling is a tedious chore but I remind myself that it's actually good exercise, which helps me get through it. Here are some reasons why it is so... Continue Reading →
The smelly garlic
My last post was about stinky onions that provide so many health benefits that we take for granted so it only makes sense we move on to talk about the smelly garlic and its benefits. I mean garlic in cooking adds flavor but if you eat too much can your pores seep the smell? Yup,... Continue Reading →
Good vs Bad Cholesterol
We all hear about LDLs and HDLs when you go to the doctor's office for cholesterol check-up but what do they really mean? For someone trying to maintain a normal range for these, see my earlier post on apple cider vinegar, I honestly feel you can monitor your health a little better if you know... Continue Reading →
Pizza and healthy?
Does Friday roll around and it is pizza time? Or do you eat leftover pizza for breakfast? Why do we love pizza so much? Pizza has always been a staple food for many people, but the question of whether it's healthy or not still persists. On the one hand, pizza can be high in calories,... Continue Reading →