Tag Archives: nutrition

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

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

How Eating 3 X More Food Led to Healthy Weight Loss

Harvard anthropologist Richard Wrangham theorized that our ancient hunter-gatherer ancestors may have been eating about 12 pounds of food each and every day! What would likely happen to us, in today’s times, if we each ate 12 pounds of food every day? Weight gain, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer. So what gives? Why can’t we get away with it anymore?… 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

The Skim Scam : The Truth about Low-Fat Milk & Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight, avoid heart disease and diabetes? Avoid full-fat dairy products and stick to skim. Says your doctor. Says the nutritionist on that talk show. Says your best friend. Says the latest release of the American dietary guidelines. Says just about everyone you’ve ever met, for as long as you can remember. Until now. Figuring Out Fat A… Read More

This Saturated Fat actually BURNS Fat!

Perhaps you’ve already heard: unfortunately, we had it all wrong about diet and weight loss for so many years. The stubborn myth that eating fat is what makes you fat is completely FALSE (if you haven’t heard, or you still aren’t sure, read this). In fact, new research shows that one specific type of saturated fat may actually drive fat… Read More

The More-Sex-Less-Belly-Fat Superfood You Can Find at the Local Grocery Store

What has the power to majorly stoke your sex drive and metabolism at the same time? According to research, it’s berries. Prized as aphrodisiacs since ancient times, science now has the research to back berries as major boosters of sexual function for both men and women. Numerous studies have also linked these tart treasures with a bushel-load of other major… 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

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

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