What Are the Benefits of BCAAs?

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. They are needed for everything from organ formation to muscle development and maintenance, and are necessary for healthy skin, nails, and hair. (Here’s a primer on amino acids and how they work.) Within the category of amino acids are branched-chain amino acids, or BCAAs, that are particularly important …

Easy Mediterranean Diet Meal Prep Plans

The Mediterranean diet is more of a lifestyle than a traditional weight-loss program. Citizens of roughly 21 countries, including Greece, Italy, and Turkey, enjoy Mediterranean foods. The Mediterranean diet is considered healthier than conventional American-style foods and is linked with a lower risk of disease— like heart disease and strokes. “Overall, the anatomy of the Mediterranean …

Why You Might Be Losing Weight But Not Inches

Weight loss is a complex and tricky thing. You could be doing everything “right” but not see the changes you’re hoping for. Sometimes people lose weight but not inches (and vice versa), which can leave anyone feeling frustrated and confused. Let’s take a look at why this happens and hopefully give you some peace of …