Can Protein Powder Help You Lose Weight?

Supplementing your diet with protein powder can actually help you lose weight. When you think of protein powder, I have no doubt that you think of body builders grunting around the gym, sipping protein powder like a snack, in their stringy tank tops and gym shorts. While that is definitely a typical image, protein powderContinue reading “Can Protein Powder Help You Lose Weight?”

Five Things to Know Before Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery

If you are thinking of gastric or lap band surgeries, make sure you do your research first. We are a society of fast-fixers. Nowadays, with all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips, we have become a society of people who want things immediately, with as few complications as possible. This ideal applies in our datingContinue reading “Five Things to Know Before Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery”

How to Fight Middle-Age Weight Gain

Middle age often brings with it weight gains that are hard to control. It starts to happen to us all around the time we turn thirty. We notice small changes in our bodies, specifically around our metabolism and how easy or quickly we lose fat. Then by middle age, the process accelerates and we startContinue reading “How to Fight Middle-Age Weight Gain”

Do Low Carb Diets Affect Decision Making?

A new study found that low carb diets can change the way you make decisions. Its pretty much a proven fact that cutting carbs from your diet is one of the quickest ways to shed pounds. Anyone who has ever done this however, can tell you that it also comes with a slew of sideContinue reading “Do Low Carb Diets Affect Decision Making?”

Five Weight-loss Tips to Lose Weight Forever

The hardest part of losing weight is figuring out how to keep it off. In the United States alone, 74% of adults are overweight or obese. This is due in large part to the type of food we eat, but it also has to do with how difficult it is to lose weight, and thenContinue reading “Five Weight-loss Tips to Lose Weight Forever”

Five Tips to Help Keep Weight Off Forever

Losing weight and keeping it off are often two different things. For many people, losing weight is much easier than kissing it goodbye forever. The reason for this is that losing weight only requires a short term goal and some discipline. Changing your diet forever and adopting a healthier lifestyle is often a much loftierContinue reading “Five Tips to Help Keep Weight Off Forever”

How to Ease Into a Plant-based Diet

As mothers, we always tell our kids to eat their veggies, but should we be taking our own advice? From the time we are very young, we are always told of the importance of eating our vegetables. Personally I have trained myself to enjoy them, and I always make sure my kids get balanced meals,Continue reading “How to Ease Into a Plant-based Diet”

Five Ways to Reduce Holiday Weight Gain Quickly

The holidays are over, so now we have some weight to lose. I don’t know about you, but every year after the holidays I do two things; breathe a huge sigh of relief, and make a plan on how to lose the extra pounds I gain. In fact, this year I have been working outContinue reading “Five Ways to Reduce Holiday Weight Gain Quickly”