A night of peaceful, deep and quality sleep is a blessing that only the sleep deprived and insomniacs can truly appreciate. To have not just one, but plenty of your nights filled with rest and sleep, try adding following foods to your diet, especially if you find yourself tossing and turning in your bed at night instead of sleeping.Continue Reading
3 Ways to Have Healthier Eating Habits
Eating is something that we all have to do obviously. The question is, how healthy are we going to eat in a given day? Are we going to allow this to become something that we focus on as a course of action in our day? Or will we allow it to go by the wayside as we consume ever more fast food and other unhealthy choices? The answer, of course, is up to each individual. Those who want to have a healthier eating lifestyle should consider the following tips.Continue Reading
5 Steps to Stay on Track, Even on Vacation
There’s no secret to staying on track even when you go on vacation – just smart choices! Here are some things to keep in mind while vacationing so you avoid blowing your diet.
Step 1: Give Yourself a Pass
You’re on vacation! This is a time you’ve set aside for yourself to relax, so allow yourself to have fun and indulge in moderation in the local foods and drinks. Gracefully accept that you might gain a few pounds but commit to resuming your healthy living the minute you get back home.Continue Reading
Are You A Bikini-Season Dieter?
Spring has sprung and summer is just around the corner! Before we know it, the warmer weather will call for tank tops, shorts, flip flops and yes, bikinis.
For some of us, the idea of wearing a bikini is not appealing. Have you ever gone on a crash diet in order to get ready to wear a bikini? If so, then you are officially a bikini-season dieter.Continue Reading
You Think That’s Healthy?
There is nothing worse than thinking you are eating healthy when you’re really not. That’s hard work wasted. Most people need to revamp their eating habits when they try to cut calories and get in shape and the quest for “healthy choices” becomes nearly all-consuming. The advertising and food myths out there make it easy to choose foods that have a reputation for being healthy but really aren’t.Continue Reading
How to Cut Your Portion Size
Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight knows that the single most important thing you have to do is to eat smaller portions. Simply put – eat less. You can work out until you pass out, but, like it or not, weight loss happens in the kitchen, not in the gym.
So you need to shrink your portions. Simple enough, right? If reducing portions was that easy, no one would be fat.Continue Reading