Truth or Trash: Heart Disease Myths

Truth or Trash: Heart Disease Myths

For years, bacon and eggs have been banned from the breakfast table based on the belief that you’ll drop dead from a heart attack with one bite. As a result, our mornings now consist of sugar-loaded cereals, donuts, and pop tarts. What we’re coming to find out is that saturated fat might not play as large of a… Continue Reading

Super Bowl Health Hacks

Super Bowl Health Hacks

For many football fans, Super Bowl Sunday is a national holiday. And no holiday is complete without a plethora of sweet treats, greasy, calorie-laden snacks, and sugary drinks. The Super Bowl landed on Forbe’s list of “America’s 10 Most Fattening Holidays,” right behind Cinco de Mayo and St. Patrick’s Day. It’s easy to get into… Continue Reading

LOVE YOUR HEART

LOVE YOUR HEART

How often do you think about your heart? We’re not talking about the warm feels you get after watching your go-to rom-com. When is the last time you thought about how hard your heart is pumping to keep you alive? While it’s easier to live in ignorant bliss and continue smashing the #3 combo with… Continue Reading

THE 1,200 CALORIE MYTH

THE 1,200 CALORIE MYTH

Somewhere along the way “1,200 calories a day to lose weight” was engrained into our brains. But how and where did this number come from, and how many calories do we actually need? Not all calories are created equal and not all bodies are the same.  Continue Reading