Health in a Hurry! Blog

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...

Increase weight loss by adding fiber. Some of the fat you eat gets mixed with the fiber, which then gets excreted (sounds gross, but it's a good thing).   Eating fiber makes you feel fuller, longer, helping to limit your trips to the refrigerator.   Today's tip: Add a...

It’s a delicate subject, so I’ll make this quick:  Stool is waste containing elements that could cause you harm. The key is to get it out of your body as quickly as possible, and this is where the problems begin. According to Dr. Oz, you should...