Diet & Fitness

The 10 Commandments of Weight Loss and Maintenance

Weight loss! It’s the easiest and hardest thing to do. It’s easy, because if you consistently eat fewer calories than you burn off you will lose weight. It’s hard, because who wants to eat less or has time to exercise more? With this in mind, I am going to share with you some helpful guidelines I refer to as the Ten Commandments of Weight Loss and Maintenance.   1. Thou

Depression Linked to Low Zinc Levels

Feeling down in the dumps? Might want to take a look at your diet! A recent study in the journal Biological Psychiatry reports that depression is associated with lower blood levels of zinc. The study measured blood zinc levels in depressed patients, and a control group (those not depressed). Zinc levels were significantly lower in depressed patients than their non-depressed counterparts. And to make matters worse, the more severe state