What Happens When You Eat on the Go?

What Happens When You Eat on the Go?

Ever since John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, invented the sandwich 250 years ago, the food industry has accommodated the ever changing and dynamic lifestyle of modern times. Every year, people consume a larger percentage of their meals on the … Continue reading

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The Business of Weight Loss

The Business of Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight, Americans spent SIXTY BILLION dollars last year! That’s approximately $200 for every man woman and child. If you consider that “only” 75 million Americans are actually attempting to lose weight, we’re at $800 per person per … Continue reading

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How Many Carbs Will You Eat Today?

How Many Carbs Will You Eat Today?

Most people we’ve asked, had no idea. We thought it would be a good idea to provide a bit of a refresher for you so you can figure out your numbers. Let’s start with the basics. All food is composed … Continue reading

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The Volumetric Diet: Eat More, Gain Less

The Volumetric Diet: Eat More, Gain Less

Barbara Rolls is a professor of nutrition and inventor of an eating system she named “Volumetrics”. The concept is brilliant – to lose weight you should eat voluminous food that is low in calories but literally fills your stomach. According … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Eat More Sardines

7 Reasons to Eat More Sardines

Let’s talk about sardines. Often overlooked by grocery shoppers and fish lovers, sardines are a healthy and tasty source of protein. Sardines are a small type of fish, also known as pilchards. They are usually less than 15 cm in length. … Continue reading

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Hydration with Fruit: Tasty, Healthy, and Filling

Hydration with Fruit: Tasty, Healthy, and Filling

Last week we wrote about vegetables as a source of hydration. This week – fruit. Just like veggies, most fruits have an awesome calorie to volume ratio – you can eat a serving, or two, or three and still stay … Continue reading

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Four Shocking Examples of Super-sized Portions

Four Shocking Examples of Super-sized Portions

So, you’re trying to lose weight. You’ve bought the right foods, and you are even counting your calories. You read the nutrition label to see how many calories are in your cookie. Do you also take note of the serving … Continue reading

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Which Diet Burns Fat Faster – Low-Fat or Low-Carb?

Which Diet Burns Fat Faster – Low-Fat or Low-Carb?

Low-fat or low-carb, that is the questions that dieters have been arguing about for decades. In the 80′s and 90′s low-fat was the winning approach. These days, low-carb is king. Many of the studies conducted to prove one approach or … Continue reading

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Can I Eat Bread if I’m on a Diet?

Can I Eat Bread if I’m on a Diet?

Total avoidance of bread is a mistake made by some people trying to lose weight. They believe that the carbs in bread are interfering with their diet plans. It’s true that many supermarket breads are high in carbs, and often low … Continue reading

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How to Lose Weight AND Hydrate, With Vegetables

How to Lose Weight AND Hydrate, With Vegetables

Fresh vegetables are awesome. Their calorie to volume ratio is outstanding – you can eat a serving, or two, or three and still stay under 200 calories. You’ll also feel much fuller compared to consuming the same amount of calories … Continue reading

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