5 Reasons You’re Gaining Weight at Work

5 Reasons You’re Gaining Weight at Work

Many people with a desk job inevitably face the problem of gaining weight. Sitting at your desk for many hours can have bad physiological effects on your body. We weighed in on why you’re putting on the pounds at work and what you can do to stop it from happening. Eating for the company, even when you’re full. © depositphotos A coworker’s birthday, homemade cookies, and grandma’s signature cake are the main reasons you put on some weight […]

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Fruit for Diabetes – Is it Actually Safe to Eat?

Fruit for Diabetes – Is it Actually Safe to Eat?

If you are living with diabetes, you’ve probably been told to minimize or eliminate your intake of fruit because “fruit is high in sugar.” And if this is the case, maybe you refrain from eating fruits because it causes your blood glucose to spike. Attracted by the smell, color and taste, you may find yourself asking a simple question: “Should I avoid fruit in the […]

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Why Hormones Matter and Three Ways to Mess Them Up

Why Hormones Matter and Three Ways to Mess Them Up

Janice Stanger, PhD, author of The Perfect Formula Diet, is a health and wellness expert who has worked with employers and individuals for thirty years. She communicates the science of whole-food, plant-based nutrition in a way that consumers can easily understand and use to make healthier choices. Janice has a Ph.D. in Human Development and Aging from University of California, San Francisco, an MBA from […]

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What Happens When You Drink Coke

What Happens When You Drink Coke

Health is such an important aspect of our lives and sugary drinks are considered a major contributor to health conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. But have you ever wondered exactly what these beverages do to your body after consumption? One researcher has created an infographic that explains what happens to the body within an hour of drinking a can of […]

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