Tag Archives: smoothie

Try this Game-Changer Post-Workout Smoothie

Regular exercise turns your body into the perfect landscape for good health and fitness to flourish in. But if you don’t plant the right seeds in this landscape, nothing can ever take root. Everyone knows that exercise is good for our health, but many people don’t realize that exercise itself is actually quite damaging to the body. It tears apart… Read More

16 Heavenly Chocolate Recipes that Are Good for You

We all leaped up into the air, clicked our heels and whooped for joy when scientists announced that our mocha smothered fantasies were real indeed – by George, chocolate is good for us! Studies showed that cacao’s cardiovascular benefits included lowering blood pressure, reducing vascular inflammation and clotting, improving arterial blood flow, decreasing bad cholesterol levels and reducing the risk… Read More

Liquids & Weight Loss: Controversy Finally Put to Rest

A famous Y2K study created quite a stir when it suggested that drink calories may have a higher chance of contributing to weight gain than calories from solid foods. The researchers added 28 spoons of sugar to the daily diets of two groups of participants for one month, spooning it out in the form of jelly beans for one group… Read More

Chocolate Raspberry Probiotic Smoothie Bowl

New research continues to pour in about how critical good gut health is when it comes to breaking down our food, supporting good digestion and elimination, alleviating digestive problems, keeping harmful pathogens out, enhancing the immune system, minimizing incidences of illness and disease, nurturing good brain health, providing crucial vitamins, regulating fat storage, and so much more that we’re only… Read More

6 Slimming Sweet Potato Recipes

Potatoes are widely known as the no-no carb. But the sweet news is that there are some trimmer tubers out there that are actually incredibly-good-for-you health foods that are loaded with nutrients and can help you lose weight. One sweet spud packs 25 percent of your body’s recommended intake of bulky belly-friendly fiber, along with 4 grams of protein and… Read More

Post-Party Green Detox Smoothie (& Other Ways to Forget Last Night Ever Happened)

With a month full of festive dinners, cocktails and parties on the roster, you may fall prey to some unintentional late-night calorie binging. But the worst part is when the magic of the evening completely vanishes the morning after, and all that’s left is the unpleasantly heavy, sluggish, lethargic and bloated reminders of your holiday eating spree that somehow feels… Read More

4 Gut-Melting Green Smoothie Bowls

Your Instragram feed hasn’t been lying to you. Plates are dead. So are cups. Bowls are taking over. And yes, smoothies have gotten the bowl makeover too. No need to panic when trading in your favorite stripy swirly sippy straw for a spoon, though. For people looking to lose some weight, this Smoothie 2.0 could possibly help them get there… Read More

5 Ways to Banish Bloat & A Bulgy Belly

A bloated belly – often caused by gas, constipation, water retention or hormonal fluctuations – isn’t exactly what you need when trying to fit into those jeans you’ve been dying to wear. Fortunately, the bulgy bloating that so often contributes to a puffy looking mid-section can be remedied with a few useful techniques that help you feel better while whittling… Read More

300 Calories or Less Easy Breakfast Ideas

You want to be that wake-up-feeling-happy-refreshed-and-energized-every-morning person. You want to be that gets-up-early-to-fit-in-a-workout-shower-grooming-breakfast-and-quiet-coffee-ritual person. You want to be that breakfast-is-the-most-important-meal-of-my-day person. You want to be that leaves-my-home-every-morning-in-a-state-of-serene-smiling-calm-and-ready-to-start-my-day person. Sometimes, maybe you are that person. Other times…strictly speaking hypothetically here…perhaps you’re not. And on those “alleged” mornings, it’s vital that you don’t fall back on those quick grab-n-go convenience breakfasts full… Read More

Fool-Proof Smoothie Formula

One of the most attractive things about drinking smoothies for weight loss is that there are about a billion and one ways to make them. And one of the most dangerous things about drinking smoothies for weight loss is that there are about a billion and one ways to make them. The problem lies with a few common blender blunders… Read More