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What to Eat if You Have High Blood Pressure

If you’ve been told you have high blood pressure (also called “hypertension”) lifestyle changes can help to lower your blood pressure. An eating plan called the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet is a dietary pattern that can improve your blood pressure. Since it’s an overall well-balanced, healthful diet, the DASH diet has been …

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Getting Back on Track With Your New Year’s Health and Fitness Resolutions

Today’s blog post is from Paige Johnson, Personal Trainer at Learnfit.org 2017 is well underway — and although many of us began the year with the best of intentions, we may have already all but abandoned our New Year’s Resolutions. New Year’s Resolutions are fun to make but are not always easy to keep. It’s no …

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Weight Loss – Calories In vs Calories Out?

Is weight loss really about just “burning more calories than you eat”?  Even though doctors and nutritionist have repeated this for decades, current research shows that weight loss is more complicated than a simple math equation.  Food communicates to the cells in your body.  What you eat influences your hormones, genes and even the good bacteria …

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