The Link Between Obesity and Cancer

You’d have to be living under a rock to not know that obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease, but what about cancer? Does obesity increase your risk of cancer too? And if so, which cancers and why? 42% of all breast and colon cancers diagnosed are among obese people Obesity […]

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Three ‘Brain Nutrients’ That Zaps Hunger

Contributed by Josh Bezoni-Certified Nutritionist Excess cravings is the #1 reported problem of all diets. And let’s face it, no eating program is going to help you lose body flab if you can’t first control your cravings. That’s the bad news; the good news is that I discovered 3 rather unusual ‘craving-killing’ brain nutrients that […]

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The FatBurning Soup Recipe

By Rob Pouls, Author – “Fat Burning Furnace” Great for lunch OR dinner, this hearty soup will keep you feeling full and kick-start your metabolism…and it’s a great source of soluble fiber, too! You can even want to boost the flavor or the heat by experimenting with herbs or by adding some hot sauce. 2 […]

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Hot Quinoa Breakfast Cereal

Quinoa (Keen-wah) is a more flavorful and higher protein version of oatmeal. This hearty breakfast cereal will stave off hunger for many hours! Ingredients • 1 cup quinoa • 2 cups water • 1/2 cup apples, thinly sliced • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or almonds • 1/2 tsp cinnamon • Coconut milk to mix to […]

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Food Cravings: What Your Body is Telling You

We all experienced food cravings from time to time. You know – that taste for something sweet, salty, or creamy – that you just have to have. Like many people trying to diet or control their weight, your life may revolve around either satisfying or suppressing your cravings. But, did you ever stop to consider […]

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A Healthy Heart – Are You at Risk for Coronary Heart Disease?

Clearly, a healthy heart is paramount for healthy living.  It seems obvious, doesn’t it?  Well, it isn’t to many. According to the American Heart association, Coronary Heart Disease, also known as atherosclerosis or “hardening” of the arteries” affects 14 MILLION people resulting in over 1.5 MILLION heart attacks annually.  Even more frightening is that it […]

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