Rethinking Your Meal Plan

By |2018-09-26T22:58:00-07:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

If you are stuck in a food rut and aren’t sure how to pull yourself out, you have probably considered starting a meal plan. Or maybe you’ve tried and failed repeatedly to stick to your plan. In theory, a meal plan is a great idea because it ensures the foods you are eating have the most nutritional bang for your [...]

Following the Keto Craze

By |2018-11-27T14:23:50-08:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Through the years, we have seen many fad diets have come and go. The Beverly Hills Diet, Atkins, Zone, Paleo, the list goes on and on. Today, it seems like everywhere we turn the diet craze called Keto is popping up, and the premise may sound familiar. Keto promises that if you cut carbs and load up on fat you [...]

4 Simple Rules To Fuel Your Healthy Lifestyle

By |2018-06-25T21:28:00-07:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

There are many different ways to lose weight fast by dramatically altering your food intake, but one of the biggest problems with these fad diets is they are tough to maintain and usually wreak havoc on your body. Without the proper nutrition, you will end up feeling hungry, unsatisfied and probably running for the nearest taco shop. Here are four [...]

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 |2018-01-31T22:32:10-08:00March 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 |2018-01-31T22:11:11-08:00February 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 |2017-12-15T10:58:42-08:00December 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 |2017-11-06T21:46:35-08:00December 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 [...]