Cut Calories with 1 Simple Trick

Portrait of young happy smiling woman eating saladSuper-sized portions are everywhere – at restaurants, schools and in the grocery store aisles. This trend has certainly distorted the way most Americans view “normal” portions and contributed to the obesity epidemic (over two-thirds of the adult population in the U.S. is overweight or obese. scary, right?).

So whether your goal is to lose weight or simply to maintain, it’s important to control portion size and the calories you consume. In a recent study, researchers found a simple way to do just that.Read More

Our Favorite Gifts for Your Favorite People

basket_phytodefense_supercWhen shopping for loved ones it’s so easy to fall into the temptation to go for the unhealthy treats you know they’ll love. But will those chocolates, candies, cookies, and other devilishly delectable sweets really do them any good? Why not opt for delicious, yet much healthier alternatives that will bless them with better health. Here are a few ideas we put together to make it easy to give the gift of good health this holiday season:Read More

Thanksgiving Swaps!

thanksgiving_swaps_tnWith the holiday season around the corner, there’s no better time to start changing the way you think about food. With a little creativity and this handy guide, you can reinvent traditional holiday fare for a healthier you.Read More

Harness Your Potential

JerryOne of the things I love about this business is the fact that no matter where we started or where we currently are in our lives, it is never too late to go after our dreams and grow into the people we want to be – the people we were destined to become.

Who we are as individuals can basically be summed up into 3 main parts- mind, body, and spirit and these three areas can undergo major improvements when we are intentional about working on them.Read More

Strong to the Bone

strong_boneOsteoporosis and low bone mass are a major health issue for more than 50 million Americans. By 2020, half of all Americans over 50 years are projected to be at risk of osteoporosis-related fractures. Large percentages of Americans fail to meet the recommendations for optimal calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D intake. Emerging science shows that we need more than just calcium to optimize bone health. Learn why calcium, magnesium and vitamin D are required to be strong to the bone!Read More

The Unfiltered Truth

unfiltered_truth_imgCollege Students on NeoLifeTea

In the competitive workplace of today, college students all over the country are feeling the pressure to excel. Many resort to consuming large quanities of popular energy drinks, many of which may have dangerously high levels of questionable ingredients.

We put NeoLifeTea to the test in a recent survey conducted at Auburn University, where these hard working students tried our tea and told us what they thought. Here is a report of our findings, unfiltered and unbiased— the results may surprise you.Read More

The Latest on Resveratrol’s Blood Sugar Management Potential

girls_tre_picnicNew meta-analysis says that daily intake of resveratrol may improve glucose and insulin sensitivity in people with diabetes.
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition set out to quantitatively evaluate the effects of resveratrol on glucose control and insulin sensitivity.

Resveratrol is a polyphenol that has gained popularity because of its powerful health benefits. Resveratrol can be found in red wine and other antioxidant rich berries, and is even linked to the ‘French Paradox’ whereby the high-fat diet of the French has not led to a high incidence of heart disease and obesity because of a high level of wine consumption.Read More

Exercise and Be Happier!

people_running_smiling2A study found in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found that aerobic exercise at a dose consistent with public health recommendations is an effective treatment for mild to moderate depression.

Ever find it interesting that people who workout on a regular basis don’t seem to complain about being tired, or sluggish, but rather they tend to exude a positive and invigorating energy? Science tells us why!Read More