Meal replacement programs such as Medifast, Optifast, Jenny Craig and Nutrisystem, provide you with food as a way of structured portion control. Have a shake for breakfast, a bar for lunch or snack, and add water, mix and microwave chili for dinner, are all portioned out for you. It simplifies the decision of what to eat. There is no need to shop or cook your own food.
Here are four mindful eating tips for your successful weight loss journey: Continue reading
- Take 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.
Here 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
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
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
I gained a lot of weight while I was pregnant. First, I kept telling myself that it was normal and that it happens to everyone…that it’ll be easy to lose the weight after the pregnancy. Towards the end of my pregnancy I was diagnosed with preeclampsia which forced me to be more sedentary. Continue reading
But you don’t have to completely throw in the towel on your diet. Here are some tips to help you nourish your body while you’re sick and stay on your plan: Continue reading
These pancakes can be used with any high-quality, low-carb protein powder and topped with a bit of fruit or nut butter for a healthy meal (just make sure to count the extra calories or units!) Continue reading
Last 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!)