Category: Nutrition



More Protein, Less Refined Starch

You want to lose weight, but are so confused by all of the information out there. Is it really calories in and calories out? Does the type of food you choose make a difference? Well, a newer study hopes to … Continue reading

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8 Secrets to Portion Control

You’ve heard it before – one of the easiest things you can do to overhaul your diet, without giving up everything you love, is to scale back on the portions. Kind of like having your cake and eating it too, … Continue reading

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STOP Your Late Night Eating

Most women we know consume a significant chunk of their calories after 8 p.m. Why is late-night binging or grazing so common and what can you do about it? The major reason why we stuff ourselves so late at night is … Continue reading

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The TV Diet

When you think of things that go together, what comes to mind? Fred and Wilma, Lucy and Ethel, cookies and milk, peanut butter and jelly. What about watching TV and snacking? Are we right? When you sit down at night … Continue reading

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Are Low-Fat Foods a Healthy Choice?

Do you remember the low-fat and fat-free food craze that swept the nation back in the ’80s and ’90s? Pretty much everything possible was turned into a “fat-free” version – cookies, doughnuts, cheese, sour cream, mayo, salad dressing, and lunch … Continue reading

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Top 10 Red Foods

Since we are focusing on the heart this month, we thought that it would be fun to spotlight the top ten red foods that promote heart health (and are delicious, too!). Strawberries Raspberries Pomegranate Tomatoes Watermelon Beets Bell Pepper Red … Continue reading

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Foods of Love and Lust

Valentine’s Day is a couple days away. Whether you’re spending it alone or with the one you love (or lust), it’s a day to focus on love (of yourself or someone else) and pleasure. If you think you might need … Continue reading

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Healthy Valentine’s Desserts

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. What’s the first thing that pops into your head? For us, it’s chocolate. Our mind starts swirling, trying to figure out which “healthified” delicious chocolate treats we’re going to whip up for the … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch Chia!

You know the cute little Chia Pets that seem to pop up every year around the holiday time? Spread the seeds, water, and watch them grow “hair” over a few short weeks. The hair is actually the sprouts of the … Continue reading

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Pre-Workout Fuel

Whether you work out first thing in the morning or some time later in the day, what you eat before your workout can have a major impact on your performance. Morning Workout For some people who hit the gym or … Continue reading

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