Potato Potaahto … Which “type” of Potatoes are Healthiest?

If potatoes are one of your favorite foods, you’re not alone. Whether you make them mashed, baked, roasted, or even fried, they're a true comfort food. They’re so tasty and filling that it’s easy to think that they’re unhealthy. Here’s the good news: potatoes can be a healthy addition to your diet. In fact, if you’re an athlete, ... Read More »

5 Ways to Make your Favorite Unhealthy Foods Healthier

Think about what your favorite food is. For most of us, it's not the healthiest things that come to mind first. Healthy or unhealthy, foods do turn you nostalgic which is a strong emotional trigger. Most of us give in to that hankering for french fries or ice cream and regret it later. But, I have some good hacks to share today so that you ... Read More »

7 Signs You May Need to Eat More to Lose Weight

It’s almost the definition of something not making sense: having to eat more to lose more weight. But there’s a good chance that if you’re dieting and you’ve hit a plateau, that could be your problem. It hardly seems fair, but research shows that when your weight loss focus is on cutting the amount of food you’re eating, your body may ... Read More »

Top 6 Replacements for Deadly White Sugar

You've probably heard how bad white sugar is for your health by now. But being bombarded with so much bad news about sugar might leave you confused about natural sugars. Is it okay to add natural sweeteners to your diet? What about fresh fruits that are high in sugar? It's confusing, but the good news is that not all sugars in their ... Read More »

Top 7 Nuts to Add to Your Diet (and Why You Should)

Nuts have always been a delicious, easy to grab and go snack. But when it comes to minding your waistline, they’ve gotten a bad rap. People pay so much attention to the fact that some nuts have a high-fat content. They have let that get in the way of the many benefits, and nutrients that nuts provide. The truth is that nuts are a ... Read More »

7 Tips for Balancing Your Tipsy Yet Healthy Lifestyle

Whether it’s a summer beach barbecue, a winter holiday party, an after work happy hour or a quiet dinner for two, alcohol and your diet will always be an issue. There are lots of tales of people working hard to eat healthily and lose weight all week long, then letting alcohol cancel out their efforts on the weekend. The problem isn’t ... Read More »

How to Blast Belly Fat with Apple Cider Vinegar

If you’ve ever heard people call apple cider vinegar a “cure all”, there’s a very good reason. It really does do amazing things. There’ve been so many claims made about this shelf staple, such as: It kills bacteria It fights diabetes and lowers blood sugar levels It lowers cholesterol It protects against cancer It helps with ... Read More »

7 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

If you’ve been on a journey to improve your health, good for you! We all know that breaking old habits can be hard, but it’s totally worth it. Unfortunately, no matter how well you’ve adapted your new ways, challenges can appear. One of the biggest hurdles people face this time of year is travel. With the summer months, people tend to ... Read More »

8 Signs and Symptoms You May Be Vitamin D Deficient

It’s summer time, and that usually means a big boost in the amount of Vitamin D in your body. Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin” because your skin makes it when it's out in the sun’s rays. It seems strange to think of a vitamin as being made in our skin. This is especially true of one that is as key as Vitamin D is to our body’s ... Read More »

5 Foods to Ease Your Anxiety

We’ve all heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” But did you know that what you eat can have a direct impact on how you feel? I'm not just talking about eating too much and feeling bloated. I'm talking about the fuel you provide for your body. It can affect your level of calm and your sense of wellbeing. Studies have shown that ... Read More »