How to make SMART goals
A goal without a plan is just a wish – Antoine de Saint Exupery
Reject The Diet Mentality
An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. But what does “being on a diet” mean exactly?
Collagen Peptides – All you need to know
What are collagen peptides? There are many different types of amino acids, but the type found in collagen are the most abundant in your body thanks to the role they play in forming your connective tissues and skin.
Intermittent fasting has become a popular weight-loss strategy. Most recently, a study in the journal Cell Metabolism showed intermittent fasting may decrease risk factors for diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. But, would it work for you? Let’s go through the basics…
Preventing Holiday Eating Peer Pressure
Does this sound familiar? “But I prepared it just for you” “Come on, are you going to let me drink alone?” “Your grandmother use to eat this daily (pork lard, fried chicken, butter biscuits, etc.) and lived until she was 98 years old”
What are Prebiotics?
There is a lot of hype recently about probiotics, but what about prebiotics?
Many times, patients tell me that ever since they started eating healthier (meaning a lot of fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds) they feel incredibly bloated. This could be due to increased consumption of FODMAPs, short for carbohydrates called
Healthy Recipe Swaps
You can transform your favorite dishes to a healthier alternative without sacrificing flavor. In general, you can modify your recipes in 3 different ways:
Which is the best dark chocolate?
Selecting a high-quality chocolate can be overwhelming and confusing. A very easy way to test its quality is by hearing it. Yes, you read correctly…
Healthy Pantry Essentials
Stock your pantry and refrigerator with some basic staples and you’re on your way to creating healthful, tasty and economical meals.