Healthy Eating Menu

5 Lesser-Known Benefits of a High-Fiber Diet

Posted: Feb 06 in Healthy Eating Menu by

Many studies have found that a high-fiber diet helps with weight loss or control. One of the main reasons is that fiber-rich foods take longer to digest, meaning your meals keep you fuller for longer. You’re much less likely to reach for a sugary snack after a sudden hunger pang, undoing all your good calorie-counting work in a moment of weakness. [Read more]

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Antioxidants: What They Are and Why You Need Them

Posted: Jan 16 in Healthy Eating Menu by

Antioxidants have been widely publicized as healthy nutrients that come with a wide range of impressive health benefits. While some of these health claims are unproven, there are several health benefits backed by extensive research. Here’s what you need to know about antioxidants and their purpose. [Read more]

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Choosing the Diet Plan That’s Right for You

Posted: Oct 31 in Healthy Eating Menu, Lifestyle by

It’s often been said that the right diet plan is the one you will actually follow. All the low-calorie foods and healthy snacks in the world won’t help you if you enjoy splurging on a loaded pizza for dinner and a dish of ice cream for a late-night treat. Still, if you feel you can’t monitor your eating habits well enough on your own to make a difference, you are probably looking through the baffling maze of diet plan options and wondering which plan holds the winning ticket for you. [Read more]

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Benefits of Recording and Journaling Food Triggers

Posted: Oct 17 in Healthy Eating Menu, Lifestyle by

The goal is to find out what your food triggers are, but you may not know what they are right away. One of the main reasons to start recording your food triggers, and emotional eating moments, is to find what is triggering the response that leads you to the food to begin with. You do this by journaling and reviewing what you record. Keep in mind, you don’t have to write in a journal to do this or to track what you are recording. You can use an app that simply lets you record how you are feeling along with the food. Go back and review this and you will start to see a pattern. Maybe it’s someone you see at work, a sign you see, or a certain emotion you keep feeling. Once you see the repetition, you can begin working it out of your routine and cutting down on the triggers. [Read more]

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5 Proven Health Benefits of Avocado

Posted: Oct 02 in Healthy Eating Menu by

Avocados are extremely high in monounsaturated fat, with the average avocado containing over 75 percent fat. Monounsaturated fats, particularly the oleic acid found in avocado, help to protect the heart and cardiovascular system. Oleic acid also has an anti-inflammatory effect and has even been linked to a reduced risk of developing some types of cancer. [Read more]

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6 Creative Ways to Help Kids Eat Healthy

Posted: Sep 05 in Healthy Eating Menu, Lifestyle by

It can be a challenge to figure out how to encourage your kids to choose healthier foods when all they seem to want is junk. Here are six creative ways you can try. [Read more]

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5 Ways to Eat More Fruit

Posted: Sep 01 in Healthy Eating Menu, Lifestyle by

Whether you want to lose weight or just improve your overall health, swapping out candy, chips, and chocolate for healthy snack alternatives is a must. One of the healthiest and easiest snacks is a piece of fresh fruit. [Read more]

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7 Strategies to Speed Up Your Weight Loss

Posted: Aug 24 in Getting Active, Healthy Eating Menu, Lifestyle by

Weight loss is a tricky game, and sometimes you just can’t make your body go into weight loss mode as quickly as you’d like. Most doctors agree that the key to losing weight and keeping it off long-term is to lose one to two pounds each week. [Read more]

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5 Things to Do Before Starting a Diet

Posted: Aug 20 in Healthy Eating Menu, Lifestyle by

Have you ever failed at a diet? Even people who have successfully lost weight and maintained their weight loss probably failed at more than one diet before finding success. [Read more]

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3 Ways to Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

Posted: Aug 17 in Getting Active, Healthy Eating Menu, Lifestyle by

Get on your way to a healthier you by incorporating weight training, cutting out sugar, and planning your meals in advance. [Read more]

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