1. Top 10 Habits to Improve Your Portions

    Top Ways to Eat Less and Nourish More Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight knows that the single most important thing you have to do is to eat smaller portions. Simply put - eat less. You can work out until you pass out, but, like it or not, weight loss happens usually in the kitchen, not in the gym. So you need to shrink your portions. Simple enough, right?  Not always. We are bombarded with…Read More

  2. Top Reasons You Need More Water

    Tops Reasons You Need More Water You wouldn’t think I’d need to come up with nine reasons why you should drink water (your body is over 60% water – wouldn’t that be reason enough?), but having personally been someone who’s lived off caffeine, I know that sometimes we need to be reminded. I wrote this blog for those of you who aren't drinking enough water - been there, done that! So, chec…Read More

  3. How to Eat Healthy When Dining Out

    You’re on a roll with your healthy eating, but tonight your partner wants to go out. When you get to the restaurant, there are some options that almost match your eating preferences, but you need to make a few modifications… “I’d like the chef salad, please, with the oil and vinegar on the side and the apple pie a la mode. But I’d like the pie heated and I don’t want the ice cream on t…Read More

  4. Top Ways to Vacation Without Sacrificing Your Progress

    It can definitely be a challenge to maintain a healthy lifestyle away from home when so much delicious food is available all the time. The best course of action is to give yourself permission  to indulge in moderation, celebrate and have fun, and then focus on getting back on track when you get home. There’s no secret to staying on track when you go on vacation – just smart choices! Here are …Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. How To Use Abundance to Get Fit

    Usually we see the Scarcity vs. Abundance theory applied to finance but it’s a key factor holding us back from becoming our healthiest selves. Eating too much and exercising too little are often born out of scarcity thinking.  Compulsively consuming the whole bag of chips as if it’s the last bag you will ever eat or skipping exercise altogether because you are “too busy” are perfect examp…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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