Six Summer Weight Loss Tips

Swimsuit season is coming and after the long winter, 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. Change your coffee order – If… Read more »

Three Diet and Fitness Apps to Help You Stay On-Track

Technology is a wonderful thing and now you can even use it to help you stay on track with your health and fitness goals. Here are three apps you might want to consider in 2016: IPIIT – The Food Ambassador – This app reads food labels so that you don’t have to. It helps you… Read more »

Eat Better in 2016 with These Four Food Trends

Some of the latest foods trends are also some of the healthiest we’ve seen in a while. Incorporating these into your diet is a sure fire way to kick off the New Year and eat better in 2016! Spiraled Veggies – Instead of pasta, spaghetti squash is all the rage. Not only, do they cut… Read more »

How to Make Exercise a Habit

The New Year is almost here and many of us are resolving to live a healthier lifestyle, including more exercise. But how do you ensure that your newfound fitness becomes a habit and not just a passing trend? Here are some tips to get you started and help you stay on track: Schedule Your Workout… Read more »

Skinny Mashed Potatoes

Who doesn’t love mashed potatoes? That creamy, butter-laden goodness topped with gravy is a Thanksgiving staple. But if you’re trying to live a more healthy life, you might feel like you should skip the whipped. Fear not, here are some tips for taking some of the bad out of the oh-so-good. Cauliflower – want to… Read more »

Six Ways to Avoid Holiday Overeating

Thanksgiving is this week – a time to gather with friends and family and celebrate. Food is usually at the heart of the celebration as we think back to that first feast. Unfortunately, many of us get wrapped up in the eating and walk away from the table feeling as though we were stuffed as… Read more »

New Study Links Sugar to Conditions Leading to Diabetes in Children

Researchers offered new evidence Tuesday linking sugar consumption with conditions that can lead to diabetes and heart disease in children. The study was designed to isolate the effect of added sugar in particular, as opposed to calories. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and Touro University California took soda, pastries, sugary cereals and… Read more »

Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Waistline

Halloween is just days away. Whether you’re already breaking into the stash to give the trick or treaters or are waiting until your kids come home to raid their goodie bags, we’ve got some tips. It’s all about portion control. Most candy is going to have a ton of sugar, so it’s better to find… Read more »

Five Steps to Beat Your Sugar Addiction

Results of a recent study showed that a greater neurological reward was provided by intense sweetness than by the drug cocaine. In other words, sugar is more addicting than cocaine.  Kicking the sugar habit isn’t any easier. Evidence suggests that withdrawal from sweets may cause the same neurological symptoms as withdrawing from nicotine, morphine and alcohol. The… Read more »

8 Tips for Packing Healthy Lunches

If you’re trying not to eat out every day, you can bring your own lunch.  Try incorporating these tips for packing healthy lunches. Prioritize Health – The first key to staying motivated is to keep your health goals in focus. You simply have more control over any health goal — eating more fruits and veggies,… Read more »