Category Archives: nutrition

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

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

How $1.99 at the Grocery Store Could Help You Lose Weight & Prevent Diabetes

What do sushi, potato salad and Italian bread dip all have in common? Foods you wish you had packed for lunch today – check. Party appetizers that never fail to please a crowd – check. Proof that delicious culinary genius emerges from places all over the world – check. Dishes chock-full of high-carb white starchy foods that, when eaten alone,… Read More

The Skim Scam : The Truth about Low-Fat Milk & Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight, avoid heart disease and diabetes? Avoid full-fat dairy products and stick to skim. Says your doctor. Says the nutritionist on that talk show. Says your best friend. Says the latest release of the American dietary guidelines. Says just about everyone you’ve ever met, for as long as you can remember. Until now. Figuring Out Fat A… Read More

This Saturated Fat actually BURNS Fat!

Perhaps you’ve already heard: unfortunately, we had it all wrong about diet and weight loss for so many years. The stubborn myth that eating fat is what makes you fat is completely FALSE (if you haven’t heard, or you still aren’t sure, read this). In fact, new research shows that one specific type of saturated fat may actually drive fat… Read More

No-Bake Cocoa-nut Bars

While some people are still scared off by the lusciously creamy and delicious fat grams found in coconut, research has shown that the type of fat found in coconut — called MCT — actually helps you get leaner, healthier, and strengthens your immune system. These chunky chocolate coconut bars are ridiculously easy to make, and they store well in the… Read More

This Cleansing Veggie Incinerates Winter Weight

Cabbage first caught the attention of determined dieters back in the ‘80s with the rise of the pungently infamous Cabbage Soup Diet. While a diet of nothing but boiled cabbage for seven days is unsustainably extreme, insufficient nutritionally and hardly appetizing, don’t throw the baby out with the smelly bathwater just yet – when eaten in a well-balanced diet, cabbage… Read More

8 Weight Loss Recipes that Will Make You Love Cabbage

Rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and other superfood nutrients and incredible compounds, studies have shown cabbage can help you lose weight and reduce your risks of cardiovascular problems, chronic illness and disease at the same time. Think beyond cabbage soup (and don’t give up on that either). Colorful, crisp and crunchy, dishes featuring low-cal and low-cost cabbage can be prepared… Read More

The More-Sex-Less-Belly-Fat Superfood You Can Find at the Local Grocery Store

What has the power to majorly stoke your sex drive and metabolism at the same time? According to research, it’s berries. Prized as aphrodisiacs since ancient times, science now has the research to back berries as major boosters of sexual function for both men and women. Numerous studies have also linked these tart treasures with a bushel-load of other major… Read More