Posts Tagged ‘Ketogenic Diet’
Meal Prep: The Shortcuts You Need to Know
A big part of feeling successful in your healthy eating regime is planning and preparing your meals ahead of time — so you’re not tempted to just stop at the fast food drive-thru on your way home from work! So, why not bring back the tradition of good ‘ol home cookin’ and start eating healthier,…Read More
Can I Still Lose Weight If I Don’t Want To Give Up My Wine/Alcohol?
It’s no lie that alcohol and weight loss goals generally don’t mix, and if we’re being honest, there really are many reasons to reduce or even give up alcohol from our diets and social habits. On the other hand, having a glass of wine, or whatever your drink of choice may be, is also a…Read More
Is The “Rule of 80/20” For Nutrition & Exercise A Myth?
You may have heard that abs are made in the kitchen… Or you may have eaten an extra piece of dessert because you exercised that day, so you feel like you “earned” it dammit! In order to see results at the gym, lose weight or even maintain overall health, we’re told that it’s an 80/20…Read More
Sulfites: What Are They And Do They Harm Us?
Sulfites refer to a group of chemical ingredients that are added to processed foods and drinks mainly to serve as a preservative. Sulfite-containing ingredients can go by several names, including: · Sulphur dioxide · Sodium sulphite · Sodium metabisulfite · Calcium sulphite · Potassium hydrogen sulphite Sulfites are used to prevent browning/preserve color of foods,…Read More
What Can Actually Help You Lose Belly Fat?
You’ve probably heard the claims that you can change your body overnight with this brand new gadget or exercise program “Lose the belly” “Banish your trouble zones” “Drop stubborn fat off your thighs by drinking this special shake” There are so many gadgets, supplements, nutritional products and exercise programs on the market these days telling…Read More
Vegetarian, Vegan, and Plant-Based Diets – What’s the Difference?
The popularity of cooking reality shows in recent years has brought about more discussions than ever before about the topic of food. Food as nourishment, fuel and sustenance. Food simply for eating and taste enjoyment. Even food as art! But, included in these discussions are various thoughts and ideas about what food people should and…Read More
How To Eat Healthy During The Hurricane?
Contrary to popular opinion, you do not need to resort to cheese wiz and pop tarts to keep your family from starving when the lights go out. Your top priority is to stay fueled and well hydrated. A hurricane healthy meals plan should consist of three meals a day, spread out as evenly as possible.…Read More
What Are The Healthiest Oils & Fats To Cook With?
If you haven’t heard by now, fat is your friend! Dietary fat provides energy, supports cell maintenance, enhances nutrient absorption, and is essential for producing some hormones. Dietary fat got a bad reputation back when, blamed for increasing rates of obesity and heart disease. Now, thanks to science and the increasing popularity of fat-containing diets,…Read More
10 Anti-aging Hacks That Don’t Cost a Thing!
FACT: we all get older every single day and each person’s aging process will look different. But, despite Wikipedia’s definition of “biological aging”, don’t you think it’s about time that we should embrace it, rather than fearing it, and spending gobs of money trying to turn back the hands of time? That said, if you’re…Read More
Can Lack of Sleep Cause Weight Gain?
Are you stuck trying to figure out why you’re gaining weight — or why it’s so difficult to lose those extra pounds that just seemed to sneak up on you despite not changing your diet or exercise habits? This is often referred to as Weight Loss Resistance – and it’s exactly how it sounds: weight…Read More