Tag Archives: food

Why Summer is the Best Time to Lose Weight

When it comes to losing weight, there really IS no time like the present. During these sultry summer days, despite all of the lazy lounging lulls and backyard barbeques, it turns out that bikini season has all the convenient tools you need to make attaining your bikini body that much easier. 5 Ways Summer Helps You Tip the Scales Back… Read More

5 Mood-Boosting Foods

Eating when you’re feeling down isn’t usually the best idea. We all know it. But do it anyway. Then, sure enough, that box of chocolate-glazed donuts that promised to quickly lift you right back up to happy land leaves you feeling even worse afterward, once the sugar-high dissipates. On the other hand, certain super foods actually do have genuine healing… Read More

Faster Eating leads to Faster Weight Gain – And it’s NOT Because You’re Eating More

Weight gain isn’t just about what you’re eating, says a new study. It’s also about how fast you’re eating it. After reviewing the research findings from 23 different studies, Japanese scientists concluded that self-reported fast eaters were more than twice as likely to be obese than those who reported eating more slowly. Why would zipping through dinner make you fatter… 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 Ways to Enjoy Food More & Weigh Less

If your sweet tooth has a tendency to take over your entire jaw when there’s chocolate cake nearby, or your love of salty snacks has never let you eat just one, than you’ve probably been holding your insatiable taste buds accountable for your inability to lose weight. However, it may be time to bite your tongue. According to the Smell… Read More

How Chiles will Chisel Away Your Body Fat

Some like it hot. Whether it’s hot food, a hot body or a bit a hot n’ heavy that you’re after, research is revealing that an interesting chemical naturally found in some of the spiciest foods in the world could help you get all three. Capsaicin, the plant compound that hikes up the heat in hot peppers, has recently begun… Read More

Is Salt at Fault?

While most of us feel completely lost when it comes to our own personal weight loss, there’s a certain weight loss “common sense” that we all seem to automatically know and attempt to follow without question. ‘Cut out all fat!’ ‘Eat more celery!’ “Have grapefruit for breakfast!’ ‘Lower your salt intake!’ Sound familiar? But have you ever stopped to wonder… 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