5 Tips to Successful Weight Loss

  1. success-479569_1280Take your journey one step at a time.
    Healthy habits take time to become engraved in your daily routine. If you take too much on at once, you are more likely to become discouraged. If it’s too hard, it’s challenging to keep the momentum going. This is generally why New Year’s resolutions generally don’t last. How many of you have heard of this resolution, “I’m going to eat better, eat less, exercise more, get more sleep, and better manage my stress!” Instead, focus on one small specific goal at a time. For example, “I’m going to cut out soda this week.” Once you have accomplished this goal, add another, “I’m going to eat breakfast every morning.” Before you know it, you will be on your way to building the core habits that will be part of your daily routine and lead to real results.
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Cashew Chicken and Greens Stir Fry

Recipe_cashew-greensHere at GreenLite Medicine, we believe that taste and health can happily co-exist. This protein-packed, low-carb twist on a classic take-out favorite features a savory collision of flavors that will be sure to leave everyone at the dinner table satisfied. Rather than pairing the dish with traditional rice, grate or toss cauliflower into a food processor and then sauté until soft and slightly brown. Not only will the end result be delicious, but also GreenLite-approved! Continue reading

Stefanie Lost 32 Pounds by defying genetics!

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After my uncle had a fatal heart attack at the young age of 28, my doctor began to take a look at my health. I was 5 years old and already diagnosed with high cholesterol. At that point, my health was my parents’ concern, but once I was old enough to take responsibility for my own health, I realized that it was pretty difficult to make good decisions. Continue reading

3 Things to Look for in a Weight Loss Food Program

vegetablesIf you’re searching for an effective weight loss food program, there are certain things to look for to ensure you have the right match.

A weight loss food program is different than other types of weight loss protocols, because it leverages the power of real food – not supplements, shakes, or diet pills that you will eventually have to wean yourself off of. Continue reading

Free Skin Tightening Treatments for GreenLite Clients

2S0A6936Last month we told you about some new services being offered to GreenLite clients under Dr. Sooji Rugh’s medical aesthetics practice called Bloom Medicine.

And to kick off 2015, we’re adding even more treatments to the menu of services through Viora, an innovative technology that is used for skin tightening and cellulite reduction (and we’re giving away some treatments to GreenLite clients – keep reading!)

You’ve Lost the Weight…But Not Your Body Hangups

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Product Review: Low-Carb Quest Protein Chips

41MJ6EHiilLOn a low-carb diet, chips are pretty much off limits.

Potatoes, while a vegetable, are still starchy and can add significant calories, fat and carbs when they’re sliced, diced, and made into a crunchy snack.

We’ve found a few good alternatives, however, like Healthwise protein chips and Just the Cheese baked snacks, and now Quest Nutrition has joined in on the fun with their new line of Protein Chips.  Continue reading

Cheesy Cauliflower ‘Breadsticks’ (Low-Carb + Gluten Free)

cheesy cauliflower breadsticks low carbThe craving for bread on a low-carb diet can come up from time to time, which is why we love recipes that feel indulgent but are still GreenLite-friendly.

Caulliflower, when diced very fine or put into the food processor, can make an excellent base for crusts or “breads.”

These “breadsticks” firm up very well in the oven thanks to eggs and cheese. With some garlic and seasoning, they taste delicious warm or cold, alone or with some dipping sauce. (They also make the perfect portable snack!)

Hint: these will go fast, so we recommend doubling the recipe. Continue reading