Diet

5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

Posted by on March 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm

iStock 000015824348XSmall 300x199 5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesnt Want You to KnowDiet soda, sugar free cookies, low fat deserts – sounds great for your diet, right?

Not true!

These ideas are false according to a recent Huffington Post article written by Mark Hyman, MD.

“They are food and diet industry propaganda that make and keep us fat and sick. Lies by the food industry combined with bad government policy based on food industry lobbying are the major cause of our obesity and diabetes epidemic.” Read more on 5 Secrets the Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know…

Mediterranean diet improves heart health but not body composition?

Posted by on February 26, 2013 at 9:30 am

Mediterranean Diet 300x161 Mediterranean diet improves heart health but not body composition?“Pass the nuts please” could be the new thing being said around the dinner table after a recent study out of Spain.

The findings that were published on The New England Journal of Medicine’s Web site on Monday, were based on the first major clinical trial to measure the diet’s effect on heart risks. The magnitude of the diet’s benefits startled experts. The study ended early, after almost five years, because the results were so clear it was considered unethical to continue. Read more on Mediterranean diet improves heart health but not body composition?…

10 Tips to Avoid Going Over The “Fitness Cliff”

Posted by on December 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Fitness Cliff1 896x1024 10 Tips to Avoid Going Over The Fitness Cliff It seems that everyone is talking about the looming fiscal cliff

I’m more concerned with you going over the fitness cliff as we head into the new year!

Over the holidays, people tend to put exercise and healthy eating on the back burner for more exciting things–like shopping for gifts, travel, festive parties, and spending time with family & friends.

Now don’t get me wrong, there is nothing bad about enjoying the holidays. But with all things, moderation is key. Here are 10 tips to avoid falling off the fitness cliff:

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My 21 Day Fruit Detox (the results are in!)

Posted by on October 26, 2011 at 5:53 pm

iStock 000016404685XSmall My 21 Day Fruit Detox (the results are in!)So, I’ve been following a fruit detox for the past 21 days…

Detox is short for detoxification and invovles the removal of toxic substances from your body via the bloodstream. The human body has a natural detox function through the liver, kidneys and lower gastrointestinal tract. But everyday we are exposed to toxins that build up in our body and canbe exasperated with we have unhealthy lifestyles. Read more on My 21 Day Fruit Detox (the results are in!)…

5 Benefits of Meal Planning

Posted by on October 3, 2011 at 7:39 pm

Meal Planning 300x229 5 Benefits of Meal PlanningSo you’ve decided to lose weight and get healthy…

But it seems like there isn’t enough time and you end up grabbing something on the go, something like a big, greasy hamburger icon smile 5 Benefits of Meal Planning

A little preparation can go a long way in helping you stick to a healthy lifestyle.

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