Tag Archives: metabolism

When the Clock Counts Calories Too

“A calorie is a calorie is a calorie – it doesn’t matter what time the clock says – your body doesn’t know the difference,” says the elusive “they.” Who are “they” anyways and, what’s the truth – really? For anyone who is struggling with weight management, you may want to examine your eating schedule – […]

The Good Fat

You read it on the pages of every new diet book that hits shelves in January and hear it preached by dozens of nutrition, fitness and medical experts, “Your body needs fat, but you need to choose the good fats.” Ok, so what are the good fats? There are so many different types of fats: […]

7 Top Tips to get Bikini Ready

As April showers have rolled away and May flowers begin to bloom, swimsuit season draws near and you know what that means – time to tighten, tone and whip your body back into show-off shape. Follow these top tips to be bikini ready before the sun shines on the first day of summer. Skip the […]

Is Weight Gain Linked to a Vitamin D Deficiency?

Vitamin D has become a focal point in the medical and nutrition industries. Unlike any other vitamin, vitamin D acts more like a hormone than a vitamin inside the body. It is involved in many physiological pathways and has been linked to the prevention of multiple chronic diseases, including osteoporosis and breast cancer. In 2009, […]

The Myth & Facts of the Morning Workout

It is commonly touted around the gym that morning workouts are best. That seems like bad news for night owls and the large number of people who fit their physical activity in after clocking eight hours at the office. This is a gray area, in fact. When fitness professionals toss around this notion, are they […]