Posts by madcap

7 Simple Ways To Eat More Mindfully

Eating as mindfully as we might on vacation, for example, is not realistic for many of us, especially with work, busy families, physical routines, and all the other daily distractions. Here are seven simple ideas to help you establish more mindful eating habits, and perhaps start to reconnect the body and mind again. 1. Tune…

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What the numbers on the bathroom scale really mean

We all know the frustration of working hard to maintain a healthy body weight, only to step on the bathroom scale and see the numbers going in the wrong direction – or not quickly enough in the right direction!  Here are 6 truths about those annoyingly normal daily weight fluctuations: 1| Scale weight is not…

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Why Crash Diets Don’t Work

Have you ever wanted to lose loads of weight in a short space of time? Perhaps you’ve had a wedding coming up the following week or desperately want to fit into a dress that’s one size too small for you. Crash diets are a popular method of attempting to lose weight quickly, but there are…

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Fitness Fuel: What to Eat Before, During & After Your Workout

You’ve just finished your workout and you know you need to eat something. But what? Workout nutrition may seem rather complicated but it doesn’t have to be.    Here’s the latest on how to fuel your body before, during and after your workout so you can improve your performance, maximize recovery – and feel better!…

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Don’t Let These Food Ads Trick You Into Breaking Your Diet

Food advertisements are designed to lure you into buying the product.  And of course, once you buy it, you’re going to eat it, regardless of your good intentions to stick to a healthy diet. However, you don’t have to fall for their ad tricks and overeat. Ads can be subtle, so it isn’t always easy…

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5 Proven Benefits of the Keto Diet

Carbs are an important part of the human metabolic process. They are stored in our liver and muscle cells in the form of glycogen. Their role is to serve as a quick source of energy for our body. Once our body gets depleted of glycogen, the liver starts producing organic compounds called ketones. These compounds…

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Everything You Need to Know About Omega-3 Fats

There’s a lot of talk about healthy fats these days. People are including more fat in their diets and forgetting about the fat-free diet crazes of the past.  You’ve probably heard about omega fats in the mix, but what exactly are they? What are Omega Fats? Do they all perform the same function in our…

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Healthy Foods

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