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The Weight Loss Secrets of the Mediterranean & Japanese Diets

Japan and the Mediterranean regions are both widely known for having populations that are both leaner, live longer and have less disease than most other places in the world. Amazingly, both populations have demonstrated reduced risks of obesity by an average of 25 percent, stroke by an average of 25 percent, cancer by an average of 31 percent, and Parkinson’s… Read More

6 Belly-Friendly Breakfast Toasts

Did you dismally ditch toast for breakfast when you decided it was time to cut carbs and lose weight? Well, turns out you can still raise your glass and toast toast if you want to. You can have your bread and lose weight too, if it’s of a 100 percent whole grain, minimally processed and sprouted variety (like Ezekiel brand… Read More

10 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish in 10 Minutes

As the year comes to a close, we start to look hopefully towards new beginnings, a fresh start, the chance to do it differently this time around. But while new year’s resolutions like “lose weight”, “eat right”, “get in shape”, “stress less” and “sleep more” all do the trick of pumping you up with enthusiasm when you make them in… 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

‘Tis the Season: Your Holiday Party Weight Loss Survival Guide

The holiday season is a happy time to spend with family and loved ones. But often, it’s also a major set-up for major disappointment. On the one hand, you’re making life-altering resolutions to finally pinch that pouch and kick those extra curves to the curb for good. On the other hand, the amount of food being set in front of… Read More

6 EASY Healthy Food Gift Ideas!!!

Gift giving doesn’t have to break the bank, and holiday eating doesn’t have to break the scale! Turn these delectably healthy treats into personalized gifts under the tree, hostess gifts or stocking stuffers by packaging them in glass mason jars, creating a stick-on label, and dangling a small, meaningfully handwritten holiday card expressing your love from a beautifully tied ribbon.… Read More

Ancho Chocolate Truffle Balls

Here’s a little choco-luscious pick-me-up for all you S.A.D. people out there in the thick of winter. And, with a nod of challenge to cold and flu season, we’ve also taken the liberty of punching up your sweet chocolate treat with a bit of heat, ancho chile style. Chili peppers help to boost immunity, clear congestion, fight inflammation, and trigger… Read More

Soothing Sippers to Warm You This Winter

As dark chilly days descend upon us, what could be more soothing than a steaming hot mug to gratefully wrap frozen fingers around for warmth and comfort? These sweet steamy brews are deliciously decadent while free of sugar and unhealthy ingredients and very low in fat and calories. Let them be your perfect evening couch companion, drawing renewed warmth, energy… 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

15 Weight Loss Strategies That Don’t Involve Diet or Exercise

Diet and exercise get all the glory in the weight loss biz. And, without a doubt, they’re definitely star players. But what about all the little people working behind the camera? What about the support staff behind the scenes, who make it all come together more successfully in a way that diet and exercise alone can’t do? Are you just… Read More