Category Archives: nutrition

Fat Facts You MUST Know to Lose Weight Successfully

Just thirty years ago, we were told that eating any kind of fat was a death-march to weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack and disease. Ten years later, we were told that unsaturated fat was good, but saturated fat was a death-march to weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack and disease. Ten years after… Read More

“Healthy” Breakfast Foods that Keep You Fat

Breakfast has established an excellent reputation for itself these days – Mr. Most-Important-Meal-of-the-Day, sir, yes sir. That’s because starting your day off with a good breakfast can help determine your mood, your energy level and your appetite for the rest of the day. However, it may be worthwhile changing breakfast’s status to “the most important meal of the day to… Read More

Are “Negative-Calorie Foods” Real or Myth?

Most weight loss diets ask you to practice some form of portion control, and this is usually the part that dieters find to be the most challenging (or a compete turn-off from the very concept of dieting all together). That’s why a far more appealing weight loss strategy for many people is the idea that you can eat as much… Read More

5 Surprising Reasons You Put On Winter Weight (& What to Do About It)

Why does it seem like you gain an extra layer of pudgy padding from more than just your puffy coat every winter? Cold weather seems to bring out the bear in all of us, causing us to want nothing more than to slow down, move less, eat more, curl up, get cozy and take a long snooze until it warms… Read More

15 Low-Carb Holiday Side Dishes

Creamy mashed potatoes, candied yams, apple crumbles, turkey stuffing, cheesy casseroles, buttery biscuits…all the classic foods and flavors that make you look forward to the holidays…with all the carbs and fat that make you dread stepping onto the scale come New Year. You can put together delicious holiday feasts for your family and friends that don’t require everyone’s weight loss… Read More

Easy Appetite Control with Blue

You have a very unique and personal relationship with your food – one that’s affected by your childhood, your culture, your environment, your hormones, your emotional experiences, etc. But there are also certain aspects of your food friendship that are basic to all human beings, hard wired into all of our brains and driving our eating instincts in ways that… Read More

DIY Holiday Chocolate Bonbons

You don’t want to be left behind in all the merry holiday cheer…but you don’t want to leave your weight loss ideals behind you either. Try these homemade chocolate bonbons as a compromise. Sugar-free and low carb while rich in healthy fats and antioxidants, these DIY candies are a healthier alternative to the store-bought kind so that you can enjoy… Read More

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

It’s always nice to get something for free. Sugar free, fat free and gluten free. These oatmeal cookies are so easy to whip up in a pinch, and use just a handful of common ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen. They are a perfect, old fashioned wholesome treat for the kids (adult kids included). When they’ve been earned,… Read More

3 Ways to Prepare This Weight Loss “IT” Food

Cauliflower has quickly gone from trite to trendy. And good on us, because that means that this high fiber, nutrition packed, naturally low calorie and low carb veggie can now be found in a variety of delicious, waist-friendly, creative recipes, from garlicky mashed cau-tatoes, to gluten-free cauliflower pizza crust, to low-carb cauliflower rice.   3 Ways to Enjoy Waist-Friendly Cauliflower… Read More

Rich, Delicious & Health-Boosting Coffee Alternatives

Whether you’ve cut coffee out of your life because you are using Slimquick Pure supplements or for other health reasons, ex-coffee enthusiasts may still experience the occasional (or daily) longing for that rich, smooth taste of steaming hot java juice. And while decaf may seem like the next best go-to, even decaf contains some caffeine, and commercial decaffeination methods typically… Read More