Lose Weight the Smart Way this Summer

Swimsuit season is here and it’s not too late to shed a few pounds.  But a crash diet isn’t the answer.  You need to be smart about weight loss so that it lasts.  Here are six tips to lose weight the smart way this summer.  You can thank us later. Replace a meal with a… Read more »

Summer Smoothie Fruits for Weight Loss

Smoothies are a cool, refreshing way to get in your fruits and veggies this summer and slim down in the process.  Here are four summer fruits you should include in your smoothie for weight loss success: Watermelon– What says summer more than juicy, ripe watermelon? It also makes a perfect summer smoothie.  Watermelon is considered… Read more »

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Increased Belly Fat

New research warns that people who carry much of their excess fat around their waist are at risk of vitamin D deficiency. The finding highlights another damaging health effect of obesity. Low vitamin D levels have been linked to poor bone health, as well as increased risk for respiratory infection, autoimmune disorders and heart disease…. Read more »

Simple Weight Loss Foods for Summer

Beach and pool season is almost here and like many of us, you’re probably trying to shed the last of those winter pounds.  With warmer temperatures, heavy comfort foods can be replaced with lighter fare that can actually help you lose weight.  Try these six simple weight loss foods for summer: Frozen Fruit– You think… Read more »

Spring Weight Loss Without the Gym

Spring is here and you might be hoping and trying to shed a few pounds before summer arrives. But now that the weather is nice and the days are longer, you may be less likely to go to the gym. All is not lost. You can still achieve your weight loss goals without hitting the… Read more »

A Healthier Diet Plan

Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, stabilizing your mood, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible. You can do it by learning some nutrition basics and making a plan that works for you. Set… Read more »

Five Study Proven Ways to Lose Weight in 2018

The New Year is approaching and if you’re like most of us, you’re thinking of resolutions and how you want to improve in 2018. Weight loss is often at the top of the list. This year, instead of giving up on your goals two weeks in, try implementing these study proven strategies to help you… Read more »

Avoid Holiday Overeating

The most wonderful time of the year is here. But let’s face it. While these upcoming celebrations will be full of good cheer, they can also make our waistbands feel uncomfortably snug and the dreaded heartburn flair. Did you know that during the holiday season, the average American gains roughly 10 pounds? Yikes! The holidays… Read more »

Sleep Deprivation Leads to Fatty Food Consumption

Ever wonder why you’re more likely to crave junk food after a poor night’s sleep? A recent study has found that skipping just one night of sleep leads to a shift in brain activity that increases the desire to consume more fat the following day. Researchers say the study offers more insight into the relationship… Read more »

Not a Diet, But a Plan

Tips for Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals Healthy eating isn’t always easy, especially when you’re busy and pulled in many directions. Even though your intentions are good, you argue that you’re too tired to cook a balanced meal, you’re too busy or healthy foods are just too expensive. Although the increasing availability of fast food… Read more »