Tried and true, you can’t outrun your fork. If you want to lose weight, the food you eat will be responsible for 80-90% of your success or failure. If you want to lose weight, consuming fewer calories is where you start. In my personal experience, the best way to do that is by consuming good, healthy, whole foods. I’m talking about minimally processed, nutritionally dense foods to help you stay energized and satisfied throughout the day. Remembering can be a challenge unless you use my sticky note strategy.
The figures are stark. Some 80% of working adults suffer from some extent of sleep deprivation. According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults are getting on average one to two hours less sleep than we did 50 years ago. No bueno. Not healthy. When our sleep is disturbed, whatever the cause, toxins build up and our systems begin to break down. Basic changes can help to improve your sleep.
January is a few days away and so is resolution time. Every year, well-meaning people resolve to get healthy, learn yoga, learn to meditate, run a marathon, bike more, hike more, eat more vegetables, eat less sugar, eliminate gluten—and, generally, those hopes and wishes die by February 1st. Why, exactly?