Is Dairy-Free the Way to Be?

By |2018-04-16T19:17:53-07:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

You may have noticed that “dairy” is a hot topic lately, especially in relation to weight loss. Some argue that dairy is absolutely necessary to support weight loss because of the risk of losing bone. "If you have sufficient calcium intake during weight loss, that can reduce the impact on bone density," says Susan Barr, Ph.D., R.D., a professor of [...]

Diet “Rules” That Are OK to Break

By |2018-04-01T20:24:13-07:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

As we all know, clean eating is a major component of a healthy lifestyle, and that it goes hand in hand with a consistent workout plan. The edicts of the billion-dollar diet industry—what we should eat and what we should avoid—can be hard to follow, however. It seems that the recommendations from health magazines and similar sources change with the [...]

Tips for Controlling Portion Sizes

By |2018-04-02T21:13:00-07:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

The key to healthy eating practices is about both quality and quantity. We all know what quality entails: eating more fruits, vegetables and lean protein, and indulging in fewer desserts, sodas and chips. However, quantity is the other, very important half of the equation. When it comes to ensuring you don’t overeat, you might picture delicate scales and tiny measuring [...]

How to Clear Up Carbohydrate Confusion

By |2018-01-31T22:32:10-07:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Traditional diet knowledge is famous for proclaiming that carbs only cause weight gain, and should therefore be avoided. So when you do go to enjoy a piece of toast in the morning or some rice with your chicken at lunch, you may wonder if it’s a tally in the “healthy” column, or a one in the “indulgence” column. We’re here [...]

This Common Nutritional Mistake Makes Weight Loss Much Harder

By |2018-01-31T22:11:11-07:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

It’s common knowledge that, in order to lose weight, we must burn more calories than we consume. It’s simple logic that we all understand; overeating without exercise will lead to weight gain. However, there’s a bit of fine print that goes with this piece of traditional diet wisdom that we sometimes tend to neglect: the quality of the calories matters—a [...]

Finding the Best Diet for a Healthier New You

By |2017-12-15T10:58:42-07:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle begins with good eating habits, but choosing the best diet to follow is more complicated than just lowering your fat intake to lose weight. A good diet plan should offer the daily nutritional levels the body needs for fuel as well as taking into account your own specific dietary needs. Most importantly, the right diet for [...]

Drinking on a Flat Stomach

By |2017-11-06T21:46:35-07:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Social drinking is just part of, well, being social. There is nothing wrong with it while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, as long as you are smart about the choices you make. Of course completely cutting drinking out of your life is the best thing to do but let's be honest, most people are not willing to make that [...]

Pack a Punch with Protein-rich Foods

By |2017-11-10T09:50:38-07:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Protein is an essential nutrient in our diet. Unfortunately, most women aren't eating enough protein to optimize their nutrition. Protein promotes healthy weight loss, makes you feel fuller for longer and helps build muscle. (Think sexy, lean arms, legs and abs!) Here are some great protein sources and tips and meal ideas for how to add them to your daily [...]

14 Ways To Make Veggies More Appetizing

By |2017-11-10T09:49:51-07:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Are you over boring side dishes of microwave-steamed veggies and boring, ate-a-million-times-already green salads? We have new ways for you to cook and enjoy your less-than-favorite vegetables. Vegetables, full of great nutrients and very low in calories, are a key ingredient in fat loss and maintaining a lean, healthy and fit body. Still, that doesn't always make them what you [...]

6 Ways to Eat Well – Even When You Have a Demanding Job

By |2017-07-31T19:25:39-07:00August 28th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|

Whether you're climbing the corporate ladder or just working a job that keeps you on your feet all the time, eating a healthy, organic diet is tough when you've barely even got time to hit the drive-through. Eating well, however, doesn't have to be impossible when your schedule is packed. In fact, it could even save you time. These six [...]