Healthy Lifestyle Tip – Willpower is Overrated

Posted by in Blog on 06. Oct, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Washington Post published an article online yesterday with some helpful tips on overcoming a shortage of willpower when it comes to making healthy diet choices. Turns out, simple tricks like storing unhealthier foods in solid or opaque containers (so they’re less visible) and creating visually pleasing plates with color and depth can be very […]

Healthy Comfort Food for Fall – Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Posted by in Recipes on 02. Oct, 2015 | 0 Comments

The colder, rainier weather has already hit the East Coast just in time for us to turn the calendar to October. Suddenly the leaves are starting to change, pumpkin spice is everywhere, and the days are noticeably shorter after a warm September. It’s time to fully embrace fall and start making recipes that fit this […]

Exercise Tip of the Day! Start strength training!

Exercise Tip of the Day! Start strength training!

Posted by in Blog on 15. May, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Exercise Tip of the Day! Start strength training! Strength training is one great way to burn more calories by increasing your lean body mass. You can do activities such a weight lifting, body weight exercises (like push ups) or weight machines at the gym. Not a fan of weights? Try classes like power yoga […]

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Improve your cholesterol!

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Improve your cholesterol!

Posted by in Blog on 01. May, 2015 | 0 Comments

Improve your cholesterol! Add soluble fiber to your diet to reduce your cholesterol. It can be found in foods like bran and oats. Soluble fiber grams can be found on a nutrition facts label for some foods but not all.  

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Eat more fruits & vegetables

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Eat more fruits & vegetables

Posted by in Blog on 09. Apr, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Eat more fruits and vegetables. If you are trying to lose weight, the key is consuming less calories. Fruits and vegetables are generally low in calories while still being high in nutrients which promote good health.

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Check food labels.

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Check food labels.

Posted by in Blog on 02. Feb, 2015 | 0 Comments

Choose foods with less sugar, more fiber and less sodium to promote good health. The increase in fiber will make you feel fuller longer while the reduced sugar will promote more stable blood sugar levels. Consuming less sodium is helpful for reducing blood pressure and/or preventing high blood pressure.

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Feel fuller longer

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Feel fuller longer

Posted by in Blog on 28. Jan, 2015 | 0 Comments

                  Protein slows down digestion. Adding more protein to your meals or snacks may make you feel fuller longer and prevent food cravings. Protein containing foods include chicken, Greek yogurt, nuts, seeds, legumes, beef and milk. Breakfast is a common time to skimp on protein. Add nuts […]

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Portion Control!

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Portion Control!

Posted by in Blog on 02. Jan, 2015 | 0 Comments

Losing weight doesn’t mean you have to cut out all of your favorite foods. Focus on portion control, especially for high calorie foods. Balance out your less healthy foods with plenty of fruits and vegetables so you can still feel full while eating smaller portions.  

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Go gluten free (only if you need to!)

Nutrition Tip of the Day! Go gluten free (only if you need to!)

Posted by in Blog on 06. Oct, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Nutrition Tip of the Day! Go gluten free (only if you need to!)- Some people can benefit from a gluten free diet (particularly those with Celiac Disease or true gluten intolerance). However, many people follow a gluten free diet unnecessarily and lose weight due to the reduction in carbohydrate intake. If you believe you […]

Exercise Tip of the Day! Improve your workouts.

Exercise Tip of the Day! Improve your workouts.

Posted by in Blog on 24. Sep, 2014 | 0 Comments

Exercise Tip of the Day! Improve your workouts. A quick pre-workout snack will give you more energy and lead to a more productive workout. Eating too much protein or fat prior to a workout can leave you feeling heavy. A piece of fresh fruit will provide carbohydrate and potassium without excess calories.  

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