Self Esteem, Self Love and Self Care are 3 topics that can be very difficult to discuss with others. Speaking with a trusted friend, pastor or therapist are great options, but there are also some great books out there that can help you face the negative thoughts and feelings you may have about yourself, your […]
Are your eating habits making you age faster?
Many people are afraid of growing old. We fear losing our health, our energy, our beauty and cognitive functions. We also see how society can marginalize people as they age. The good news is that aging isn’t something that has to come with negative or ominous feelings. It is possible to maintain an active, happy and […]
The Best and Worst Bedtime Snacks
Late night snacking and unconscious ‘grazing’ night after night in front of the TV can cause the pounds to quickly pile on. Some foods may even prevent high quality sleep and keep you wide-eyed into the early hours. So, when hunger strikes late at night what can you do? It’s time to evaluate some of the best […]
Benefits of Eating More Citrus Fruit
The citrus fruit family is vast, covering oranges, limes, lemons, grapefruits, etc. All of them, however, have two major things in common. First, citrus fruits are known to be quite delicious and offer a naturally sweet snack. Secondly, they are also immensely nutritious. Take your garden variety large orange, for instance. On average, It naturally […]
How TameikaG managed to keep health a top priority despite a crazy lifestyle!
Guest Post 9 years ago, I lost 90 pounds! It’s a story that has gone viral and impresses everyone I come across. What I am most proud of however, is that I have been successful in keeping the weight off, all while juggling a very hectic lifestyle! I’ve always been the girl with a minimum of 2 […]
6 Ways to Get Iron Without Eating Meat
Many people go to the gym and pump iron to tone and transform their bodies, but let’s not forget that there is another type of iron that is good for our bodies. Iron, the nutritional kind, has immense benefits, but that doesn’t seem to stop iron deficiency from being a menace, affecting quite a large […]
5 Mistakes Vegetarians Make When It Comes to Healthy Eating
Countless studies have proven the benefits of a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, sparking the growing popularity of vegetarian cuisine. However, to fully realize the benefits long term you need to do a bit more than simply cutting out meat! A well planned plant-based diet is packed with disease preventing nutrients – processed […]
Healthy Tips for Going to Memorial Day Gatherings
Memorial Day means family cookouts and parties with friends. It also means alcohol, barbecue, burgers, desserts, hotdogs, potato salad and lots of delicious and calorie rich food. For those who are on a weight loss journey, times like this can be challenging, but they don’t have to be. Here are some tips to help you […]
16 Tools to Help You With Meal Prep
The right tools can help make planning, preparing and enjoying healthy, clean meals easy and efficient. Here are some suggestions… Buy a Good Scale – Most people have the standard measuring bowls and spoons they need, but what if you need to breakdown a package of chicken breasts into 6oz portions? What if you want to […]
Why Should You Count More Than Just Calories?
Losing weight and maintaining your weight can be a daunting process that requires both patience and a significant amount of focus in order to achieve the desired results. That’s just the truth. It doesn’t happen overnight and it doesn’t happen without managing what we eat. Counting calories can be a thorny business due to the fact […]