Sleep and Weight Gain

A recent study found that sleeping just five hours per night during the course of a week, as well as having unlimited access to food caused participants to gain nearly two pounds of weight.  Researchers suggest that sufficient sleep could help battle the obesity epidemic. Scientists were clear that extra sleep alone won’t lead to… Read more »

Summer Foods for Weight Loss

Beach and pool season is here, and you want to look your best.  This past year has been stressful and being cooped up at home, many of us have put on a few extra pounds. It’s time to replace those comfort foods with lighter fare that can help you lose that unwanted weight.  Try these… Read more »

Healthy Summer Snacking

Summer is almost here and this year, especially, people are anxious to go on vacation and get back to pre-pandemic life. Whether you’re heading to the pool, the beach or the lake, it’s easy to grab pre-packaged snacks and fill up on chips, cookies and carbohydrates, but that’s not going to keep you energized and… Read more »

Fitness Moves to Get Your Beach Body Ready

Swimsuit season is right around the corner and it looks like we might be able to safely visit the shore again.  Are you ready?  Don’t worry – it’s not too late to get into shape!  Adding these fitness moves to your daily routine can help you firm up quickly.  Just pick one exercise for each… Read more »

Signs Your Eating Habits Need to Change

Whether you’re consistently ordering take-out or can’t remember the last time you ate a vegetable, many of the signs that you should be eating better are obvious. However, how you feel before and after eating is an equally important part of the equation. From feeling sluggish throughout the day to aches and pains that just won’t go away,… Read more »

Hidden Sugar in “Healthy Foods”

You don’t need a degree in nutrition to know that cookies are full of sugar.  But what you might not realize is that the salad you had for lunch may have been packed with just as much sugar as your favorite sweet treat.  Sugar is lurking in all kinds of unexpected places, making it hard to avoid.  And… Read more »

Trim Down Your Favorite Comfort Foods

The New Year is approaching and those resolutions are brewing.  Diets and healthier eating are often at the top of the list.  But it can be hard during the winter months when you’re craving your favorite comfort foods.  Here are some tips to trim down those recipes. Skip the Cream – Beware of white sauces made with heavy cream… Read more »

Whey Protein and Weight Loss

Whey protein is one of the most popular protein supplements on the market. Probably because protein is one of the most important micronutrients needed by the body.  Whey protein is usually available in powder form and can be easily added to healthy beverages to increase your daily protein intake. Recent research suggests that when combined… Read more »

A More Satisfying Summer Salad

Warm weather and fresh garden vegetables are the perfect combination for a summer salad.  However, not all salads are created equally. Have you ever eaten a huge salad for lunch or dinner and felt stuffed — only to wonder why you’re starving a couple hours later?  Was your salad just a big bowl of veggies?  While… Read more »

Summer Weight Loss Tips that Last

Swimsuit season is coming and after a very long winter and spring inside, you might want 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 healthy summer weight loss tips.  You can thank us later. Replace a… Read more »