When you started your plant-based diet, you expected to lose weight. Now, you feel like you may have been misled. Your bathroom scale says you’re heavier than when you started. Eliminating or cutting down on animal products in your diet can help you lose weight. Numerous studies have found that vegetarians and vegans tend to have less body fat than meat eaters. There are … [Read more...] about The Secret to Losing Weight on a Plant-Based Diet
With times as they are today, the pandemic can cause us to lose contact with long-time friends. Without realizing it, we could lose a friendship that has been there for years. And reconnecting after such an extended period might feel awkward, even unnatural. Make no mistake. It's not that you no longer want to see them again. You still love your former friend, but you just … [Read more...] about How to Rekindle Your Friendships After a Long Period of Absence
Breaking up with someone you love is a complicated process. But what's more difficult to comprehend is ending a friendship. When you consider the amount of history both of you share, you might feel tempted to stay put in a toxic relationship. That may mean putting up with a lot of drama, unhealthy events, and unnecessary competition. You may think it's a small price to … [Read more...] about How to Get Out of Toxic Friendships
As you grow older, it often becomes more difficult to manage your weight. However, the reasons may be different than you think. A recent study challenges the conventional wisdom about metabolism across the lifespan. Rather than slowing down in middle age, human metabolism seems to remain stable from 20 to 60. That’s according to a groundbreaking study at Duke … [Read more...] about The Surprising Truth about Losing Weight After 40
If you’re like many adults, you’ve probably imagined what it would be like to be blind, but we tend to take our noses for granted. You might be surprised to learn how much your life could change if you have anosmia. Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. It’s becoming more of an issue now because it’s a common symptom of COVID-19. What would you do if you lost … [Read more...] about What Will You Do If You Lose Your Sense of Smell?