11 Types of Food Additives You Need to Know About

11 Types of Food Additives You Need to Know About

One of the sexiest health claims on food products is “No additives or preservatives”. As the food industry is adapting to consumer demand for real food, companies are looking for ways to remove ingredients that are deemed dangerous by consumers. … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

Losing weight means switching to a lifestyle of healthy eating. We’ve heard complaints from many dieters that the healthy options in the supermarket are always more expensive. This is actually false. The truth is that in order to eat healthfully … Continue reading

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Why Do People Get Hangry? (Hungry and Angry)

Why Do People Get Hangry? (Hungry and Angry)

Do you ever get “hangry”? This relatively new buzzword describes a situation where hunger drives normally calm people to become irritable, rude, and illogical. As a result, arguments with loved ones erupt. Voracious junk-food consumption is also a frequent and … Continue reading

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What’s the Most Common Potato in America?

What’s the Most Common Potato in America?

Happy weekend folks. Don’t be a couch potato. Take advantage of the long summer days and find some time to get off the couch and move yourself. Exercise can help reduce your risk for disease.  It helps improve your mood … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

5 Tips to Help Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

It’s Friday afternoon, and you’ve been meticulously sticking to your weight loss game plan all week long. You even got an extra workout in-between juggling a million responsibilities. In a few hours you’ll head home from work, and enjoy a … Continue reading

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The Nasty Truth About Fat-Free Salad Dressing

The Nasty Truth About Fat-Free Salad Dressing

People who try to lose weight are on a constant look out for lower calorie foods. This makes perfect sense. Sometimes these good intentions lead to bad food choices. Take salad dressing, for example. First and foremost, a tasty salad … Continue reading

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Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?

Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?

For decades, we’ve been taught that low-fat dairy is healthier for us. Fat was vilified as the culprit responsible for weight gain and heart disease. But lately, we’re seeing a reversal, and fat is being celebrated. Unfortunately, there is no … Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners, Yes or No?

Artificial Sweeteners, Yes or No?

Our collective sweet tooth is a major challenge when it comes to weight management. Soft drinks are the single largest contributor to obesity in the US, and sugar is added to a large number of products we purchase in the … Continue reading

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7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

7 Mind Tricks to Help You Eat Less

Rule number one for weight loss is to eat less calories than you burn. Obviously, this is easier said than done. We’d like to present you with a short list of tricks to help you consume less. 1. start every … Continue reading

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The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

Earlier this year, the FDA introduced a new nutrition label planned to replace the current label in the near future, most likely 2018. The new label requires companies to list the amount of sugar that was added to a food … Continue reading

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