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!)
As a diet coach, I’ve learned an important lesson. You need the right diet inspiration or it’s nearly impossible to stay on track. But the secret is that this inspiration needs to be about more than looks or fitting into that perfect swimsuit. Take me as an example. For years, I aspired to have a body like the actresses I saw on TV. And that would motivate me, especially at the start of a new … [Read more...] about The Mindset that Creates Lasting Weight Loss
What are diet lies? They are what you tell yourself when you’re feeling uncomfortable on your weight loss journey and are looking for a way to self-sabotage. They aren’t intentional. We’ve all told them from time to time. But they can get in the way of progress. Shifting to a healthier lifestyle is difficult. It entails giving up the old to embrace the new. It’s no wonder that you just want to … [Read more...] about 5 Diet Lies You Tell Yourself & How They Hurt You
People always get this really surprised look when I say I have a sugar addiction. As if the fact that I talk so much about healthy eating means I don’t get tempted. Because I totally do. The difference between the old me and me in the present is how I handle my addiction. For much of my life, I ate something sweet with every meal. I had a ‘lightly sweetened’ cereal for breakfast. My lunch … [Read more...] about 7 Things That Helped Me Quit My Sugar Addiction
Everyone’s looking for the hot new Superfood. And if we’re talking Superfoods, we can’t leave collagen out of the conversation. It’s adored for keeping people youthful and strong. And bonus - it may help with weight loss too! Why is collagen so super beneficial for your body? It’s a key component of healthy skin. It’s a main ingredient of joints and muscles. And it's lost as part of the aging … [Read more...] about Collagen for Healthy Weight Loss & A Strong Body!
Fast food restaurants can be one of the greatest diet disasters. You may have an easy enough time eating healthy at home. But going out presents a much greater obstacle. So eating while travelling or on the run can create stress and overwhelm. Fast food tends to be a fat and sugar filled nightmare. And fast food restaurants are notoriously not weight loss friendly. But guess what? You can eat … [Read more...] about How to Not Blow Your Diet At Fast Food Restaurants
You start your day with the best of intentions. Today, you’ll practice eating in moderation. But temptation can get the best of you. And the best laid plans can fail. So, today we’ll talk about ways you can make eating in moderation fool-proof. Because, you can’t just tell yourself you’re going to eat better. You have to make it easy. And the only way to do this is to come up with a … [Read more...] about 10 Ways To Practice Eating in Moderation
Cauliflower is sprouting up everywhere! Each time I walk into the supermarket, I see a new product on store shelves featuring cauliflower. So are these a diet friend - meaning will they leave you healthier and help you lose weight? Or are all these cauliflower products just a well-packaged gimmick? The popularity of cauliflower In this era of the low-carb diet, cauliflower has been all the rage. … [Read more...] about Cauliflower Baked Goods: Diet Friend or Advertising Gimmick?
Chocolate is every girl’s best friend. So why shouldn’t a healthy diet include it? And so my search began for guilt free, sugar-free chocolate bars. Just something I could enjoy as an occasional treat that I didn't have to feel guilty about. Dark chocolate especially is full of antioxidants. That’s healthy, right? The biggest issue with chocolate bars is all that sugar. It’s so fattening and … [Read more...] about My Favorite Low- Carb, Sugar-Free, Guilt free Chocolate Bars
I’ve been obsessed with the whole infrared sauna thing lately. Call me crazy, but I love the heat. And I’ve heard great things about infrared saunas for detox and weight loss. So when I got a coupon for a free sweat session at Shape House in Larchmont, I was super excited. I’d been honestly planning to try Shape House for quite some time. Shape House has recently been in the spotlight due to … [Read more...] about (Shape House/Larchmont) My Infrared Sauna Experience