Whether you’re a chocolate lover or looking for a healthier dessert alternative, these melt-in-your mouth, no-bake treats are sure to satisfy your senses without sabotaging your health or weight loss goals.
Unlike your typical desserts, these raw treats are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, and fiber. Made from whole food ingredients, there’s absolutely no refined sugars, trans fats or chemical concoctions in these homemade goodies. In addition, the healthy fats from the nuts and shredded coconut help prevent overeating and stabilize blood sugar levels. [Read more…]
With endless “to-do” lists, family events and work deadlines, we’re constantly exposed to chronic stress that can sabotage weight loss efforts and contribute to numerous health problems.
One of the easiest and most enjoyable things you can do to reduce stress and improve your health is to incorporate yoga into your routine. With regular practice, yoga can have a huge impact on your health and weight loss goals. [Read more…]
Good quality fats are not only helpful for losing weight but essential for sustainable fat loss and maintaining good health.
Unfortunately, fats got the bad rap from years of poor research. Many of the anti-saturated fat studies lumped healthy saturated fats into the same category as man-made hydrogenated and trans fats. Other studies were done with rancid fats, which should always be avoided, even if unsaturated. With faulty research and clever “low-fat” packaging, it’s easy to believe the myth that fat is evil. [Read more…]
Instead of taking a torturous approach to eating, learn to nourish your body and you’ll discover that healthy eating can, and should, taste delicious.
Many people think they need to feel deprived in order to be healthy and lose weight. They resort to counting calories and even give up some of their favorite foods. The problem is, this creates an unhealthy relationship with food. When you restrict foods or live with guilt, saying things like “I really shouldn’t eat ice cream or pizza,” you create a lot of unnecessary stress that negatively impacts your health. [Read more…]
The easiest and most effective way to lose weight and keep it off is to focus on what you’re eating instead of how much you’re eating.
Ditch the fad diets and calorie counting. A restrictive dietary approach decreases your metabolism, prevents your body from burning fat and creates an unhealthy relationship with food. [Read more…]
Even without changing the foods you eat, this simple tip will have a big impact on your health and weight loss goals. When you improve how you eat, you’ll naturally improve what you eat. [Read more…]
The start of the new year is when you get excited to make this year your best year ever. You might set lofty and even unhealthy goals, especially when it comes to weight loss. But, why not ditch the resolutions and make every year your best? Whether trying to reduce body fat or simply eat better, below are 18 small daily changes to get started. Each tip focuses on making healthy living delicious and doable, so it’s sustainable. [Read more…]
Skip the fad diets and eat whole foods that taste good and naturally support your fat loss goals. [Read more…]
An essential trace mineral, zinc is found in every tissue in the body and plays a role in over 300 metabolic reactions. Vital for countless functions, this extremely powerful antioxidant is especially helpful for supporting immune functioning, reducing inflammation, repairing DNA, preventing disease, balancing hormones, stabilizing blood sugar, preventing diabetes, elevating mood, improving memory, increasing strength, eliminating acne, speeding wound healing, supporting reproductive health, and preventing many different types of cancer (prostate, breast, ovarian, skin, and lung). [Read more…]