Did you know the Super Bowl is one of the biggest calorie fests of the year? The Super Bowl is known as the second largest day for food consumption in the U.S., next to Thanksgiving, according to the USDA. Between chips, dips, wings, and pizza it can be difficult to blitz bad tendencies. That’s why … Continue reading
When is the last time you were asked what you had for dinner last night, only to think, “I can’t remember what I had for breakfast this morning, let alone last night’s dinner!” Many of us are so busy in our daily lives that we don’t pay much attention to what, where, when, or why … Continue reading
The holidays are almost here and yes the average person gains 8 pounds from Halloween to New Years. Here are some tips to help you get through the challenges of this festive time. The most important tip is to continue your weekly visits; nothing will ensure your success more than making that commitment to yourself. … Continue reading
Scientists are beginning to believe the fact that the gut is our second brain. Is there any evidence that some foods could revise our brain chemistry? We know that more serotonin—the “good mood” neurotransmitter—is compounded in the gut than in the brain. This perfectly explains why, sometimes, we just want to devour our problems away.
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Your hands say a lot about your health. Take a look at your nails and you may notice imperfections—white dots, the roughness of the surface—that may not look like much to you, but these blemishes can indicate vitamin deficiency in your body or even serious health problems. From nails that are weak to nails that are pocked, there’s a nutrition cure for almost every ailment. Eating a well-balanced diet filled with protein, vitamins and minerals makes your nails stronger, longer, and healthier from the inside out. … Continue reading
Juicing has become a chic viable contender in the diet industry over the past several years. Controversial because it’s not as healthy or sustainable as eating fresh fruits, and vegetables which are filled with vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. So if your diet includes only fruits and vegetable juice, without other food for several days, that’s an extreme approach that can do more harm than good… Continue reading
You’ve probably already heard that drinking water helps you lose weight, but do you know why? Research suggests that drinking 8-to-10 glasses of water (8 fluid-ounces each) a day can boost metabolism and suppress appetite. Here, how to optimize water’s weight loss potential:
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Losing weight has never been a simple code to decipher and that’s why ninety percent of dieters gain their weight back. How many times have you heard your friends saying “I am not eating anything, how is it that I don’t lose weight?” It is a mystery that haunts us everyday and is yet to be solved. … Continue reading
While never-ending temptations are everywhere, holiday parties and meals don’t have to interrupt your healthy weight loss journey. Preparation is critical. Following are some tips.
Never go to a holiday party hungry. This is a recipe for disaster. Make sure to each some healthy protein before the party to take of the hunger edge. When possible, learn what is being served and write down what you plan to eat. … Continue reading
When is the last time you were asked what you had for dinner last night, only to think, “I can’t remember what I had for breakfast this morning, let alone last night’s dinner!” Many of us are so busy in our daily lives that we don’t pay much attention to what, where, when, or why we eat, according to Dr. Luiza Petre, cardiologist and medical director for three Medi-Weight Loss Clinics. “Being aware of what you eat is a crucial part of the weight loss process. A food diary is an important tool to help you be mindful of your food intake, and take accountability for it. It can also provide insight into your eating patterns and help you identify diet or lifestyle changes that will help you reach your weight goal.”Continue reading
The holidays are here, bringing with them a string of celebrations, chaotic schedules, travel and lots of epicurean indulgences. Our spirits are lifted by the warm feelings that we recall from our childhood: the gifts, the cookies, and the special family times. The invitations and cards are pouring in, and we just want to abandon ourselves to this jubilant romance of year-end. Everything swirls into a relentless eating and partying contest straight through the end of the year! Are you in the mood for the holidays or are you beginning to feel the stress? … Continue reading
More than one-third of American adults are obese 1 . Obesity is a serious health issue. It is associated with the leading causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers, as well as poor mental health and quality of life. The causes of obesity are complex, involving individual factors like genetics, behavior and medications, and societal factors like education and how food is marketed… Continue reading