8 Ways to Get More Activity Each Day

Over the years we have become more and more sedentary. Modern conveniences mean that work that was once physical is now simply a button press. This lack of activity has many consequences for our health. Our metabolisms are slowing down, our muscles are shrinking and we are forgetting what it means to move. Adding a little bit of activity will not instantly make you lose 20 lbs, or cure your chronic disease, but it will start to make a difference in how you look and feel. It can become a habit which can grow to something amazing.

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How to read food labels

Here is a scenario you might be familiar with. You are quickly picking up a few groceries on your way home and you see a new product. The claims on the packaging sound great so you buy it without thinking about it too much. When you get it home and check the ingredients you are surprised by what it contains. The problem is that many terms used on food labels are not regulated and can be misleading. Even regulated terms do not guarantee that the product is good for you. Here is your complete guide to what these claims really mean.

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How to Squat without hurting your knees

Squats are one of the best lower body exercise that you can do, but many people are resistant to squatting because it hurts their knees. Fortunately there are likely things you can do so your squat doesn't hurt.

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Tips for Making Family Meals Healthier

If you are a parent, then you want to feed your family the healthiest meals you can. You want to avoid fast food and pre-packaged meals as much as you can, but with busy family schedules it can be very difficult. Sometimes it just means thinking outside the box when it comes to family meals. Here are some tips to making your family meals as healthy as possible and finding time to make them.

 

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Can you really blast belly fat?

As the summer approaches many women would like to get rid of unwanted belly fat. You may be enticed by diets, supplements, exercise plans or magic potions that promise to “blast belly fat”. But is it really possible to blast belly fat?

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