Recent Blog Posts

Get your macronutrients

  • November 29th, 2013 by
    What’s nutrient? It’s what our bodies use for growth, metabolism and other body functions. What’s a macronutrient? There are three – carbohydrates, protein and fat and they provide th ... [More]

About portion control

  • November 25th, 2013 by
    Staying healthy and at your ideal weight is not just about the food you eat but how much you eat. If you super size everything, including healthy choices, you risk gaining weight. A big part o ... [More]

Rev up your metabolism

  • November 18th, 2013 by
    Believe it or not, you can’t blame being overweight on a sluggish metabolism but you can point the finger at bad habits that will slow your metabolism. Metabolism is often described as the rat ... [More]

About belly fat

  • November 11th, 2013 by
    Whether you like it or not, you need body fat.  Your cells are held together by fat. Fat absorbs the nutrients you get from food. Your hormones wouldn’t work. You’d freeze to death on a cold da ... [More]

Food shopping strategies

  • November 4th, 2013 by
    Congratulations!  You’ve decided to change your eating habits. Whether the decision was made because you want to improve your overall health so you can live longer, or to have more energy or t ... [More]

The magic combination

  • October 28th, 2013 by
    To kick start your journey to good health and ideal body size, incorporate these tips into your daily routine to get your metabolism humming. If you want to start the calorie burn then work out wit ... [More]

Why become a vegetarian?

  • October 21st, 2013 by
    The more health aware we become, the more we’re exploring different ways of eating. The “eat local” movement is gaining ground. Consumers are eating fewer processed food products. “Clean ... [More]

What is clean eating?

  • October 14th, 2013 by
    We hear the term a lot these days, but just what is clean eating? Here’s what it’s not: it’s not a diet, but a way to eat healthy so that you never go hungry and your body functions at it ... [More]

What about carbs?

  • October 7th, 2013 by
    Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you need ‘em. Carbohydrates are an important part of a healthy diet because they are the main source of your energy. Like fat and protein, carbs are one of the three majo ... [More]

The calorie factor

  • September 30th, 2013 by
    We all know that calories count. We all know that a calorie is a number that measures the energy that fuels our bodies. What we don’t have a handle on is how many calories we need to function at ... [More]