When I was younger, I really struggled with diet frustration. I would be on a good path, only to have everything backfire within a few weeks. And this really toppled my self-esteem. If only I’d understood that many healthy sounding options are really weight gain foods. Because many of the healthy foods I was choosing were making me fat. I had so little muscle tone. Which meant that all my … [Read more...] about 12 Weight Gain Foods That Sound Healthy But Will Make You Fat
When I hear people say that it’s not healthy to snack, I get really sad. Because I love snacking and I feel that the right snacks have been so helpful in my healthier lifestyle. Snacks fill me up, and keep me satisfied so I don’t feel like I’m starving and have to pig out later in the day. It’s just important to be aware of how to choose diet friendly snacks. Ideally we’d eat entirely fresh, … [Read more...] about Picking On The Go Diet Friendly Snacks
Aah, those last 5 pounds. They can be a bastard. And I relate, because I struggled with them too. Except it was more like 10 pounds. But why quibble about details? Well, I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone. And while there is no set reason you're stuck on those last 5 pounds, there are some common culprits. Are one of these are holding you back? You’re consuming hidden sugar - I … [Read more...] about Why You Can’t Lose Those Last 5 Pounds
Dammit sugar cravings! Why won’t you just leave me alone? But sugar cravings are merciless. They don’t care that you’re trying to eat healthy. They could give a crap about your big event next month. Good intentions? What? They don’t want to hear about that! They just want to sabotage everything. This is why I love No Sugar desserts! The case for No Sugar desserts! Ok, I’m not talking about a … [Read more...] about 5 No Sugar Desserts to Satisfy Sugar Cravings
The proof is in the sauces! What’s the #1 thing that gets people when they’re trying to eat healthy? The innocent seeming sauces added to most food. And lots of my clients are worried about all that fat hidden in those sauces. But my main concern is something different. I’m concerned about the loads of sugar and salt hiding in plain site. When I have clients frustrated that the scale won't … [Read more...] about Get Saucy! Give Your Health A Huge Boost With These Sauces!
Welcome to the 7-Day No Sugar Challenge! I created this No Sugar Challenge for all of you who tell me you are concerned about your sugar intake. Not just from the sweets you eat but from all the hidden sugar hiding in most of the packaged foods found on store shelves. Well, now is the time to put your money where your mouth is. And before you get nervous, know that I'm also gonna tell you all you … [Read more...] about The 7-Day (Skinny & Sexy) No Sugar Challenge
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
I saw the 2014 documentary Fed Up the other day which details the health crisis created by the sugar industry. And if you are able to see it (it is currently streaming on Netflix), it is such a powerful film. So much of what we are told about health and nutrition comes from people trying to make money, not from those looking to really help us lead long, fulfilling lives. This movie really exposes … [Read more...] about Sugar and Hidden Body Fat Dangers