Do you remember what it was like to run around barefoot as a child? Whether it was the grass in the yard or the sand at the beach, it invoked feelings of freedom and happiness. However, as many of us live in modern day cities, close encounters with nature are becoming more rare. We’re accustomed … Continue reading Grounding Techniques for Health and Anxiety
Until recently, fiber has been overlooked as the red-headed stepchild in health food trends. But thanks to high-profile registered dietitians, like Tanya Zuckerbrot (creator of the F-Factor diet and author of The Miracle Carb), fiber is breaking away from this stigma and regaining popularity as a key nutrient that can aid in weight management and … Continue reading Why Fiber is Making a Comeback
Menopause is a word many women fear as it can usher in some rather unpleasant harbingers of aging, including mood swings, hot flashes, changes in sleep quality, bone density, muscle mass and weight gain–especially stubborn belly fat. Changing hormones can lead to feeling out of balance. This time can be a wake-up call to take … Continue reading Managing Menopause Symptoms for Better Health
We all have a love-hate relationship with sugar. We try to wean ourselves off, but it’s everywhere when you dine out or grocery shop. While we all crave the sweet euphoria of a sugar high, too much of it in your diet can lead to health problems, such as weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease. … Continue reading Low Sugar Desserts You Can Find at the Grocery Store
With Covid cases on the rise, our Yes Health coaches have been getting a lot of questions on how to boost your immune system during this time. We’ve already covered some lifestyle tips on how to strengthen your immune system, but what about food? Our nutritionists recommend a well-balanced diet to make sure you’re getting … Continue reading How to Boost Your Immune System with Food
Stress and anxiety are two things we’re all feeling a little more of these days. So it’s all the more important to find creative ways to blow off steam so we can stay healthier (and happier) in the long run. Besides talking with a licensed counselor (which is always a great way to recognize patterns … Continue reading 9 Creative Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Depression
Omega fats are an important part of a healthy diet, but what are the differences between omega 3 and 6 fats and what’s the “right” ratio for optimal health? You’ve likely already heard that omega-3 fats are “good” for you and that you should limit omega-6 fats. The story is a bit more complicated and … Continue reading Omega 3 & 6 Fats: What, Where & Why
None of us are strangers to stress. Work, money, kids, relationships–heck, just getting out of bed in the morning can feel stressful, especially during these strange pandemic days. And while we know stress isn’t great for our overall health, more and more studies are finding a connection between stress and weight gain, making stress management … Continue reading Feeling Stressed Out? It Might Be Why You’re Not Losing Weight.