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Studies Show Ditch the Bagel and Eat Eggs to Lose Weight

Posted: June 5, 2018

First, it was eggs are good for you; then they were high in cholesterol and not so good, then that didn’t matter. Now we start hearing about eggs for weight loss. What is it with eggs that their story keeps changing so often? Just in case you’re concerned about cholesterol, eggs and your health , the results of most recent studies tend to show that eggs weren’t as bad for cholesterol levels in our bodies as once thought. In fact, many studies find little read more…

How Bentonite Powder Helps Your Liver Help You Stay Healthy

Posted: May 25, 2018

Many of those who have ‘detoxed’ their bodies don’t realize that the body does a great job of detoxing itself. In fact, in addition to the many other roles it plays in you body (at least 500 by some estimates!). Your liver is a powerful detoxifier and your body’s main ‘filtration system’. But how do you clean that filter; or detoxify the great detoxifier? The Benefits of Bentonite Powder It can raise a few questions when people hear that bentonite powder comes from bentonite read more…

5 Great Benefits of Grape Seed Extract

Posted: May 15, 2018

You might not like them so much when you chomp down on one, but they might be the healthiest part of a grape, and there’s no denying the benefits of grape seeds for weight loss and your overall health. Best consumed as grape seed extract , the heart of the many benefits it delivers are its powerful antioxidants. What is Oxidation & Why is it Harmful to Us? Despite the fact that we need to breathe it in every few seconds to continue read more…

Why Essential Fatty Acids are Essential for Weight Loss Success

Posted: May 9, 2018

When you’re trying to lose weight and get rid of fat. It can be difficult to get your head around the idea that you need ‘good’ fats to live, and there are none better for your health and weight than essential fatty acids (EFAs). What Are Essential Fatty Acids? Like we said, your body needs good fats, mostly for energy. The body can synthesize , or make, most of the fats it needs from a healthy, balanced diet. There are two essential fatty acids, those the body also read more…

What to Do the Day After You Indulge & Overeat

Posted: May 8, 2018

When you’re trying to lose weight , you face temptations every day, not just during the holidays and special occasions. That means the potential for you to overeat, either intentionally or without really being conscious of it, is present every day. The most important thing to do if and when you overeat is to not let it ruin your weight management efforts. Yes, it can bring you down, make you feel like you’ll never be slim and even upset your stomach. But you’re only read more…

3 Seemingly Healthy Eating Habits that Might be Packing on the Pounds

Posted: April 30, 2018

Healthier eating habits is the first step towards successful weight loss. when you combine healthier eating with more activity in an effective weight management strategy, you get the golden ‘one -two punch’ of weight loss, which is to healthily reduce how many calories you eat while increasing how many calories you burn. But sometimes the ‘healthy’ eating habits we adopt, while making perfect sense in theory, can actually make you gain weight . To give you a better idea of what we mean, let’s read more…

5 Unusual Weight Loss Tips – Part 2

Posted: April 26, 2018

In 5 Unusual Weight Loss Tips Part 1, We looked at two tips that weren’t necessarily ‘unusual’, but that represented a bit of a departure from the more common ideas for weight loss. Including ‘Don’t Try to Lose Weight’ and ‘Don’t Focus on Weight Loss Exclusively’, the tips are aimed at transforming your approach to weight loss. A transformation that can produce healthy, long-lasting results. Here are three more tips to help you make the transformation. 1. Snack! One big reason why you should beware of trendy diets is that they try to take a shortcut to read more…

5 Unusual Weight Loss Tips – Part 1

Posted: April 15, 2018

If you’ve ever seriously tried to lose weight before, the title of this post might not seem so odd. You’ll know there’s nothing ‘usual’ about weight loss. While fad diets, magazine articles and the advice of family and friends might all tell you that one thing or another will ‘blast away the pounds’. Everyone is different. That’s why you might find that many the ‘usual’ ways to lose weight don’t work for you. So while we’re calling the weight loss read more…

7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight – Part 2

Posted: April 5, 2018

It’s one of the most frustrating and demoralizing things that can happen when you’re trying to lose weight. The weigh scale stops going down, or even goes up, despite all your sacrifices and efforts you aren’t losing weight. But, as we discovered in 7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight – Part 1 , there can be many reasons for reaching a weight loss plateau. And it doesn’t mean you are doing anything wrong or that you can’t continue to lose weight. Here are four more reasons why you might read more…

7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight – Part 1

Posted: March 31, 2018

The good news is you don’t need to blame yourself if you’re not losing weight even though you’re trying. Weight loss is never easy and keeping the weight off is just as difficult. One of the great injustices of going on a weight loss plan is that the first few pounds come off so relatively easily. Just when you feel like you’re on your way to the weight and shape you’ve always wanted, the plan stops, or the weight loss read more…

5 Big Benefits of Weight Loss – Other Than Losing Weight

Posted: March 26, 2018

One of the biggest reasons why weight loss can be so difficult for many of us is that we make it only about losing weight. You might want to lose weight because wedding season is coming up, or you’re planning a vacation down south or you’re simply tired of carrying around the extra weight and the stigma it can bring. But regardless of why you want to lose it, you’ll probably focus all your efforts on reaching a certain target read more…

Why Sleep is so Important for Losing Weight & How to Get More of It – Part 3

Posted: March 21, 2018

In Parts 1 and 2 of Why Sleep is so Important for Losing Weight & How to Get More of It, we looked at several reasons why sleep is crucial for your weight loss, including the fact that lack of sleep actually changes how your fat cells work, that it reduces how much benefit you get from healthy changes in your diet, that it increases cravings and it reduces your level of activity. But, way back at the beginning of the series, in the read more…