The Importance of Magnesium

The Importance of Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral vital for the proper functioning of your body. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in your body, and your body can’t work properly without it. The nutrient is essential for hundreds of metabolic processes and many other important...
Hormones and Your Body

Hormones and Your Body

There are 9 major hormones that affect weight gain and weight loss. Insulin, leptin, Ghrelin, Cortisol, Estrogen, Neuropeptide Y (NPY), Glucagon – Like Peptide – 1 (GLP-1), Cholecystokinin (CCK), Peptide YY (PYY). Three of the most known players are...
Importance of Your Liver

Importance of Your Liver

The liver is your body’s largest internal organ. It’s responsible for more than 500 different functions in the body. One of these functions is detoxifying and neutralizing toxins. Some repair is possible, but like damaging your skin, damage to other organs in your...
Why You Could be Hungry!

Why You Could be Hungry!

There are many reasons you could cause you to be hungry. Lack of Protein: Protein plays an important role in appetite control by regulating your hunger hormones. Eating more protein regularly will decrease regular hunger. Lack of Sleep: Sleep deprivation is known to...
Helpful Vitamins

Helpful Vitamins

1. B vitamins: The B vitamins include: thiamine (B-1), riboflavin (B-2), niacin (B-3), pantothenic acid (B-5), pyridoxine (B-6), biotin (B-7), folate (B-9), cobalamin (B-12). These vitamins are essential for a fully functioning metabolism. The main function of the B...
Common Mistakes Made in Weight Loss

Common Mistakes Made in Weight Loss

1. Only Focusing on the Scale Weight: Many factors can affect scale weight, including fluid fluctuations, muscle mass gain and the weight of undigested food. You may be losing body fat even if the scale reading doesn’t change much. 2. Eating Too Many or Too Few...