Category: Nutrition

5 Reasons Your Diet May Be Doomed to Fail Before You Even Begin – Part 2

5 Reasons Your Diet May Be Doomed to Fail Before You Even Begin – Part 2

2 more Signs Your Diet May be Doomed to Fail Before you Even Begin, plus 2 more strategies for success!   #4 – You’re Eating the Same Poor Quality Food, Just Smaller Portions Alright, here’s some basic science for you: When it comes to weight loss, it all comes down to calories in the end....

5 Reasons Your Diet May Be Doomed to Fail Before You Even Begin

5 Reasons Your Diet May Be Doomed to Fail Before You Even Begin

Signs your plan is doomed to fail before you even begin (plus success strategies to help you get off on the right foot) – Part 1 of 2 This is it. This is the time that you’ll finally get your act together and GET HEALTHY. This is the time you’ll lose the weight for good!...

Searching for the Best Weight Loss Plan – What Really Works?

Searching for the Best Weight Loss Plan – What Really Works?

Ask five people what the perfect weight loss plan is, and you’ll likely get 5 different answers. But each person will be adamant that theirs is correct.  Even “experts” are continually debating the most beneficial modes of exercise, the most successful exercise programming, or the healthiest eating plan.  Scanning the internet, you can come to...

Resist that Muffin – Why Calorie Counting Just Isn’t Enough

Resist that Muffin – Why Calorie Counting Just Isn’t Enough

Think all calories are created equal?  Is it always better to choose a lower calorie food over something that is higher in calories?  No.  There’s more to weight loss that just cutting and counting your calories.  There’s more to calories than meets the eyes, and they’re ending up on your belly.  The problem is that...

The Truth about Carbohydrates and Why You Need Them

The Truth about Carbohydrates and Why You Need Them

What’s the deal with carbohydrates? Do you eat them or not? If you’re trying to lose body fat, then you shouldn’t any carbohydrates at all, right?  Wrong answer.  Unfortunately there is a lot of confusing and conflicting information out there, leaving you not knowing what to do or leading you into eating in an unhealthy...

Sugar and the Unsweet Truth: It Could Be Killing You

Sugar and the Unsweet Truth: It Could Be Killing You

Do you know how much the average American consumes in sugar each week? The frightening truth: 2-3 lbs of sugar every week! The American Heart Association’s recommended daily amounts of sugar a day are a maximum of 30 grams for women and 45 grams for men. To put it in perspective, 1 teaspoon equals approximately...

MIND Diet Delivers Hope

MIND Diet Delivers Hope

Did you know, that an alarming eleven percent of adults (about 1 out of 9) aged 65 and older suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. Chances are you have a loved one that has it, know of someone that does, or has lost a loved one to this horrible disease. It is the sixth leading cause of...

How You Can Stay On Track When Stress Comes Knocking?

How You Can Stay On Track When Stress Comes Knocking?

When life hands you a lemon, do you make lemonade? Unfortunately, what people tend to do when life gets stressful, is to eat more and exercise less. When life hands us lemons, we’re adding some vodka to that lemonade, or making pies and cookies with it instead. In other words, when times get stressful, it...

Are You Trapped In a Diet Cycle?

Are You Trapped In a Diet Cycle?

How many times have you been on a diet? I would imagine some of us can’t even count the number of times they’ve been on one. For some, it constantly seems like they’re on one, trying anything that they heard works for quick weight loss. So, why is this the case? One reason that most...

Can You Have Your Beer and Drink it Too?

Can You Have Your Beer and Drink it Too?

I love the proverbial quote, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too.” It makes me think of the trade-offs and cost of the choices you make. Who doesn’t want to have the best of both worlds? Who doesn’t want to be able to have their cake (or beer) and eat (or drink) it...