The Secret Benefits of Mindful Eating

When most people think about mindfulness and eating, they think it’s about counting the number of times you chew a piece of food. And while I understand the benefit of chewing your food for digestive purposes, if I’m honest, the thought of chewing my food...

Festive Superfoods for the Holidays

We’re coming up on on the most wonderful time of the year, wouldn’t you agree? (Now I have the song in my head!)  There are so many lovely things about the holiday season that I’d have a hard time listing only a few. I’d have to say, though, that universally, we all...

3 Healthy Habits for the Holidays

The holidays are jam-packed with an abundance of meals, parties, and gatherings that are filled with delicious but generally unhealthy foods.  I’m sure you’re familiar with the experience of feeling a little off track from your health goals during this season. There’s...

Curb Your Appetite by Adding New Choices to Your Meals

Losing weight might be accomplished by adding new choices to your meals to feel full and curb your appetite. You can also use these choices to help your metabolism, reduce obesity and resist high-calorie foods such as sweets. Walnuts are thought to be a great choice...

Try the MIND Diet

Your mind has everything to do with how you lose weight and keep it off. It also has much to do with keeping our brains working at their best, especially as we age. It’s not a “brain food” diet, but what researchers have named the Mediterranean/DASH-Intervention...

Schedule Meals at Certain Times Meet Your Weight Loss Goals

Fasting isn’t the same difficult way to lose weight as it was once thought. The new way of fasting has you consuming food during a certain time period each day. For example, you might choose to eat the dinner meal before 6 P.M. each day or no lunch after 12 P.M. The...