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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Top Reason Most Diets Fail

    This is Why Diets Usually Fail Summer is almost here, and that means the annual tradition of new diets and “get thin quick” schemes will be popping up everywhere like spring flowers. If you’re like most dieters, each failed attempt to reach your goal and keep the weight off erodes your self-confidence and keeps you up late at night saying things to yourself that you wouldn’t dare utter to …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. 5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

    5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism I don’t want to get all scientific and put everyone to sleep here, so I’ll make this straight-forward and basic: your metabolism is the amount of calories your body burns doing nothing in a single day. We all inherit our baseline metabolism; it’s genetic. It also relates to our gender and our age, and as you know, we can’t change our age. Once we acc…Read More

  10. 6 Ways to Stop Stress from Driving You to Eat

    6 Ways to Stop Stress Eating So many of us turn to food for comfort when the world goes sideways. Reaching for a bag of chips, a carton of ice cream, or a box of cookies when you are feeling spread too thin feels like an easy solution. The problem is that the quick fix of sugar and carbs is momentary and literally leaves you feeling worse once that food high settles, which it inevitably does. The …Read More