Category Archives: Weight Management

Weight-Loss Goals: Ensuring Success!

Weight-loss goals can mean the difference between success and failure. Realistic, well-planned weight-loss goals keep you focused and motivated. They provide a plan for change as you transition to a healthier lifestyle. But not all weight-loss goals are helpful. Unrealistic and overly aggressive weight-loss goals can undermine your efforts. Use the following tips for creating […]

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Lose Weight

Starting and sticking to a healthy weight loss plan can sometimes seem impossible. Often, people simply lack the motivation to get started or lose their motivation to keep going. Luckily, motivation is something you can work to increase. This article discusses 10 ways to motivate yourself to lose weight.

Complex Carbs VS Simple Carbs

Carbohydrates are the main source of calories in a healthy diet and are the primary fuel for the brain and muscles. Typically, about three-fourths of daily calories should come from carbohydrates. It’s important to choose the best carbohydrate sources. That means two things: Choose complex carbohydrates, rather than simple carbohydrates. Choose carbohydrates that still have […]

Signs You’re Eating Too Much Bad FAT

Eating too much saturated and trans fats can hurt more than your heart. But just how much is too much? If any of the following signs sound familiar, it might be time to change your diet. FRIED FOOD OVERLOAD French fries and chicken wings might be treats for your taste buds but not for the […]

Pre-Workout Tropical Fruit Salad

Pre-Workout Tropical Fruit Salad

Serves 1 | Cals: 370, P: 27g, C: 32g, F: 12g The greek yogurt is a solid source of protein, the carbs in the pineapple and mango give me great energy and there are digestive enzymes in the pineapple as well. The fats in the cashews are healthy, and together it all makes for a great combo. […]

Recipe: Chicken & Asparagus Crepes

Chicken and Asparagus Crepes

INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for the dish 2 1/2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken 1 1/2 cups cheese 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for serving 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley, dill, chives or mint) Salt and freshly ground pepper 8 store-bought crepes (about 9 inches each) 1 shallot, […]

Why are you always hungry?

Hunger is your body’s natural cue that it needs more food. When you’re hungry, your stomach may “growl” and feel empty, or you may get a headache, feel irritable or be unable to concentrate. Most people can go several hours between meals before feeling hungry again, though this isn’t the case for everyone. There are […]