Balancing Your Body and Mind

Here Are Some Foods To Help You Hack Your Sweet Tooth

Here Are Some Foods To Help You Hack Your Sweet Tooth

By: Esther Inglis-Arkell Body hackery can be surprisingly low-tech, especially if you’re trying to hijack any person with a sweet tooth. There are a bunch of foods that chefs are using to hack your tastes buds into thinking their food tastes better, or at least sweeter, than it is. Artichokes and Sweetness A lot of chefs will serve artichokes as a course just before...

How Does Meditation Benefit Fitness Results?

How Does Meditation Benefit Fitness Results?

by Lonnie Lowery, PhD Warning: This is the type of article you’re either going to love or hate. Unfortunately, the aggressive types who laugh at the following “hippie psycho-babble” are probably the ones who could benefit from purposeful relaxation the most. The trick is to browse the available material and pick only what helps you while discarding the rest. Promise to keep an open...

4 Effective Ways To Beat Cravings After You Quit Smoking

4 Effective Ways To Beat Cravings After You Quit Smoking

Recently, a site member wrote this concern about quitting smoking — (paraphrased)  “I’m currently doing cardio for 14 days to meet a weight loss goal.  I’m on day 5.  I also smoke, and decided on day 5 to give it up.  But, I’m afraid that if I give up smoking, I’ll turn to food instead to ease the cravings, which will likely eliminate my...