Health at Every Size

Health at Every Size

Health at Every SizeThere’s a misconception that the less you weigh the healthier you must be—but that’s a dangerous assumption. Your size and shape does not necessarily determine your state of health. On the other side of the coin, while it’s great to be body...

Flexible Dieting for Macronutrients

Flexible Dieting for Macronutrients

Flexible Dieting for MacronutrientsFlexible dieting is a nutritional concept that involves monitoring your macronutrient intake to achieve a certain body composition and meet a performance goal. This type of diet can be very beneficial if you have specific...

Mealtime Strategies for Healthy Families

Mealtime Strategies for Healthy Families

Mealtime Strategies for Healthy Families Many families struggle to eat together regularly; whether it’s due to busy work and activities schedules, managing picky eaters, or just a plain lack of time. A 2018 meta-analysis found a significant relationship between...

A Change of Mind: Using CBT for Successful Weight Loss

A Change of Mind: Using CBT for Successful Weight Loss

A Change of Mind: Using CBT for Successful Weight LossWhen it comes to trying to change your diet and reach your health goals, you may feel like you already know what you should be doing (or not doing), but you just lack the motivation or willpower to follow through....

Neurodiversity Nutrition Explained

Neurodiversity Nutrition Explained

Neurodiversity Nutrition If you struggle with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), you may find it very difficult to focus and prioritize. No wonder then ADHD can take over in the kitchen. Meal planning and cooking can be a challenge for people affected by...

Energy and Aging

Energy and Aging

Energy and AgingDo you struggle with fatigue? A lack of energy (and accelerated aging) can result from a few different factors. The primary driver of fatigue is inflammation, and it mainly comes from mitochondria damage. Mitochondria damage is when the cells do not...

Eating Disorders: LWell Can Help

Eating Disorders: LWell Can Help

Eating Disorders: LWell Can Help Eating disorders (EDs) are characterized by disturbances in behaviors, thoughts and attitudes toward eating, and body weight or shape. There are many types of eating disorders, but the two most common include anorexia nervosa and...

Celiacs: Beware Xanthan Gum!

Celiacs: Beware Xanthan Gum!

Celiacs: Beware Xanthan Gum!Xanthan gum is a popular food additive that’s commonly added to foods as a thickener or stabilizer. It is also found in many personal care items such as creams, toothpastes, shampoos and lotions.  Xanthan gum is also found in many...

Two Common Nutrition and Fitness Myths Debunked

Two Common Nutrition and Fitness Myths Debunked

Two Common Nutrition and Fitness Myths DebunkedMyth #1:  I have to consume protein after working out. A common misconception is that you must consume protein as soon as you’re done with a workout, to take advantage of the “anabolic window.” The anabolic window is the...

Is Fasting Right for Me?

Is Fasting Right for Me?

Is Fasting Right for Me?There are many different methods of fasting, the most mainstream now being what we call intermittent fasting.  Intermittent fasting is an eating plan that alternates between fasting and eating, usually on a regular schedule. When it comes to...

What are Ultra-Processed Foods?

What are Ultra-Processed Foods?

What are Ultra-Processed Foods?In today’s world, there is an abundance of overly processed foods—packaged foods and products that have an overwhelming list of confusing ingredients. A lot of times, you don’t even know what half of the ingredients are (much less how...

Is the Keto Diet Right for Me?

Is the Keto Diet Right for Me?

In recent years, the Keto (ketogenic) Diet has become very popular. Our bodies get energy from sugar/carbs and fats. With the Keto Diet you are consuming such a low amount of carbs that your body must switch to getting fuel mostly from fats. This diet consists mostly...

Women and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Women and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Diabetes presents itself similarly between men and women in many ways. However, there are several symptoms more specific to women. The most common diabetic symptoms among men AND women are: Increased urination Always thirsty Always hungry Significant weight loss...

It Starts with a Small Goal

It Starts with a Small Goal

Taking your first steps on your path to wellness and weight loss can be a little confusing. What should you eat? How should you exercise? When can you get better sleep? I could tell you exactly what to do. Eat a diet high in anti-oxidants and fiber including healthy...

Get Moving Routine

Get Moving Routine

  LWellers, don't reach for the sugar around 3pm, try this instead! You can use this 5 minute low impact exercise routine as a warm up, as your complete routine if you only have 5 minutes, or as a pick me up when you are feeling tired. No equipment is needed.  Do...

Fulfilling Life’s Purpose

Fulfilling Life’s Purpose

  All people have a gift to share with the world. How do you contribute? Is it by helping others through encouragement, volunteering or simply by being a great example? Or do you heal people by working in or supporting the medical community? Do you offer...

Lunch On-the-Go

Lunch On-the-Go

The easiest lunch on-the-go?  Hands down, it's last night's dinner leftovers.  Right after dinner, I portion out leftovers in my Easy Lunchbox container, pop it in the fridge, and it's ready to be added to my lunch bag in the morning. If you are looking for more...

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