4 Foods to Boost Your Metabolism Now!

Metabolism. We talk about it all the time. You know that it’s related to your weight. But do you know what it really is? More importantly, do you know how to fix it? Metabolism is the body process that takes care of making sure our body has the fuel it needs to run. Turning food into energy is a complex process that combines the ... Read More »

Always Eat These Foods Together

What's the first combo you think of when you think of foods that "go" together? Chocolate and peanut butter? Peanut butter and jelly? These are classic combinations but I'm talking about eating 2 healthy foods that boost the nutrients when you eat them together. These foods often come from different food groups, but the nutrients they ... Read More »

Top 10 Foods That Beat Belly Bloat

You know the feeling. You pull out your favorite pair of skinny jeans and go to zip them up, but they just won't quite button. You check the scale and all looks good there. You’re bloated again, and you don’t know why. How do you STOP the belly bloat? Bloating has a few different causes: It can be a sign of a serious medical ... Read More »

8 Weird Ingredients to Boost Weight Loss

What foods do you picture when you think about food shopping for weight loss? Carrots and celery? Greek yogurt? Head after head of lettuce? I'm not saying that anything is wrong with any of these foods. But if that’s all that comes to mind, then you’re definitely missing out. There are some weird and wonderful foods and ingredients ... Read More »

6 Foods You Crave & What Your Body Really Wants

There’s a lot to be said for the wisdom that’s been built into our bodies. When we’re cold we shiver so that the motion makes us warm. The hairs on the back of our necks go up when we’re in danger. We feel twinges of pain when we push ourselves too soon after an injury. The same can be said of our food cravings. You might think ... Read More »

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 »