Tag Archives: healthy

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

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

It’s always nice to get something for free. Sugar free, fat free and gluten free. These oatmeal cookies are so easy to whip up in a pinch, and use just a handful of common ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen. They are a perfect, old fashioned wholesome treat for the kids (adult kids included). When they’ve been earned,… Read More

3 Ways to Prepare This Weight Loss “IT” Food

Cauliflower has quickly gone from trite to trendy. And good on us, because that means that this high fiber, nutrition packed, naturally low calorie and low carb veggie can now be found in a variety of delicious, waist-friendly, creative recipes, from garlicky mashed cau-tatoes, to gluten-free cauliflower pizza crust, to low-carb cauliflower rice.   3 Ways to Enjoy Waist-Friendly Cauliflower… Read More

Rich, Delicious & Health-Boosting Coffee Alternatives

Whether you’ve cut coffee out of your life because you are using Slimquick Pure supplements or for other health reasons, ex-coffee enthusiasts may still experience the occasional (or daily) longing for that rich, smooth taste of steaming hot java juice. And while decaf may seem like the next best go-to, even decaf contains some caffeine, and commercial decaffeination methods typically… Read More

5 Ways to Use Autumn Apples

Whether you’ve been apple picking at your local farm or local grocery store, this is the perfect time of year to start incorporating fresh, in-season, high-fiber and nutrition-packed apples into your weight loss diet and healthy lifestyle. Welcome in sweater weather with more anticipation and less winter padding with these fall-friendly, sugar-free, low-fat recipes starring crisp and delicious apples.  … Read More

Jumping Could Be the Most Effective Exercise for Weight Loss

  Remember that giddy, care-free sense of childhood pleasure you use to get as a kid from skipping rope, bouncing on a trampoline or playing a good game of hopscotch? Well – get ready to jump for joy ladies! According to a recent study out of Japan, jumping isn’t only the very best part of the Universal Happy Dance –… Read More

Chocolate Pumpkin Seedtella

When you committed to losing weight, did you think you’d have to completely give up on the guilty pleasure of spooning smooth, chocolatey Nutella into your mouth with giddy, eye-rolling abandon? Well – now you don’t. You’re welcome. This healthy, vegan, sugar-free chocolate spread recipe uses antioxidant-rich pumpkin seeds instead of nuts, rich in healthy fatty acids and trace minerals… 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

4 Fat-Flushing Salsas

Fresh vegetable salsas are not only an easy way to add flavor and festivity to any meal, but they are also high in raw nutrients, extremely low in fat and cholesterol and – according to the latest research – can help to speed up your metabolism. This is because of capsaicin, a chemical found in the hot peppers that are… 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