Top 5 Snacks for Weight Loss and Energy

I’ve reviewed many diet journals and one of the trouble spots is often … reaching for unhealthy snacks that create fatigue and further cravings throughout the day. There are many things that can lead to this, but regardless, we all deserve a satisfying and tasty snack that can tide us over to dinner, right? But […]

What’s Blood Sugar Got To Do With It?

Do you only think that blood sugar matters if you have been diagnosed with diabetes or metabolic syndrome?? Well, it actually matters to everyone, not just those with diabetes or inflammation. For example, do you struggle to maintain a healthy weight? Are you eating healthy and exercising, but still don’t have the energy you need to […]

What Is the Keto Diet and Should I Try It?

The Ketogenic (Keto) Diet has recently gained a lot of popularity because of some of its health benefits. Many of you know people who have lost weight using this approach and have asked me for my thoughts, so here they are. The Keto diet is a very low carb, very high-fat diet and it has […]

How Do I Get the Right Amount of Protein?

When we think of protein, we often think about building muscle. But there is so much more to it! From producing important molecules for cellular function and repair, to supporting strong hair, skin, and nails, to assisting with weight management and moods… protein is essential. However, even though it’s essential, everyone’ protein needs are different. […]

Mental Strategies for Weight Loss

Do mental strategies really work for reducing weight? Science shows definite health benefits from mindfulness and meditation. And in this post, I will describe how you can use it to help manage your weight and cravings. “Meditation” is the practice of connecting the body and mind to become more self-aware and present. It’s often used to […]

Are Konjac Noodles Healthy?

For the last few years, I’ve been passing by these noodles packaged in a liquid in the grocery store and never picked them up. I didn’t know how to prepare them or use them in a recipe, so I passed right by without much thought. More recently, I saw a recipe that included shirataki noodles […]