Category Archives: winter

What Most People Get Wrong About Weight Loss

What’s the biggest misconception that gets in so many people’s way when trying to achieve their long-term weight loss goal? According to Shawn Arent, director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University, what’s getting in the way of losing weight IS…trying to lose weight. Huh? Let’s unpackage that… Weight Loss versus Fat Loss A study on… 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

Slimming Soups to Slurp This Winter

One of the secrets of staying warm, healthy and slim throughout the winter is to keep a constant supply of hot low-cal things to sip on in stock. Soups that contain the right ingredients can help keep you toasty, keep you nourished and keep your appetite satisfied, curbing cravings for fatty comfort foods and stuck-to-the-sofa snack foods. Be wary of… Read More

Lean Moroccan Lamb Stew

This meaty stick-to-your-ribs stew is the perfect one-pot meal to satisfy the winter bear in you who seeks out comfort food at the end of the day. Loaded with high-fiber vegetables, legumes, healthy fats, stimulating spices and lean lamb, this classic dish features many of the weight-friendly and heart-healthy ingredients that the Mediterranean diet is so famous for. Lamb is… Read More