Tag Archives: cravings

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

Kill Cravings in 3 Minutes

Sure, eating clean and cutting out all things sugary, salty and crunchy sounds easy enough in theory. But when a craving hits hard, all theories melt away. You drown in the moment, in the wanting, in the need to have it. Next thing you know, you’ve hit the greasy bottom of the now emptied barbeque corn chips bag that was… Read More

5 Secrets to Making Desserts Healthier

You can’t have your cake and eat it too…but maybe you’d feel less guilty about trying to if it was actually good for you, right? Running away from your sweet tooth is an endless uphill battle when you’re on a women’s weight loss plan, but the right sweet treat makes it perfectly okay to slow down and give in every… Read More

5 Low-Fat Foods You Should STOP Eating

In the past 40 years, low-fat food options have become just as common-place in grocery stores as the traditional basics like milk and eggs (and you can get those in low-fat too). Why, then, have weight gain, obesity, and weight-related illnesses become more common-place then ever during the exact same time period? A few features of the low-fat food revolution… Read More

What Is A Well Balanced Meal Anyways?

What Is a Balanced Meal Anyways? Your childhood probably echoes with people nagging you about this. You may even find yourself saying it to your own kids. ”You have to eat a well-balanced meal…was that a well-balanced meal, Mister?…you can have dessert after you’ve eaten a well-balanced meal…” Did you ever stop to wonder what that really means? What kind… Read More

Cravings? Tips on how to stop them!

We all know the story… you started your SLIMQUICK program, started eating right and exercising daily. At first your hunger has been curbed, you stick to snacks that are healthy and full of fiber… then – the cravings strike!  A full bag of potato chips later, you are left with salty crumbs all over your lips and a deep feeling… Read More

What is a BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)?

Many people don’t outright ask: “Hey, what is my Basal Metabolic Rate?” However, I think that most people should. Actually, a lot of people do ask this question – but just in a more indirect way.   Asking: “How many calories should I be consuming in a day?” is pretty much the same thing as asking what your BMR is.… Read More

A Beginner’s Guide To Tightening Your Tummy!

So you have decided to start a workout program to trim and tone your tummy  but you are unsure of where to start? A big question that I get from Challengers are exercises to minimize the belly area (a very common women’s problem area). My first response to this is that: YOU CANNOT SPOT REDUCE. Doing a million crunches every… Read More