Is it Safe to Exercise when Pregnant?

Is it Safe to Exercise when Pregnant?

True or False:   It’s not safe to exercise in pregnancy.   True or False:   It’s not safe to start exercising in pregnancy if you never exercised before.   True or False:   Pregnant women should only take part in low-intensity exercise.   New research says False!  ...
Where Are You Getting Your Nutrition Advice?

Where Are You Getting Your Nutrition Advice?

Does your personal trainer focus on form in the gym and leave out advice on the other 23 hours of your day?   Have you tried the 21 soup day diet, 7 day veggie diet, 48 hour cleanse, 1 hour fast?   Are you confused about whether to go with high fat, low carb or high...
Fitbits: Fashion Accessory or Health Tool?

Fitbits: Fashion Accessory or Health Tool?

Fitbits are a popular wearable health technology. They promise to give you real time data to keep you motivated to improve your health. You can keep track of your activity, exercise, food, weight and sleep. But how accurate are they and should you get one? A recent...
5 Ways to Cope with Stress Without Gaining Weight

5 Ways to Cope with Stress Without Gaining Weight

Ever feel stressed and reach for ice cream? Find yourself grabbing a whole sleeve of cookies after a fight? Do you swear you’re eating the same amount as usual, but blame your weight gain on a major life change? Stop blaming stress – instead blame your fork! You...
Busy Becoming an Addiction? Sound Familiar?

Busy Becoming an Addiction? Sound Familiar?

Friend: How’s it going? You: I’m insanely busy. You know the usual, kids, family, work. Friend: Yeah, me too. You: It’s nuts, I can’t even remember the last time I took a real vacation! Friend: Well, at least we are busy, right?   Does this conversation sound...
Your Instagram Addiction May Cause Cancer!

Your Instagram Addiction May Cause Cancer!

Your screen time may cause you cancer – but not for the reason you think! A recent study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found an increase in breast and prostate cancer for those with higher exposure to artificial light at night. ...