The World Health Organization’s definition of obesity is having a BMI greater than or equal to 30. (BMI greater than or equal to 25 is considered overweight). And currently, more than one in three adults are considered to be obese. Though the weight loss process can certainly be an uphill battle, it's encouraging to understand the potential mental and physical benefits your new lifestyle can have on your overall well-being and sense of self. With that in mind, here are just a few proven physical and mental benefits of losing weight and developing a healthier lifestyle.
July 11, 2018|Written by Admin
Past research studies have shown that getting enough sleep is important because of its effect on having healthy brain functions, emotional wellbeing, and physical health. But new studies from The American Academy of Sleep and the Center for Disease Control show that “social jet lag’ caused by shifting your sleeping or waking times because of social activities or because you’re staying up too late to work on a project could also cause various health issues.
February 15, 2018|Written by Admin
The American Heart Association recently came out with new blood pressure guidelines. It suggested that many of us who thought our blood pressure was normal might actually have a high blood pressure problem.
January 18, 2018|Written by Andy Miller
“You are what you eat.” Many of us have heard this motivational one-liner before as an attempt to help us eat healthier. Or, how about this one, “Your body is a temple, littering is strictly prohibited.” The issue with both of these is that, they don’t help me when my reward center hormones are surging when a warm cinnamon roll is sitting right in front of me when I haven’t eaten in eight hours. And if my body was really a temple, wouldn’t I want a temple dedicated to myself to be filled with my favorite things? I think we need a new “catchy, healthy eating slogan” to help ourselves out.