January 19, 2016

 

For some clients losing weight seems almost impossible. When clients approach me about losing weight, I often tell them that in most cases they have total control on how to lose those extra pounds- AND that it does not have to be done through starvation or a month long detox. Here are the steps I ask clients to follow when struggling with their weight. Often, after these are put into place for several weeks, they are surprised that the weight starts to come off. Give them a try, and I am sure you won't just lose weight you'll start t...

December 12, 2015

Chocolate seems to be a big topic for my clients this month, what with post-Halloween blues …not-so-thankful memories of Thanksgiving desserts … and the temptation of holiday tasty treats on store shelves everywhere. While candy makers would have us believe that all chocolate is good for us, not all chocolate is created equal! Before you get carried away by the frenzy of the festivities, read the post below which busts some of the chocolate myths and can help you separate fact from fiction.

 

You’re not going to believe this, but i...

September 29, 2015

 

 

If you are having trouble losing belly fat, then opt for an avocado at lunch. Just a half of this creamy, delicious fruit can keep you satiated for up to five hours, according to a recent study published in Nutrition Journal ( www.avocadocentral.com/nutrition/nhanes-nutrition-journal-research ). According to the survey study, "avocado consumers had a better diet quality and beneficial nutrient intakes; lower intake of added sugars; lower body weight, BMI and waist circumference." (www.avocadocentral.com) An additional bonus? Eating...

February 16, 2015

 

YES, it's true, diet soda can actually can make you gain weight! According to Dr. Mark Hyman, drinking diet soda with artificial sweeteners causes your body to produce insulin (the fat storage hormone), which increases your belly fat. He cites a study, saying, “The rats that consumed artificial sweeteners ate more, their metabolism slowed, and they put on 14 percent more body fat in just two weeks (even while eating fewer calories).”*

 

And that’s not all. Long-term studies have shown that diet sodas can cause migraines, stomach distre...

January 30, 2015

Valentine's Day is more about celebrating love, and it does not have to involve eating candy!

 

As Valentine’s Day approaches and the shelves are filled with heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and cupcakes iced in pink and red, it’s hard to resist buying these tasty treats. If you are trying to improve your overall well-being or stay on track with your health and/or weight loss goals, here are a few ways to avoid temptation:

 

1) Don’t watch the t.v. commercials! They will tempt you and trigger your cravings!

 

2) Some people can eat just one...

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