It’s so tempting to go for a quick fix. After all, who wouldn’t want to drop 10 pounds in three days or lose inches on their waist in a week?
But cleanses, whether they’re made from juice, cayenne and lemon water, or are food-based in nature, aren’t exactly the answer the weight loss.
Let’s take a look at some of the claims surrounding cleansing – and talk about how you can cleanse safely while losing weight that will stay off in the long run. Continue reading
It includes cauliflower, hard-boiled eggs, colorful peppers, and some crunchy bacon bits.
Enjoy! Continue reading
And while you may feel left out having to turn down the ice cream cones or the potato chips, hot-weather foods are actually the perfect complement to low-carb eating.
In winter we naturally turn to denser, heavier meals, but in summer it’s easy to lighten up and stay satisfied with fresh, healthy foods.
So as you hit the lake, pool, or your neighbor’s backyard for a good time, take these low-carb eating tips with you: Continue reading
For men, we’ve known for a while, losing weight is usually easier and faster.
Women come across unique struggles in the journey to shed extra pounds, and that’s why it’s important to find a program that will cater to your needs.
So what do the best weight loss programs for women all have in common?
Let’s take a look at a few of the common denominators: Continue reading
I wanted to get healthy for the sake of my family. I have three children, including two sons. I wanted to provide a positive example of health for my boys, and I wanted to be alive and well to dance with my daughter at her wedding someday. Continue reading
The fact is that losing weight for good requires your complete participation – and any diet or program that promises fast results without long-term lifestyle changes isn’t worth your money. You’re just going to gain the weight back.
Weight loss clinics can, however, give you the support you need to start this process and lose weight the right way. So when looking for a program, keep in mind the following:
1. Weight loss clinics should customize your program. Too many programs approach weight loss from a one-size-fits-all perspective. This won’t work. You gained weight for specific reasons – behavioral, emotional, etc. – and losing it requires looking at your unique challenges and strengths. This is where personalized coaching comes into play and is so important. A weight loss clinic needs to address YOU as you – not expect you to fit into some general protocol that works for most people. Continue reading
Hopefully you’ve been hitting the farmer’s market or scouring your local grocery store for all the great fruits and veggies that are currently in season.
Yet if you’re like most busy people, those perfectly ripe apricots end up growing mold before you’ve had a chance to devour them, of you find a bag of mushy zucchini in the back of the fridge you completely forgot about. Surveys show that Americans throw out about 25% of the produce they buy.
That’s a lot of wasted food and money – not to mention valuable nutrients. Continue reading
Making low-carb pizza crust usually involves using cauliflower.
But this version is cauliflower free and has nutritionally rich chia seeds for some extra density.
Top it with your favorite proteins and veggies and you can bring back pizza night – the low-carb way! Continue reading