Blog 2018-02-26T18:54:16+00:00

Marching into March: Why Walk

How Walking Can Help You Lose Weight, Feel Better, and Live Longer Walking, which you’ve probably been doing since your first birthday, can actually help you get in shape. It may seem too good to be true, but research confirms that walking can help you lose weight, feel better, and even live longer! Still not convinced? Here are 4 scientifically-proven reasons to lace up your sneakers and hit the pavement. Walking Can Help You Lose Weight When [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|

Omega-3: Your Questions Answered

Are you getting enough Omega-3 fatty acids? It’s a fair question, because these valuable nutrients can be difficult to find. But, seeking out ways to get them into your daily diet is worth it. Omega-3 fatty acids have some pretty impressive health benefits, both in reducing health risks, and keeping your brain and body young. Let’s review some of the most important functions of omega-3 fats, and easy ways to add them into your diet. What Are [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|

Sugar in the Diet: A Big Problem

If you were to name the least beneficial nutrient in the human diet, what would it be? A growing amount of research is pointing to a single, but widely available one: sugar. This simple carbohydrate took the most significant hold on the American diet during the low-fat era in the 1980’s. To compensate for the lack of fat in foods, manufacturers started adding extra sugar for taste. Since then, the list of sweeteners used in foods has [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|

Plant Protein: A Good Choice?

By | January 7th, 2018|Nutrition, VHP Voice|

There is an undeniable health halo that surrounds vegan and vegetarianism. These eating plans are rich in all the foods that keep us healthy, like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. But what about protein? We [...]

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