Cooking With Tea: 2 NEW Fat Loss Soup Recipes!
NPR recently stated that the hot new food trend of 2014 is TEA. That's right, chefs have started cooking with green, black, and oolong teas in everything from aperitifs to desserts. For those of us trying to eat the most nutritious foods
10 Healthy Food Swaps
Are you looking for a little extra help to eat better? Here is a terrific visual list from www.picklee.com of 10 healthy food swaps
6 Surprising Foods That May Cause Weight Gain
“I’ve been on a diet for two weeks, and all I’ve lost is two weeks.” ~Totie Fields Sound familiar? This tongue-in-cheek quote is a funny way of saying something that most us have probably felt at one time or another. If you feel like
What's Wrong with Your Diet?
I don’t know about you, but here’s what happens when I go on a diet
3 Reasons To Quit Your Diet Today…
There. I said it. I think we all need to stop dieting. Right now. Before it ruins us. I want you to learn about health. To want to feel better. To change your life. To give your body what it deserves… Do it
3 Stupid Slimming Tips That Are Genius…
Little things mean a lot. There’s that whole “butterfly effect” theory, (no, I don’t mean the Ashton Kutcher movie) which posits that the flapping of a butterfly’s wings can cause a hurricane somewhere across the globe. Another way to illustrate how tiny
Oh, snack food. Why do you hurt us so? How many times do we find ourselves sitting in the dark with a bowl or a bag of something salty? That bowl or bag gets emptier as we get fuller, until there’s
Berry Smart, Berry Good
For some people, summer isn’t the beach or an amusement park. It isn’t about air conditioning or laps in the pool. For some people summer is all about the berries. Whether it’s the local farmer’s market or the great outdoors or
Unless your one of those unfortunates with a bad allergy to them, nuts are good for you in a lot of ways. In addition to being highly portable and found on most commercial flights, nuts are full of protein, which is
Slim Down Pick-Me-Ups
So you have decided to make some big changes which involve… not being so big. Even those who go eagerly into a weight loss program may get a little grumpy about it. But there are ways to avoid getting glum. After all, trying to
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream…
You can hear him in the distance. Jing-a-ling-a-ling… He’s getting closer; you can see him turn the corner. You check your pockets, and yes yes yes, you have enough change for the Ice Cream man…but then you remember… You’re on a diet. Sonovagun. Just
Star Crossed: Are Celebrities Prettier Than the Rest of Us?
Getting fit is hard enough without being bombarded by the Hollywood standard of beauty. All those celebrities on the red carpet, looking their best as always… they look so good, don’t they? If only we could be so thin and
It’s Greek to Me: Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet
There has been a lot of buzz in the last few years about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. It now looks like the hype may be true, and that there are some serious health benefits from adopting this kind
Don't "Should" On Yourself
Have you ever heard the expression “don’t should on yourself?’ It’s a tongue-in-cheek way of making the point that we often spend too much of our thought process on what we "should" do, or all of the things that we "shouldn’t"
No "Butts" About It: Exercises For Sitting Down
For quite a few of us, it seems like most of the day is spent sitting. Like, a lot. Like for hours at a time. Even if you don’t have an office job that you that keeps you in a chair, there’s
6 Bizarre Fad Diets That Failed
Too often we seek out the “easiest” or “quickest” solution rather than the safest or most proven. In the case of weight loss this may be even more prevalent. It is important in your quest to lose weight that you not fall
Weight Loss Prep Work
Have you ever painted a room? To do it right, there’s a lot that needs to happen before the actual painting part. There’s getting the brushes, the rollers, the paint, and other accessories. There’s moving everything out and cleaning up. Then
Stand By Your Plan (Avoiding Diet Derailers)
Wouldn’t it be great if everyone went on a diet at the same time? Then all of the people in your life could be going through the same thing as you, and they would understand just how hard and important this
Are You Losing Weight on the Wrong Side of the Bed?
You know that old saying about getting up on the wrong side of the bed in the morning? It's often what people say when you are having a really bad day. Well, this is how I feel - and I assume you
Sticking to Your Diet
The first day of a diet is when we realize how much of the world is sugar-coated, breaded, or full of empty calories. It may seem like there are no options, like there’s a conspiracy to keep you from sticking to