1. How To Really Read That Nutrition Label

    Every manufactured food in America has to have a nutrition label on it: it’s mandatory and governed by the FDA. This is great news for consumers because it allows us to make smart choices when it comes to food, but what information is most valuable on the nutrition label? Don’t judge a food solely by the front label – it can be wildly misleading. Just because the name brand has the word “o…Read More

  2. 10 Healthy Eating Pitfalls to Avoid

    There is little worse than thinking you are eating healthy when you’re really not. Most people need to revamp their eating habits-- and the quest for “healthy choices” can become nearly all-consuming. The advertising and food myths out there make it easy to choose foods that have a reputation for being healthy but really aren’t. You're smart, so you already know that drinking fruit juices …Read More

  3. How to Get Started with Clean Eating

    How to Get Started with Clean Eating   Clean Eating: Athletes are doing it, celebs are doing it, dogs are doing it, and the cavemen did it. The term ”Clean Eating” is the biggest, latest and greatest buzzword in nutrition these days, but truth be told, the concept has been around since the beginning of time.   What is Clean Eating? The basic premise of clean eating is consuming foods…Read More

  4. Use This Mindset Tool To Get To Your Health & Fitness Goals

    Seems like everyone is talking about positive visualizations and affirmations, and for good reason: they work! If you haven’t jumped on the bandwagon yet, read on. I’m going to share some valuable information about how these kinds of techniques can get you to your health and fitness goals. How do I know? Because I use these techniques in my life too. The subconscious mind cannot fight against …Read More

  5. What You Really Need to Do to Get Started with Fitness

    A lot of people believe they have to already be physically fit in order to workout. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.  Physical fitness looks different for everyone, but we do need to get moving (and more often).  In recent years, there's been a lot of hype about Crossfit, which has skewed the perception of what it means to be physically fit.  You don’t have to throw tires, complete …Read More

  6. Top 5 Mindset Blocks that May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

    Healthy Living Starts in Your Mind Eat fewer calories than you burn. Sounds simple enough, right? Then why is it so hard to lose weight?   If you have tried and tried but still find yourself tugging on your belt loops to pull up your jeans and searching desperately through your closet for something that fits, it might be time to figure out just what is standing between you and your happy heal…Read More

  7. Top Tips to Get You Motivated to Cook When You’d Rather Order Take-Out

    How to Get You Motivated to Cook When You Don't Feel Like It How do you get motivated to cook when take-out is calling your name? It's hard but I'll tell you how we stopped dialing for pizza and started eating healthier without missing a step. How many of us have a list of take-out restaurants at our fingertips at home and at the office? It often feels so much easier to reach for the phone and ord…Read More

  8. How to Easily Eat More Veggies at Every Meal

    Sneaky Ways to Eat More Veggies We all know that eating more plants is rule number one for “eating better.” But what if you are a veggie-phobe? Eating four servings of vegetables a day can be crazy challenging if you’re a grab and go eater, a poor planner, or deathly afraid of all things green. Even when you know you need to incorporate more vegetables into your eating plan, it’s easy to l…Read More

  9. How to Stock Your Kitchen for Healthy Eating

    Top 5 Tips to Stock Your Kitchen for Healthy Eating I have a rule in my house: I can eat two hershey kisses a day. If I eat more than two a day for more than two days, I have to throw away every single hershey kiss. So when I want a third one, I ask myself: “Is eating a bag of hershey kisses right now worth not having any more, ever?” Yes, it takes discipline, but the reward is a nice little s…Read More

  10. Strength Training Is The Secret to Changing Your Body

    The secret to changing your body composition is strength training. Many women shy away from lifting weights because they are afraid that they will bulk up and they’ve bought into the myth that cardio is the key to weight loss. The fact is, for most women, bulking up is virtually impossible. And though cardio is essential for good heart health, strength training delivers a whole lot more bang for…Read More