Is the Keto Diet Safe for Athletes?

Can a ketogenic diet be harmful for athletes? As anyone with Facebook knows, ketogenic diets are currently everywhere. In fact, just yesterday I wrote an article on the pros and cons of the keto diet. And I would be remiss if I didn’t state once again, that I think...

Pros and Cons of the Keto Diet

The keto diet trend is currently in full swing, but is it healthy? These days it seems like everyone and their mother is on the ketogenic, low or no carb diet. There are photos of carb-less meals all over Instagram, and I can’t tell you how many of my girlfriends are...

8 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Mental Health

What you eat can have a huge effect on your mind. Even though we don’t always act like it in the US, we all know that what you eat hugely affects the way your body functions. This is especially true of your brain, since food is your body’s number one source of...

Five Filling Snacks to Help You Eat Healthy

Finding healthy snacks that keep you full is integral to a successful diet plan. Ask anyone who has ever tried one, and they will tell you that the hardest part of sticking to a diet, is discipline. I’m not talking about fad diets that you try for a few months, or...

Snacks Before Bed: What is Safe to Eat?

If you’re going to eat before bed-time, be mindful of what you eat. First off, let me start by saying that eating just before bed is generally frowned upon in terms of weight-loss. Late-night eating can make your sleep more restless, and is generally lumped in with...

How and Why You Should Choose Low-Glycemic Foods

Eating foods low on the glycemic index has proven health benefits. When it comes to diet, we obviously know that what we eat has a huge impact on our overall health. There are a lot of different rules and ideas out there on what not to eat, but if you look at the big...