How to break through a weight-loss plateau

When you lose weight, your body burns fewer calories at rest and during physical activity than it did before.Getty Images / iStockphoto Q: Since January, I’ve lost 15 “pandemic” pounds. I have more to lose but my weight loss seems to be stuck now. What gives? Weight-loss plateaus are a normal, but frustrating, part of … Read more

The Effect of Diet on Mental Health

The brain controls and regulates most of the body’s vital functions, conscious or not. For this reason, it is essential that the brain receives a steady supply of fuel and oxygen. The fuel is obtained by metabolizing nutrients made available in the bloodstream, originating in the digested food. The brain consumes 20% of the daily … Read more