What can be more fun than ice cream on a hot day. Here are some varieties that won’t break your calorie budget. All portions are based on 1/2 cup serving or per bar: Dreyer’s Mango Fruit Bars: 80 calories Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom Fudge Ice Cream Bars: 60 calories Weight Watchers Divine Triple Chocolate Dessert… Read more »
Category: Healthy Weight
Drinking enough water every day is a key component to maintaining a healthy weight. Water is a natural appetite suppressor and keeps your kidneys and liver functioning at their best to metabolize fat efficiently. The average man should drink about 3 liters (13 cups) a day and women should drink about 2.2 liters (9 cups)… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Incorporate these foods into this years meal plan to help you lose those unwanted pounds! Tomatoes Oranges Oats Mustard seed Ginseng Turmeric Sweet Potatoes Apples Nuts Quinoa Beans Egg Whites Grapefruit Bananas Pine Nuts Mushrooms Lentils Hot Peppers Organic Lean Meats Green Tea Cinnamon Spinach Berries Avocado Almond Butter Greek Yogurt Honey Cocoa Vinegar Coconut… Read more »
Carbs are an essential part of the diet. A no carb diet may cause quick weight loss, but the weight is water and muscle… not fat! As carbs get added back to the diet, which they probably will eventually, you will gain back the weight…plus some!
Ultimately, working out in the morning does not provide additional benefits. Choose a time where you can go to the gym, work your body to fatigue, and make the most out of your workout. This will result in better muscle tone, higher metabolism, and weight loss.