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15 Low-Carb Holiday Side Dishes

Creamy mashed potatoes, candied yams, apple crumbles, turkey stuffing, cheesy casseroles, buttery biscuits…all the classic foods and flavors that make you look forward to the holidays…with all the carbs and fat that make you dread stepping onto the scale come New Year. You can put together delicious holiday feasts for your family and friends that don’t require everyone’s weight loss… Read More

DIY Holiday Chocolate Bonbons

You don’t want to be left behind in all the merry holiday cheer…but you don’t want to leave your weight loss ideals behind you either. Try these homemade chocolate bonbons as a compromise. Sugar-free and low carb while rich in healthy fats and antioxidants, these DIY candies are a healthier alternative to the store-bought kind so that you can enjoy… Read More

What You Eat First Affects Your Weight

Now you can have your cake and eat it too. As long as you eat it after your protein and veggies, says a new study. A pilot study published in Diabetes Care found that the order in which you eat your macro-nutrients during your meal – proteins, carbohydrates and fats – has a direct impact on your after-meal blood sugar,… Read More

Will I Lose Weight on a Gluten-Free Diet?

Question: I need to lose major weight, and so I’m trying to eat better and purchase better, healthier foods for my family. I know that the gluten-free diet is supposed to be great for losing weight, but gluten-free products cost something crazy and drive my food bills up through the roof. I’d like to know if eating gluten-free will help… Read More

Naturally Burn Fat like Young Children Do

When newborns first enter into the world, they’re in for a rude awakening – it’s awfully cold out here! Tossed out of a balmy 98.6 degree womb and shot straight into a significantly chillier room temperature, the change in climate can be a pretty distressing – and dangerous – prospect for a little person who is still unable to shiver… Read More

Flame-Grilled Low-Fat Beef Burgers

What does summer taste like? It takes like a juicy, mouth-watering, flame-grilled burger lifted straight from a charcoal bar-B, its fiery scent wafting in through your nostrils upon a soft summer breeze as you lift it to your lips and sink your teeth in for that first, satisfying bite… The beauty of this tantalizing beef burger recipe is that it… Read More

Break Sugar Addiction in 5 Steps

Sugar is bad news. It’s linked to weight gain, obesity, type 2 diabetes, depression, heart disease and cancer. So if you want to lose weight, get healthy and feel better, just stop eating it. Starting…..right now. Good. Phew. Got that over with. Okay then. Moving on. Only it never actually works that way. And that’s not just because sugar and… 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

8 Sweet Uses for Strawberries

You can’t have let the entire summer pass you by without at least one foray into a U-Pick strawberry patch, or one indulgent grocery shopping spree on these sweet, seasonal sensations (especially when this is the time of year to buy them at reduced cost!). But now…what to do with them? Low on the glycemic index and high in fiber… Read More

Flatten Your Tummy!

Muffin top, love handles, belly bulge, beer gut, spare tire…almost everyone seems to have a pet name for their midsection that not only reveals how unhappy most of us feel about this major focal point on our bodies, but also how common this problem area seems to be for most people. There’s a good reason for this: it’s because most… Read More