Weight Loss

Understanding Carbohydrates: How do they work, and why do we need them?

Understanding Carbohydrates: How do they work, and why do we need them?

0 by / on April 25, 2012, 12:22 pm

Not all carbs are created equal! Learn how our bodies break carbs down, and which ones can do a body good. Plus, in this article, we talk about “net carbs” and the “glycemic index”. It’s a must-read!

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DIY Frozen Juice Pops!

DIY Frozen Juice Pops!

3 by / on April 2, 2012, 12:37 pm

Popsicles and juice pops can be loaded with sugar, coloring and high fructose corn syrup, unless you make your own healthy ones at home! Try one of these five starter recipes!

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Healthy Bedtime Snacks!

Healthy Bedtime Snacks!

0 by / on March 27, 2012, 11:19 am

A late night nosh can not only help you maintain blood sugar levels, but it can also improve your sleep. Try my bedtime smoothie recipe tonight for some solid zzz’s.

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Why and How to Lose That Belly Fat!

Why and How to Lose That Belly Fat!

0 by / on March 15, 2012, 1:59 pm

Excess around the belly can lead to premature death. Are you at risk? Learn more about belly fat, partially hydrogenated oils, and how to trim your midsection.

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Favorite Smoothie Add-ins!

Favorite Smoothie Add-ins!

0 by / on March 12, 2012, 10:58 am

Don’t limit your smoothies to just fruit. Try these delicious add-ins of Flaxseed, Wheat Germ, Cocoa Powder, Tofu & Protein to boost the nutritional value, taste and texture of your smoothies.

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Eat less crap. Eat more food.

Eat less crap. Eat more food.

1 by / on February 27, 2012, 10:02 am

A helpful acronym to keep you on track with your healthy eating habits! Here’s the break down of what C-R-A-P and F-O-O-D stands for!

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Add 22 Active Minutes To Your Day!

Add 22 Active Minutes To Your Day!

0 by / on February 14, 2012, 1:10 am

The Mayo Clinic recommends adults get 150 minutes of moderate activity a week, which equates to just 22 little minutes a day! Here’s some fabulously simple tips for how to get those 22 minutes in each day!

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Good To Know, H2O!

Good To Know, H2O!

2 by / on February 12, 2012, 10:15 am

Just a reminder: go get a glass of water! How much water you consume in a day is based upon your weight, and drinking more can help you lose weight, kill hunger pains, and even help your skin become more radiant. Read more here!

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How To Avoid Empty Calorie Foods

How To Avoid Empty Calorie Foods

0 by / on February 9, 2012, 2:58 pm

The USDA warns that many of our foods and beverages contain what they call “empty calories”. In this article, we explain the difference between empty calorie foods and no sugar added foods, as well as some tips for what to look for while grocery shopping!

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BMI Explained: your goals can be to get healthy, not skinny

BMI Explained: your goals can be to get healthy, not skinny

0 by / on January 31, 2012, 12:07 pm

The United States is trending towards obesity in 1/3 of all Americans based on the BMI data from individuals in different states, according to the Center for Disease Control. In this article, we explain how to calculate your BMI, helping you to understand how and why it’s measured.

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