Wouldn’t it be great if you could look the way you want without eating well? That would be amazing! But it’s far from reality for most of us. But the good news is that there are some legitimate reasons to get excited about health food. I know that sounds crazy, but stay with me for a second. My years before health food When I was younger, my diet was mostly carbs and sugar. And we’re not talking … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons to Get Excited About Health Food (Really!)
When I was a kid, I was always told to chew more. I didn't think much of it. But would you believe - there’s more to chewing than I originally believed. When I was little, I thought chewing was all about not choking. Admittedly, pretty important stuff. But was I really going to choke just because I took a few less bites? I was dubious. Then I got older. And I became much more weight … [Read more...] about The Real Way to Chew Your Food
I can handle eating healthy meals. But I get bored in the snacking department. I need weight loss snacks that are cravable. But I lot of ‘diet’ snacks leave me feeling dissatisfied My theory on weight loss is that it will never work if you’re left constantly desiring what you can't have. It's important to find healthy options that “do it for you” - if you know what I mean. I like carrots and … [Read more...] about 8 Amazing Store Bought Weight Loss Snacks
When your body is craving a certain type of food, it won’t let you forget. You’ll find yourself imagining that food over and over until you eat it. This is not helpful if you’re trying to lose weight or stick to a healthy lifestyle! Food cravings are sometimes a sign that your body is missing something. For example it’s common to crave fruit when you’re actually dehydrated, Or you crave salt … [Read more...] about Say Bye Bye To Hunger Pangs & Food Cravings
What is mindful eating? To put it simply, it is a process of become more conscious of what you eat. It teaches you to pay attention to the food you put in your mouth. And with awareness, comes a host of other potential benefits from weight loss to a better emotional relationship with food. Mindful eating is such an important part of a positive relationship with food. With mindful eating, you’ll … [Read more...] about Mindful Eating: 8 Ways to Get There
Chocolate is an important part of almost any gal’s life. Whether it’s dark, milk, or white, Chocolate can feel like a bff. It’s gotten me through times when I’ve felt sad and heartbroken. And it’s been a part of many of my life celebrations. So I think it’s important to honor chocolate cravings when you have them. When I was younger, I never could understand it when people said they preferred … [Read more...] about 6 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Chocolate Cravings
I often talk about my personal struggle in losing weight in my teens and early 20s. I went up and down on the scale and did destructive things to my body. And I went through horrible periods of deprivation that left me feeling empty. And the worst part i that this deprivation didn’t lead to anything lasting. I was so frustrated. I changed my pattern when I changed my attitude. And the biggest … [Read more...] about How to Drop Pounds Eating Food You Love
Bombshell moment here! I eat a junk diet. Not all the time, of course. But we all have our days. So I try to create balance when my diet goes off track. That’s why I love these supercharged foods. Hear me out. I’m not telling you to eat crap. But when it happens, you’ll help yourself by bolstering your nutrient reserves. This will help in two ways. Supercharged foods to the rescue First, … [Read more...] about 10 Supercharged Foods to Compensate for a Junk Diet
As a weight loss coach, I see first-hand the power of pre-diet preparation. What is this pre-diet preparation I talk of? This is the step you take in the days leading up to your new eating plan that can determine your diet success. So this week I’m going to go over a fun, (yes, I just said fun), 6 step plan to get you ready to hit a home run in the weight loss department. This will prepare … [Read more...] about Your Pre-Diet Game Plan For A Weight Loss Victory!
Fact: Most people start the holiday season with the intention to control binge eating, but lose control before the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade even begins. The holidays are a crazy, fun whirlwind time of year. And one of the most thrilling parts of the season is eating all that scrumptious food. I mean, would the holidays really be the holidays without egg nog, boxes of chocolate, candy … [Read more...] about Avoid A Holiday Buffet Binge! How To.Whoop Your Cravings Monster Like A Ninja!