You want to lose weight and you want to lose it now. And why not take the quickest route possible to get the results you want? You tell yourself that the crash diet is just the beginning. You know you aren't going to eat like this FOREVER. You'll just do it long enough to lose a little weight. And from that point, you'll start eating healthier. The problem is that even though people lose quick … [Read more...] about Your Crash Diet May Lead To Weight Gain! Do This Instead!
We all need snacks on the run! I talk a lot about how to live and eat healthier. But I haven't talked about actual products to help make your life easier and more enjoyable on your way to health...until now. I'm launching a new section of my blog specifically dedicated to my favorite products. This will be an addition to my standard weekly post. How often will I be doing this? As often as … [Read more...] about My Favorite Snack Products For Busy Days
You might consider weight loss or just improving your health as one of your top aspirations. But what is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of your last attempt at healthy living or weight loss? If the first word that comes to mind is "failure", let's start to change that. If you can only maintain your healthy regimen for a week or two, you might just need to make some small … [Read more...] about 10 Daily Practices for Health & Weight Loss
Candy, cakes, cookies: These are one of the pleasures in life. And I'm all for you treating yourself from time to time. But did you know that these treats are probably only the tip of the iceberg in your sugar consumption? Because there is so much sweetness hidden in food that even those abstaining from dessert are probably eating too much sugar. And all this sugar might be making you fat and … [Read more...] about 15 Absolutely Painless Way to Cut Sugar From the Diet
Why is fasting is popular for weight loss? So flash back to my college days. Here I was, awkward in my body, feeling anything but sexy and thinking that all of my problems could disappear easy peasy if I could snap my fingers and become a skinny girl. I just needed to figure out how to lose weight for long enough and in a consistent enough way to reach my goals. I was stuck in this body that I … [Read more...] about The Dangers with Fasting and Weight-Loss
Why diet preparation? You're committed to making positive changes in your health and your waistline. Congratulations! I applaud you for making improvements for your well-being. But what is your diet preparation? Because if you tell yourself that you'll start your diet on Monday, but you haven't properly prepared, you've already set yourself up for failure. Diet preparation goes deeper than … [Read more...] about Diet Preparation: Steps to Take BEFORE Your Next Diet
A new year always brings about fresh possibilities and a new health trend. We start with a blank slate. What will happen in the days ahead? Anything is possible. But there is one thing that I know for sure. There will be a new health trend, a bandwagon for everyone to jump upon and a seemingly easy solution to getting into your skinny jeans. What will be the next hot health trend? Your guess is … [Read more...] about My Health Trend Picks for the New Year
Insomnia is a growing problem. And many are surprised, after years of luxurious sleep, to suddenly find themselves staring at the ceiling counting sheep. Insomnia is something that we are more at risk for every year that we live. If you find yourself unable to get good shut-eye, your doctor will most probably talk to you about stress. But you need to also investigate your diet. There are … [Read more...] about Insomnia Alert: Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed
Do you have a plan when you enter the supermarket? Or do you wander aimlessly through the aisles hoping to pick out what you need? When shopping, it is extremely important to start with some preparation. Otherwise, you may come home with a bunch of healthy foods that don't actually go together. Or you'll find your shopping cart full of comfort food, leaving you without healthy options for the … [Read more...] about Avoid Shopping Cart Mayhem with Supermarket Diet Tips!
The question of what to eat for breakfast is a tough one for many. My husband often says, with a smile, that I've done a horrible job finding him a suitable healthy breakfast options for his lifestyle. So much of the food that is marketed as standard, quick breakfast food is nutrient depleted. And while I wouldn't go so far as to say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day (hey, … [Read more...] about 20 Healthy Breakfasts You’ll Want To Eat!