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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Smoking, Weight Loss, and Nutrition

Smoking, Weight Loss, and Nutrition

Everyone knows smoking is bad for health. It causes cancer and heart disease. Everyone can tell you that. If you’re a smoker, you should quit. One of the side effects of the nicotine in cigarettes is a boost in the … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Brussels Sprouts

3 Easy Ways to Enjoy Brussels Sprouts

Brassica Oleracea Gemmifera is more commonly known as the Brussels sprout. It is a cousin of the cabbage family, and one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Brussels sprouts are a bursting with nutrients, including vitamin C, folic acid, B6, … Continue reading

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3 Simple Steps to Kale Heaven

3 Simple Steps to Kale Heaven

Kale, in its raw form, just isn’t pleasing to many people’s palate. There, we said it. That’s a shame, because it’s one of the healthiest foods known to man. One cup of kale contains just 36 calories, but is packed … Continue reading

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Six Hidden Sources of Excess Sodium

Six Hidden Sources of Excess Sodium

Some foods contain copious amounts of sodium, and we don’t even notice. Due to the use of additional flavors, our taste buds don’t necessarily discern the saltiness. For example, a single sandwich may contain half or more of the daily … 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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THIS is Why it’s Harder for Women to Lose Weight

THIS is Why it’s Harder for Women to Lose Weight

We’ll get right to the point. Scientifically, women have a harder time shedding weight compared with men. There are several reasons for this. We’ll start off with the basic resting metabolism. Men have a faster metabolism than women, burning 3-10% … 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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Weight Loss from Exercise Tends to be Lower than Expected

Weight Loss from Exercise Tends to be Lower than Expected

Exercise is important for health, but is not the deciding factor when it comes to losing weight. You see, weight loss is more about food calorie reduction than it is about calorie expenditure through exercise. In a study comparing the … Continue reading

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