Behavior Modification for Weight Loss

According to the National Institutes of Health, one in three American adults is overweight. If you were to reduce the reasons why to the simplest terms, you might say it’s because people are eating too much and not exercising enough, but that surface-level explanation doesn’t address the more complex factors driving these harmful behaviors. Losing weight […]

6 Tips for Reducing Your Sugar Intake

Americans are consuming too much sugar. The Department of Health and Human Services estimates that the average American has about 43 teaspoons of sugar each day, which amounts to around 700 calories per day. Excess sugar intake contributes to serious health issues, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. We’d all like to cut […]

5 Ways to Prepare for a 5K

What is your definition of being in shape? For many people, being able to complete a 5K run is an important milestone on the road to better health. 5K runs and walks are popular in America. Every year, organizers hold nearly 20,000 of these events across the United States. They may be competitive, centered on fundraising, or […]

The Difference Between Subcutaneous and Visceral Fat

The Difference Between Subcutaneous and Visceral Fat Losing weight comes with obvious challenges, but an underdiscussed roadblock is a lack of awareness of the biology behind your body shape. For example, many people don’t know that fat isn’t a single substance. There are two types of fat in your body: subcutaneous and visceral. Lifestyle and […]