Too Busy to Eat Healthily? No You’re Not

Posted: May 29, 2014

If you tell yourself you’re too busy to shop for and prepare healthy meals, you’re just making excuses. If so, you have two choices: Continue to make excuses and continue to battle with your weight. Take action and take control of your weight. Tips for Balancing Your Diet & Your Schedule Maybe every generation thinks so, but life really does seem busier today. At the end of each day, few people have the energy to come home and prepare a read more…

Stress Part II – 5 Ways to Stop Stress From Ruining Your Weight Loss

Posted: May 20, 2014

Have you ever felt anxious about something and then gone for a brisk walk? Chances are your anxiety was gone, or at least noticeably less intense, after the walk. Exercise is the first, and perhaps most beneficial way you can stop stress from ruining your weight management (to learn more about how stress can do so, check our previous post: The Stress Series – Part I ). Exercise – We saw in The Stress Series Part Ithat your body reacts to stress by releasing hormones, like read more…

Butter versus Margarine

Posted: May 15, 2014

It’s one of the longest running wars in food history. From the moment it became commercially available in the late 1800s, margarine has gone toe-to-toe with butter in a see-saw battle over which one is healthier. Dairy farmers around the world didn’t take lightly to the threat posed by margarine to one of their staple and most lucrative products. Almost from its introduction, margarine faced a variety of restrictions and taxes aimed at protecting butter producers. A largely agricultural economy read more…

6 Quick Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

Posted: May 7, 2014

Healthy eating and successful weight management begin with healthy grocery shopping. You’ve got to put good food in your cart before you can put it in your body. But it’s more difficult than most people think. Food manufacturers know that you want to eat healthily and they are not afraid to promote perceived health benefits, even if it creates false perceptions about the actual healthiness of the product. Temptation is another major hurdle between you and healthier food. Less healthy read more…