Posts Tagged ‘weight loss’
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
How To Create a Mindset for Health
So much of health is all about habits and actions, but where do these all stem from? What if we don’t have to make as many changes as we think we do? What if there was one powerful thing that makes a lot of difference? That thing is mindset. Mindset is sometimes called “the story…Read More
Intermittent fasting 101: What is it and will it help me lose weight?
In a nutshell, intermittent fasting is just that: fasting intermittently. It’s limiting calorie intake during certain hours/day or days/week. It’s more of an eating pattern than a diet. It limits when to eat, and not so much what to eat. And that’s part of it’s appeal to people who don’t want to count calories or…Read More
Antioxidant Foods vs. Supplements
Antioxidants are just that: they fight (anti) oxidation. The chemical process of oxidation is like rusting metal. A molecule loses electrons and creates the infamous free radicals. Oxidation is also the reason why apples, bananas, and avocados go brown when the skin is broken, and they’re exposed to air – they’re getting oxidized. Free radicals…Read More
Love Butter? Here Is a Healthy and Tasty Alternative
If you want to add a great aroma, soft and creamy texture, and bring out the flavors in your food, you just need to add one additional ingredient in the mix, butter. From a condiment to the core ingredient in several cooking processes, butter is a staple in every kitchen! However, like all wonderful things…Read More
Crave Sugar? – 7 Simple Things You Should Do
WHY is sugar is so addicting? Well – because sugar stimulate the brain the same way that drugs do. That’s why most people have trouble resisting ice cream, cookies, pasta, candies and other foods containing sugar and processed carbs. The more you eat them – the more you crave them! Curbing your sugar cravings may…Read More
Mediterranean Diet 101
The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets out there. It’s based on the traditional foods that people who lived around the Mediterranean Sea ate about 50 years ago. Back then, in the mid 20th century, researchers noted that people in Spain, Greece, and Italy lived longer and healthier than Americans. And they…Read More
What Does Your Food Label Really Mean?
How to Read the Nutrition Facts Label? Here’s my four-step crash course on how to read food labels so that you can differentiate between mislabeled junk and truly healthy foods. Step 1: Serving Size The absolute most important part of the Nutrition Facts table is to note the serving size. Manufacturers often strategically choose the…Read More
Fun & Healthy Recipes For BBQ Weekend
Are you planing a BBQ celebration? Whether you’re hosting your own feast or contributing to a potluck party, I have got a few ideas that will slim down the festivities while still making your tummy and taste buds happy. From lean shrimp skewers to a skinny sangria, check out these tasty fun weekend recipes! Lemon…Read More
How Hormones Affect Your Energy And Weight?
Are willpower and self-control the real solution to low energy and high weight? Maybe not. It might actually be your (powerful) hormones.And I am not just talking about sex hormones here; I am referring to the hormones that directly affect your blood sugar, metabolism,and appetite. Things that actually control your energy and weight. Let’s go…Read More