Category: Healthy Weight

This Childhood Habit Is Bad For You As An Adult

You’ve heard of siblings like this, right? Three brothers, all within about 6 years of each other. Everything is a competition. Even eating. Whoever gets the food onto their plate first gets to eat it, but it had better be gone fast or it could get stolen. If the serving dish on the table only… Read more »

Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss

I’m sure you’re wondering what I’m talking about. You’re probably thinking “But I want to be skinny” or “I need to look good at the beach this summer.” Maybe some of you are thinking “I want to be healthier and that means losing weight.” That’s not necessarily true. Here’s the deal: We need to stop focusing… Read more »

Cool off with these tasty frozen treats!

What can be more fun than ice cream on a hot day. Here are some varieties that won’t break your calorie budget. All portions are based on 1/2 cup serving or per bar: Dreyer’s Mango Fruit Bars: 80 calories Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom Fudge Ice Cream Bars: 60 calories Weight Watchers Divine Triple Chocolate Dessert… Read more »

Are you drinking enough water to help maintain or lose weight?

Drinking enough water every day is a key component to maintaining a healthy weight. Water is a natural appetite suppressor and keeps your kidneys and liver functioning at their best to metabolize fat efficiently. The average man should drink about 3 liters (13 cups) a day and women should drink about 2.2 liters (9 cups)… Read more »

Do you know the safe way to lose weight?

Following a diet that severely restricts types of foods or calls for only eating one type of food is challenging to follow for a long period of time and therefore results in weight regain. Healthy weight loss is a 1/2 pound to 2 pounds per week. This is safe for your body and results in… Read more »

Are late night cravings making your weight loss goals harder to reach?

Unfortunately, our body’s appetite is lowest at 8 AM and highest at 8 PM, making us susceptible to late night cravings. In addition, it is more common to crave higher calorie foods and overeat at night. However, it is not the time that you eat, it is the total calories eaten in a day compared… Read more »

Trying to lose or maintain weight: Skip the second drink

Although many individuals enjoy an alcoholic drink now and then, alcohol can lead to weight gain. Alcohol is energy dense with little nutrients. There are 7 calories per gram in alcohol, which is comparable to fat at 9 calories per gram. This means alcohol calories add up fast! Also, when drinking alcohol, it is broken… Read more »

Tips to lose weight in the new year!

Many of us resolve to make this year the one where we finally lose weight and keep it off. As we all know, this is an ongoing process that can be very challenging. The good news is, weight loss does not have to be difficult. With the right mind set, it is possible to lose… Read more »

Foods that will help you lose fat and burn calories!

Incorporate these foods into this years meal plan to help you lose those unwanted pounds! Tomatoes Oranges Oats Mustard seed Ginseng Turmeric Sweet Potatoes Apples Nuts Quinoa Beans Egg Whites Grapefruit Bananas Pine Nuts Mushrooms Lentils Hot Peppers Organic Lean Meats Green Tea Cinnamon Spinach Berries Avocado Almond Butter Greek Yogurt Honey Cocoa Vinegar Coconut… Read more »