The Dangers of a Low/No Carbohydrates Diet

Most people blame carbohydrates for their current weight situation. Of course when one’s motivation kicks in for weight loss, carbohydrates are usually the first to get cut out. It is important to note that there are good carbohydrates and bad carbohydrates. When a low carbohydrate diet is implemented, the good ones along with the bad are thrown out the window.  …

How to Stop Yo-Yo Dieting for Good

Some of you are probably wondering what the “yo-yo diet” is and why you should stop it for good. I’m going to take a wild non-scientific guess here and say that 95% of us have, unfortunately, yo-yo dieted for a significant amount of time. Most of us still struggle with yo-yo dieting. Yo-yo dieting is awful because it destroys our …

Lose 2 Pounds by Next Weekend

It’s the end of the week which means 2 things. Firstly, we try and forget all the negativity, stress and failures of the past week. Secondly, we get to plan for next week and learn from last week’s experiences (this was my attempt to paint a picture of “growth”). What if you make it a goal to lose 2 pounds …

7 Common Signs and Side Effects of Dehydration Explained

Hydration is one of the most important, yet forgotten, factors of living a healthy life. Our body is roughly 60% water and drinking is important to keep it that way. Severe dehydration is life threatening and hard to achieve if you are living in an area with access to clean water. However, chronic dehydration is a problem that can negatively …