Category: Nutrition

How To Curb Carb Cravings & Lose Weight

How To Curb Carb Cravings

How often do you find yourself running for the quick fix drive-thru? Nobody will see you eating that bag of fries or tasty treat from Starbucks. The real clincher is that you will instantly feel better physically, but likely not so much mentally, or emotionally. Once again, in your mind, you have succumbed to those nasty carb cravings and totally blown off willpower. (more…)

What’s The Calorie Cost Of Eating That Junk Food?

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A lot of times, we go for a walk, or work out in the gym, and have no real idea as to how many calories we just burned. While I am not a huge advocate of counting every calorie that you eat all day long, I do think that a little awareness goes a long way.  The same goes for what you chow down on after a workout, or, even if you haven’t worked out, but want to grab something quick. (more…)

Is It Time To Get Back To Your Paleo Roots?

Is It Time To Get Back To Your Paleo Roots?

Many of you have heard of the “Paleo Diet”, but a lot of people wonder what it is all about. Let’s unravel the mystery behind why it is so popular. As the name alone implies, it is a way of eating that dates back to the way that our caveman ancestors ate a long time ago, more specifically, about 2.5 million years ago! (more…)

Pros and Cons of Going Gluten-Free

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Walk down the aisles in the grocery store these days, and you will notice gluten free products on the shelves, especially in the pasta section.  Gluten-free recipes are readily available online and in print.  Many cities also have gluten-free bakeries and gluten-free items on menus. Why all the hype about going gluten-free?  Do we all need to avoid gluten, as some people would recommend? (more…)

Is Detoxing A Safe Way To Lose Weight?

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You may have already seen a lot of ads on TV and on the newspaper promoting currently-popular weight loss and wellness techniques called “detox diets”.

What are detox diets? and are they a safe and helpful way for losing weight? Let us find out whether detox diets are helpful when it comes to the process of burning fat, and effective weight loss. (more…)