Health in a Hurry! Blog

By heavy, I don't mean heavy with calories, but heavy by weight.   While the calories and fat in food will help fill you up, so will the weight of your food. Did you ever wonder why you can eat a whole bag of rice cakes and...

When stress levels skyrocket, most people run to the vending machine for chocolate or a bag of potato chips. The food you grab in these moments can help or hurt your stress levels. Grabbing a chocolate bar will raise your blood sugar levels, which will...

When the weather turns cold (and gray) your body will naturally begin to crave more carbohydrates and fat. These foods help your body create serotonin, the "feel good" chemical which gives you a dose of "inside sunshine".  During the winter we eat, on average, an...

Don’t cut calories! A recent study discovered that cutting calories increased the production of cortisol, a stress hormone, which is linked to belly fat. Cortisol is a sign to your body that you are under stress. When your body is stressed, it will kick into survival...