Tag Archives: healthy eating

Ginger-Sesame Edamame & Soba Noodle Bowl

This healthy and vibrantly vegan noodle bowl is packed with seasonal spring-time produce that’s high in fiber and nutritional quality while light in saturated fat and cholesterol. Colorful and flavorful, this dish sure does make a crowd feel good (or halve the recipe if it will be making lunch or dinner for just one happy camper), and is a great… Read More

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

Chocolate…for Breakfast????!!!!

The key ingredient in the world’s more favorite and naughtiest indulgences – cocoa – has been scientifically deemed an A-list healthy superfood! AND. It can even do a body good when you shamelessly have it for breakfast. Okay, Alright, Alright, Okay, alrightokayalright…so Cocoa Puffs and instant Dunkin Heinz don’t quite make the cut, thanks to all the not-so-healthy additions thrown… Read More

Can Your Gut Bacteria Make You Eat Ice Cream

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? WHO STOLE THE COOKIES FROM THE COOKIE JAR? Not Me. Yes You. Couldn’t be. Than Who? Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar. Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar…no seriously, they inhabited my body, took over my brain and forced me to do it… Lame “invasion of… 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

Overeating Myths That May Be Holding You Back

As we get older, we eventually figure out how to manage and control all the many important areas of our lives. But, for some reason, when it comes to food, we keep getting stuck. Bombarded with so many ideas about what to eat, how much to eat, when to eat, where to eat from, it’s so easy to start feeling… Read More

Healthy Grocery List For Weight Loss

Heading into the store without a well thought-out grocery list in hand usually results in heading back out with a frozen dinner, a tub of Chunky Monkey, canned corn and salted peanuts. Simplify your life by sticking to a baseline grocery list every week that already includes the clean-eating weight loss basics. Not only does this help to make your… Read More

Could Your Poop Predict Your Weight Loss?

If we’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that losing weight is far more complex than simply balancing calories in with calories out. One’s ability to successfully lose weight is tied into several different factors, like diet, activity level, sleep, stress management, hydration, environmental factors, genetics, etc. A new line of research on the human body’s microbiome is leading to… 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

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