The Myth of Calories In-Calories Out

Calories

Reading Time: 2 minutes We have been conditioned to believe that weight loss is a matter of burning more calories than we take in for so long, many people don’t realize that the idea of “calories in-calories out” is overly simplistic, old, outdated science. Very simply, there are so many components to the whole formula of digestion and metabolism. […]

The Importance Of Macronutrient Balance In Your Diet

Balanced Diet for Weight Loss

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Importance Of Macronutrient Balance In Your Diet What Are Macronutrients? What is macronutrient balance, and why should you care? Well, let’s start with a simpler question. What are macronutrients? Simply stated, macronutrients are the things we eat the most. They are the major (macro) food categories, the kinds of foods from which we get […]

Belly Dancing as Exercise

Belly Dancing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Belly dancers come in all shapes and sizes. Which means that, no matter what your current shape or size, belly dancing can be a great form of joyful movement for you to investigate. Here’s a surprise that many new belly dancers aren’t aware of. Most of the jiggly action that makes belly dancing so distinctive […]

Does It Matter How Fast We Eat?

Does It Matter How Fast We Eat?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Your central nervous system has a few primary states. One is called the sympathetic nervous system. This is when your body is responding to stress. Imagine that you’re being chased by a predator and you need to run fast to save your life. Your body, in its great wisdom, will shut down all functions not […]