7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

– But Still Eat Whatever You Want.

Holiday weight gain is real. And the sad news is it takes more than five months to lose those extra holiday pounds. In fact, the average American gains five to ten pounds between Thanksgiving and the day after New Year’s, when the month of culinary atonement begins.

10 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Boost Your Energy

Without Energy Drinks or Caffeine

Did you know that simple lifestyle changes can significantly boost your energy?

From time to time, we all will have those exhaustingly busy days that zap our energy and leave us crawling into bed at night. However, if you’re experiencing chronically low energy and exhaustion on a daily basis, maybe it’s time to skip the extra cup of coffee or energy drink and learn how to energize your lifestyle instead.

The ten ideas below are simple ways that you can boost your energy without energy drinks or caffeine.

7 Simple Ways to Energize Your Lifestyle

Americans are obsessed with being busy. In fact, for most of us, busyness has become something of a status symbol – a sign that we are in demand and thus important. Unfortunately, this constant state of busyness eventually takes its toll on our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Our busy chaotic lifestyles may eventually lead to burnout and can even block access to the very sources of energy we need to energize our lives.

Does your body trust you?

The human body is the most advanced structure in the known universe. With over 70 trillion cells, each performing thousands of complicated operations every minute, it’s truly a miracle that we’re alive.

In the body, cells form molecules; molecules form tissue, tissue form organs, and organs group together to form systems. No other systems in nature have been found to rival the workings of the body’s systems. For instance, the circulatory or cardiovascular system (heart, blood, blood vessels, lungs) is one of the most complex.

Did you know that your heart beats over 100,000 times and pumps over 2,000 gallons of blood through 96,000 miles of blood vessels everyday?

Considering our sedentary lifestyles and how poorly most of us eat, it’s a miracle the body is able to keep functioning without the necessary raw materials that it needs.

But we do pay a price.