Clean eating. It’s one of those terms I hear bandied about a lot. Whether it’s from personal trainers, or in magazines and diet books. The truth is “clean eating” has no real definition. In fact, it probably means something different to each who use it. And there’s not a shred of scientific evidence to support the notion.
There’s a misconception that really needs to be squashed! This type of negative thinking is all around us, even within the ranks of our family members. I have friends who would barely try a new food because I mistakingly introduced it as being a “healthier version.” I will not be making that error again!
Those with excess weight often suffer from depression. That’s no secret. What we’re unsure about, though, is which comes first. Does being seriously overweight directly lead to depression in some people? Or, does depression cause excess weight gain?
Apple, pear, hourglass, tube… Whatever body shape you have, it’s really just a matter of living with what you’ve been blessed with, right? It’s true, each of us are more predisposed to one particular body shape than another. But, simply accepting your lot may not be the very best solution for improving longevity.
Digestive problems are extremely common these days. I’m talking about conditions like reflux, IBS and Crohn’s disease. I’ve been shocked by what you’ve told me, though, regarding the care you receive from your medical practitioner. And, this story is repeated over and over.
There’s little that brings division more than beliefs. Whether that’s religious, political, or even within healthcare. I see it regularly in the diet world these days. There are a lot of passionate people out there talking about what they eat, and essentially telling you what you should be eating, too.
If you’ve been on a diet and exercise program for any length of time, you’ll know the weight doesn’t just fall off week after week. There will always be those weeks when things slow down. Sometimes you even gain some weight. In the face of this frustration, a commonly cited excuse to explain this lack of consistent results, is that …