Water and Weight Loss: 3 Things You May Not Have Known

  If you have ever seen a show about wilderness survival, you know that the human body can survive for days without food—but it cannot survive days without water. Water is at the heart of human health. And water also plays a crucial role … [Read more...]

How NOT to Be a People Pleaser

  There are some people who could care less about what other people think or how they feel and there are some people whose self-esteem depends entirely on making other people happy. Both extremes are problematic and impede the development of … [Read more...]

The Lowdown on Liver Disease

Your liver keeps your body healthy by detoxifying your blood and synthesizing proteins. If your  liver stops functioning properly, the symptoms will palpable: Skin discoloration, abdominal swelling, nausea, dark or bloody urine and fatigue … [Read more...]

Parenting Styles: Which Way is the Best Way to Raise Your Kids?

Parenting is no longer a purely intuitive process: these days, most people want pointers on how to be good parents.  It is no accident, then, that child development and psychology have become  lucrative fields, as evidenced by the … [Read more...]

Obesity and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Obesity is a worldwide epidemic—particularly in Western countries—and weight management is a crucial weapon against this worldwide killer. But obesity isn’t dangerous just because it makes you look fat.  Obesity is … [Read more...]

The Biology of Weight Gain

As you very well know, weight loss is hard work that requires dedication and organization—but, conversely, weight gain is easy and requires almost no effort. But why? Packing on the kilos is easy because it doesn’t take much effort to … [Read more...]

Don’t Be a Junk Food Junkie!

Anyone trying to lose weight knows darn well to stay away from junk food. But knowing and doing are two very different things.  Fast food chains and corporations churning out sugary sweets and salty snacks have spread like wildfire across the … [Read more...]

The Keys to Being a Good Step-Parent

If you are a step-parent, then you may be feeling confused or overwhelmed by your job. Breathe and relax. You don’t have to do everything on your own.  Here are some tips that can help you find step-parenting harmony: Acknowledge Your … [Read more...]

Play With Your Grandchildren, Age With Vitality

As you age, the importance of weight management and mental fitness increases ten-fold.  To age with vitality, ageing with a strong body and healthy mind, you need to stay moving and thinking. And what better way to keep your body and mind … [Read more...]

New Mum, New Diet: How to Eat Right for Your Baby

Eating right during and after pregnancy isn’t only about weight management.  Eating right during and after pregnancy is about giving you and your baby the best possible chance for living a long and healthy life.  It is absolutely … [Read more...]