Do you ever find that after a meal or a snack your stomach feels huge, swollen and/or taut? This unpleasant feeling is commonly called bloat. Bloating can be caused by a number of factors but it is often related to diet. Some people are more apt to bloat than others, but all in all, you can usually avoid […]
Sugar Withdrawal: How to identify it and deal with it
You might be surprised to know that sugar is addictive and your sweet tooth cravings could very well be withdrawal symptoms. According to a study featured in a Connecticut College press release, the theory that sugar is just as addictive as illicit drugs like cocaine could very well be true. Sugar has intense effects on […]
8 Reasons to Give Up Diet Soda and Diet Drinks
What do people like to drink when they are trying to lose weight? Diet Soda and Diet drinks with fake sugars like aspartame. The problem is that there may be potential negative affects of diet sweeteners. Here are 8 reasons you should consider whether these artificial sweeteners could be bad for you. A recent University […]
Healthy Sweet Tooth: What Can I Use Instead Of Sugar?
It sounds good in theory but the agonizing reality of transitioning to a healthy lifestyle eventually smacks us in the face. Frantic, we conduct our own research, hoping to uncover that hidden gem that will make the process easy. We go scouring the earth for that diamond in the rough- you know, that one study […]