What to Eat for Better Weight Loss

Need to drop a few pounds? As with any goal, it’s essential to head into the project with a strategy in hand. To increase the probability of success, figure out how to respond to any possible roadblocks and look for opportunities to make the process easier. And plan some rewards for yourself!  

The Secret to Your Best Summer Body? Bacteria.

With summer finally here, you may be eager to frolic in the waves, soak up some rays, and make the most of that long-awaited vacation. But in trying to be your healthiest, best self for summer —body and soul — you might be breaking out into a sweat at the thought of grueling workouts, tasteless and restrictive diets, and other punishments.

The Gut, Weight Loss and Fitness Connection

If you know how to take care of your gut, it can go from being a target to a tool. Instead of trying to make our guts shrink and wither away, we can instead learn how to turn them into high-powered and downright beautiful metabolism-boosting, health-optimizing machines. 

Yes, You Can Eat These Summer-Friendly Fruits and Still Lose Weight

We face an endless barrage of studies telling us not to eat this and not to drink that if we’re trying to lose weight. And there’s no shortage of self-proclaimed “experts” saying that dieters should avoid fruit altogether if they want to reduce the number on the scale. Science doesn’t bear that out. Fruit absolutely can be a staple of your diet without compromising your weight loss goals. What’s most important for weight loss is your gut health, and foods like fruit can help you maintain a healthy gut.