Tag Archives: healthy eating

My New Favorite Cookbook

Kris Carr’s CrAzY SEXY Kitchen As you know, for 2013 one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to really focus on clean eating. That meant finding creative ways to make fresh vegetables taste new and exciting everyday. Lucky for me, or as fate would have it, my husband forwarded me an article about Kris Carr, […]

Smaller Food Pieces Equal a Smaller Waistline

A new study, announced yesterday at the meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior in Zurich, Switzerland, has uncovered findings that cutting your food into tiny pieces will improve satiety and reduce overall consumption in subsequent meals. Although this seems like a new concept, scientists have long-known that fooling the eye can […]

What’s keeping you from a Sexy Six Pack?

In an online poll of women, 62 percent said they were most self-conscious about their tummies. It’s not a wonder since your body has advanced mechanisms designed to store fat in the abdomen every time things go awry. Here are 4 reasons you’re not reaching that sexy six-pack: 1. When you booze, you lose. Well, […]

Healthy Tips for a Happy 4th of July

The Fourth of July is a holiday when friends and family gather to celebrate the independence of this great nation and indulge in sunshine, savory eats, refreshing cocktails, Cool-Whip topped desserts and, of course, a finale of fireworks. Such a combination of fun should come with a few rules to live by.  Consider these tips […]

Lifelong Health: Get Your Groove On

A healthy lifestyle and successful weight management may require you to find your “groove.”  Your body appreciates routine when it comes to managing your metabolism, but your muscles, mouth and mind like to keep things interesting. Some rules for finding your groove: Diet. When it comes to planning your diet, choose a variety of foods […]

New Study Determines Healthiest, Most Effective Diet Plan

Forget the cabbage soup diet, the blood-type diet, the hormone diet and every other fad diet that may hit bookshelves at the start of each New Year. The diet that delivers optimal results – better health and lasting weight management – already exists. On Tuesday, the Journal of the American Medical Association published the results […]

Building a Healthier Sandwich

The sandwich is the cornerstone of the brown bag lunch.  Nothing is cheaper or more convenient for an on-the-go meal from home. Salads, canned tuna and other diet delights don’t offer the same capacity of convenience (scooping tuna from the can while driving is definitely tricky.) However, finding a truly healthy sandwich can be challenging.  […]

Hot ‘n’ Sweet: The Debate over Sugar, Sugar Alcohols and Artificial Sweeteners

Have you ever perused the aisles of the grocery store attempting to decide on a dessert that will tantalize your taste buds while simultaneously maintaining your sleek physique? It can be a challenge to decide which candies, cookies, drinks and other sweet treats will satisfy your craving without damaging your diet or good health. Artificial […]

Hot 'n' Sweet: The Debate over Sugar, Sugar Alcohols and Artificial Sweeteners

Have you ever perused the aisles of the grocery store attempting to decide on a dessert that will tantalize your taste buds while simultaneously maintaining your sleek physique? It can be a challenge to decide which candies, cookies, drinks and other sweet treats will satisfy your craving without damaging your diet or good health. Artificial […]

Reduce Sugar Intake in Your Diet: 10 Foods to Eliminate

Remember all the hype about sugar being toxic? Well, if that left you in fervor of what to do about your diet, you are not alone. Below are 10 foods to watch out for – they have hidden sources of sugar. You may be surprised by what you find on the list, most are commonly […]