Category Archives: health tip

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

Keep Carbs from Causing Weight Gain

No matter how many times you’re told to kick carbs from your diet for weight loss, you can’t seem to keep them off the brain. Of course you can’t – that’s because your brain, muscles and all the organs in your body use carbs as their ideal go-to source of fuel for proper functioning and balance. Where you start to… Read More

It’s Harder for You than Your Mom to Lose Weight

If you’ve been struggling to lose weight for a while now, than you’ve likely combed through just about every aspect of your lifestyle, trying to figure out where you’re going wrong. Are you eating too many calories? Have you indulged in too many carbs? Are you not exercising enough? You keep trying different diets, you’re tracking your steps, you’re exercising… 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

Why Women Lose Out on the Incredible Benefits of Protein

In the last twenty years, the effectiveness of a good high-protein diet for successful weight loss and better health has become fairly common knowledge. And yet, despite this, the U.S.D.A. found that one third of women between the ages of 20 to 40 are still not getting their daily recommended amount of protein – which, according to many nutritionists, isn’t… Read More

DIY Roasted Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

Grocery stores everywhere are pushing pumpkins right now. And even if you aren’t the jack-o-lantern type, don’t let the opportunity for fresh DIY pumpkin seeds (or seeds from any kind of squash) pass you by. Most store-bought pumpkin seeds are over-roasted and rancid, destroying most of the healthy nutrients that make them such an ideal snack to begin with. Pumpkin… 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

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

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

Mouth-Watering Vegetarian Chili

As warm days grow chilly, it’s time to start thinking about warming comfort foods that sooth the body and soul without the added fat or unhealthy ingredients. Vegetarian chili is a great way to keep your diet high in fat-blasting veggies as temperatures dip lower outside, satisfying you with fibre-filled, protein-packed and nutritious plant foods that heat up your mouth… Read More