Healthy Eating Menu

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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Surfing the Urge: How mindfulness meditation can help you lose weight

Posted: Aug 06 in Healthy Eating Menu, Lifestyle by

What’s the one thing that all people who try and fail to lose weight have in common? It’s that they gave in to a craving. People struggle with weight loss programs over the long term because they do not know how to deal with cravings. However, it’s a skill you can learn. [Read more]

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Struggling with Hormonal Imbalance? Try These 7 Ideas

Posted: Aug 02 in Getting Active, Healthy Eating Menu, Hormone Therapy, Lifestyle by

Hormone imbalances, when they occur, usually arise out of a combination of factors, including blood sugar problems, weight problems, stress and high body fat levels. Your lifestyle may affect many of these factors. Making a few simple changes to your life can help your hormones, and take you very far on the road to better health. [Read more]

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