Category Archives: nutrition

Chocolate…for Breakfast????!!!!

The key ingredient in the world’s more favorite and naughtiest indulgences – cocoa – has been scientifically deemed an A-list healthy superfood! AND. It can even do a body good when you shamelessly have it for breakfast. Okay, Alright, Alright, Okay, alrightokayalright…so Cocoa Puffs and instant Dunkin Heinz don’t quite make the cut, thanks to all the not-so-healthy additions thrown… Read More

Healthy Grocery List For Weight Loss

Heading into the store without a well thought-out grocery list in hand usually results in heading back out with a frozen dinner, a tub of Chunky Monkey, canned corn and salted peanuts. Simplify your life by sticking to a baseline grocery list every week that already includes the clean-eating weight loss basics. Not only does this help to make your… Read More

5 Reasons You’re Addicted to Salty Snacks

Why does the house always win at the “betchya can’t eat just one” betting table? Because they’re banking on you being part of the human race. So you keep losing all your chips down your face hole in every hand full. Darn it. Humans are hard-wired to love salt, a craving that hails back to ancient times when salt was… Read More

Final Verdict: Paleo Diet & Weight Loss

The Paleo diet is all the rage, based on the idea that we too can achieve the well-sculpted, lean, toned, toga-wearing physique of our hunter-gatherer ancestors if we ditch the diet of modern Western culture (think: processed foods, refined grains, sugar-and-salt heavy packaged products, etc.) in favor for caveman cuisine (think: wild game, greens, berries, nuts, seeds, roots, etc.). Certainly,… Read More

The Food that Ruins Your Love Life

We’ve accepted that what you put into your mouth will eventually come to affect your waistline. But we don’t often think about what it could be doing beneath it. The hormones in your body are all interconnected, working in harmony and interdependently to regulate every single process and function that takes place in there. The status of your insulin hormone,… Read More

Top 10 Best Foods for Health & Weight Loss

Do you believe that you’re the master of your own fate? Certainly, there’s so much in life that seems to spin completely out of your control. But there is a lot in your life that definitely is very much in your court – much more than you realize, perhaps. It starts with what you place in your mouth every day.… Read More

Don’t Waste Your Time with These 5 “Weight Loss” Snacks

Americans sure do like their snacks. Snacks weigh down the average American’s daily diet with an additional 580 calories per day, and more than half the country said they prefer snacking over meals, according to one recent study. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Eating several small mini-meals throughout the day in place of the standard 3-square-meals model is a… Read More

How Cheaters Can Lose Weight Too

A strict diet and exercise plan is a major aphrodisiac for a Type A personality. For the Type Bs out there, it’s a major appetizer. Pass the beer, wings and chocolate cake while you tell me more about how I can never eat my fav foods ever again if I want to lose weight… Luckily, many experts in the health… Read More

Goodbye Carb Cravings! Break-Up with Sugar for Good

Why is it so hard to quit sugar? No matter how much will-power you muster against it, those cravings keep creeping up on you, especially during times of stress or when you’re feeling down. It’s not just you. Sugar is a highly addictive substance for everyone. Research shows that sugar stimulates the same brain pathways as some of the most… Read More

7 Simple Morning Habits that Jumpstart Weight Loss

A wise woman once said: “The best way to finish what you start is to start the way you want to finish.” The same holds true for weight loss. The things you do in those first few hours after waking can either set you up for a day of high spirits, endless energy, good health and easy weight loss, or… Read More