Weight Loss Story: Lavinia lost 38 pounds. Our Jamaican sista saw the pounds creep on after over the years and wanted to be back to her old size and level of health. She changed her lifestyle, went gluten free and saw the pounds drop and her health improve. Here is what she shared with us. […]
7 Foods That Can Cause Bloating
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 […]
Why Does Birth Control Medication Make Some People Gain Weight?
One of the biggest controversies in women’s health is whether birth control causes weight gain or not.Many women complain that they’ve gained 5, 10 and even 20 pounds after getting on birth control medication. However, some studies seem to note that the pill and other types don’t cause weight gain. So, what’s going on here? Weight […]
What’s the Cause of Menstrual Cycle Weight Gain?
Many women will agree that they not only feel emotionally crabby or irritable during their period but also feel bloated. A common concern is that you might actually be gaining real weight during your period as well. This can be especially worrisome to women who are trying to lose weight already. The truth is, yes, you […]
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 […]
All About Flat Abs
The world seems like it is obsessed with flat abs, and next to wondering how to get rid of the dark circles under your eyes or wrinkles it is the number one body image desire of most people. The desire for flat abs also fuels a multi-million dollar industry that is devoted to convincing you […]
4 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight That You May Not Be Aware Of
For many, weight loss is a struggle and it isn’t for lack of trying. If you have been doing everything you are supposed to do to lose pounds such as watching what you eat, restricting calories and increasing the amount of exercise you do; and you still can’t lose weight there may be a hidden […]
5 Tips for Dealing with Cravings While on Your Period
As if it isn’t hard enough to combat cravings, eat healthy and find time to exercise regularly, once a month women face the seemingly insurmountable challenge of getting through their period without giving into temptation. Along with the irritability, cramps, bloating and fatigue that come hand-in-hand with Mother Nature’s visit, cravings for sugar, simple carbohydrates, […]