Category: Health FAQ

Do you know the safe way to lose weight?

Following a diet that severely restricts types of foods or calls for only eating one type of food is challenging to follow for a long period of time and therefore results in weight regain. Healthy weight loss is a 1/2 pound to 2 pounds per week. This is safe for your body and results in… Read more »

Foods that Fight the Winter Blues

Its been a very long winter and we all know that this weather can be very draining and make us feel a bit blue. What to do? Aside from finding ways to fix your problem, try these comfort foods to make you happy. The secret is in choosing foods rich in omega-3 fats, folic acid,… Read more »

Are late night cravings making your weight loss goals harder to reach?

Unfortunately, our body’s appetite is lowest at 8 AM and highest at 8 PM, making us susceptible to late night cravings. In addition, it is more common to crave higher calorie foods and overeat at night. However, it is not the time that you eat, it is the total calories eaten in a day compared… Read more »

How to Get Your Daily Vitamin D

With all this snow and overcast, it seems more and more clients are feeling the effects of this very harsh winter. Even if you live where it is warm, dark skies can also affect how one feels. During the summer, the body can convert sunlight from just 15 to 20 minutes of daily exposure into… Read more »

Trying to lose or maintain weight: Skip the second drink

Although many individuals enjoy an alcoholic drink now and then, alcohol can lead to weight gain. Alcohol is energy dense with little nutrients. There are 7 calories per gram in alcohol, which is comparable to fat at 9 calories per gram. This means alcohol calories add up fast! Also, when drinking alcohol, it is broken… Read more »

Let’s go nuts over almond milk!

With up to 35 % of people dealing with Lactose intolerance issues, it’s great to know that almond milk can be a great alternative to cows milk. Here are some benefits that almond milk offers making it a great dairy substitute: Works well with your weight management program: one cup of regular Almond milk contains… Read more »

How much sugar is in your drink?

If you are a soda drinker, or a drinker of any sweetened beverage, you are consuming an over-abundance of added sugar with no nutritional value. The average 12 ounce soda has 9 to 10 teaspoons of sugar and 140 to 160 calories. These extra calories can add up quickly if you are an avid soda… Read more »

Tips to lose weight in the new year!

Many of us resolve to make this year the one where we finally lose weight and keep it off. As we all know, this is an ongoing process that can be very challenging. The good news is, weight loss does not have to be difficult. With the right mind set, it is possible to lose… Read more »

Soothe your muscle soreness

Muscle soreness arises after beginning a new workout routine or upping your old workout due to microscopic tears forming in your muscles. Luckily, there are a few foods that may help combat this soreness! First, a diet rich in antioxidant foods such as cherries, blueberries or pomegranates helps relieve the soreness by acting just like… Read more »

The health benefits of Matcha Green Tea!

A long standing tradition of Japanese culture, Matcha Green Tea is the highest quality powdered green tea available. Here are some amazing benefits to this powerful tea. It’s high in antioxidants, which is why the science community just loves this type of tea. It’s also loaded with Catechin and EGCg. Among antioxidants, catechins are the… Read more »