How to Eat Before and After You Workout

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It is extremely important to fuel your body before a workout. Working out on an empty stomach does not allow your body to get enough efficient nutrients to kick- start your metabolism. On a basic level, working out on an empty stomach means you will not have the energy to put in to a really good workout. Studies show that …

5 Healthy Dishes to Bring to a BBQ

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1. Edamame Veggie Dip A low-fat, high protein option to eat with your veggies. Veggies and dip is always a perfect snack to munch at a bbq. Recipe 1 12 oz bag of unfrozen edamame 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tsp sea salt 1 cup of water I cup chopped parsley leaves Place edamame …

The Dreaded Weight Loss Plateau

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Have you hit an exercise plateau? Let’s get you out of your rut. Here are some reasons you are not getting the results you have been looking for and some tips to get back on track. Overeating. You may be exercising for at least 30 minutes 5 or 6 days a week, but you may also be consuming more calories …

10 Ways To Control Your Sweet Tooth.

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1. Get rid of sugary snacks in your house. Anything more than 16g of sugar should be out of your house. Any cookies, candies, and cakes should be tossed out or donated. Also make sure to check the yogurt in your fridge because most brand name yogurts have over 25 grams of sugar!!! Getting rid of all the junk food …

4/1/11 Drink This Now!

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Water Water is essential in keeping your organs and muscles working efficiently. Water helps drive nutrients to your muscles and flushes out bad toxins and is a major part of your cooling system – sweat! There are too many benefits of water to list (after all, your body is made up of over 60% water), but what about water’s benefits …

3/1/11 5 Fat Burning Foods You Must Eat Now!

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Avocado Avocados are full of healthy monounsaturated fats. This cholesterol lowering fat, helps keep the body strong and also has the added benefit of lowering fat storage around your midsection. Salmon Not only is Salmon great for the heart and an excellent source of protein, but also the monounsaturated and omega-3 fats might help reduce abdominal fat. A three-ounce cooked …

11/30/10 The Dreaded Holiday Weight Gain

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The holidays are not only notorious for long lines and outrageous traffic, but also enriched food, overindulgence and low activity level. Many people find the holidays a time to get together with family, hang out and eat all the most fattening and caloric foods and drinks. The dreaded “holiday weight gain” would not occur if we all followed these simple …

11/19/09 Eat Right for the Holidays

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They’re coming — the Holidays — How are you going to handle the gorgeous, fattening foods that inevitably accompany every party, gathering or event? Food is a big and wonderful part of the holiday tradition…. From Thanksgiving to New Years, we stuff our faces with Aunt Linda’s famous pumpkin pie to Grandma’s N.Y. style cheese cake. (Actually, it all starts …