Category Archives: weight loss

15 Weight Loss Strategies That Don’t Involve Diet or Exercise

Diet and exercise get all the glory in the weight loss biz. And, without a doubt, they’re definitely star players. But what about all the little people working behind the camera? What about the support staff behind the scenes, who make it all come together more successfully in a way that diet and exercise alone can’t do? Are you just… 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

How Eating 3 X More Food Led to Healthy Weight Loss

Harvard anthropologist Richard Wrangham theorized that our ancient hunter-gatherer ancestors may have been eating about 12 pounds of food each and every day! What would likely happen to us, in today’s times, if we each ate 12 pounds of food every day? Weight gain, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer. So what gives? Why can’t we get away with it anymore?… Read More

Top 10 WORST Foods for Your Health & Waist Line

You discovered that these Top 10 BEST Foods  can work some serious nutritional magic when it comes to improving your health and well-being while shrinking your belly fat (if you haven’t yet, check it out here). Now the bad news. While those foods are nature’s perfectly crafted keys that unlock your body’s abilities to optimally function, self-heal and burn fat,… 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

How Food Containers Effect Your Body

The “BPA-Free” label is starting to appear on more and more plastic and canned products on the shelves, and for good reason. BPA, an abbreviation for Bisphenol A, is a chemical widely used in hard plastics and in the linings of food and drink cans, commonly found in products like water bottles, baby bottles, aluminum cans of soup, soda and… 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

4 Gut-Melting Green Smoothie Bowls

Your Instragram feed hasn’t been lying to you. Plates are dead. So are cups. Bowls are taking over. And yes, smoothies have gotten the bowl makeover too. No need to panic when trading in your favorite stripy swirly sippy straw for a spoon, though. For people looking to lose some weight, this Smoothie 2.0 could possibly help them get there… Read More

How to “Drink More Water” the Right Way

“Drink More Water” is one of those well-meant – but extremely vague – pieces of health wisdom that we’ve all heard or read somewhere, along with “Eat Right”, “Be More Active”, “Love Yourself”, and “Live a Balanced Lifestyle.” Each of those health mantras have the potential to transform all of our lives. If only we could just understand what the… Read More

10 No-Calorie Tasty Twists on Plain Water

Drinking more clean filtered water is key to losing weight. And while sweetened beverages, juices and sodas pack on the pounds, drinking plain old water all the time can get boring. What’s the perfect no-calorie solution to shake things up a bit in the drinking department while continuing to promote weight loss? Infused water. Infusing you water with flavorful medleys… Read More