Enjoy holiday cheer without the weight gain

If you’re having problems losing excess pounds or maintaining your ideal weight, expect an uphill battle at the end of the year. The holiday season brings a variety of social gatherings, from office parties to family get-togethers. These events are often celebrated with lots of food accompanied by sugary or alcoholic drinks that are difficult […]

Losing right kind of weight key to long-term results

“I’ve been on a diet for two weeks, and all I’ve lost is two weeks.” Is this famous quote from Totie Fields something to which you can relate? Many of us find ourselves in the same frustrating situation. Dieting, losing some weight and then gaining more. Then we try another trendy diet some celebrity gushes about, and […]

Science closer to prescribing nutrients to fight disease

We all know maintaining a healthy diet is more than just counting calories. While eating the right amount of food is important to avoid gaining too much weight, the types of food you choose to fuel your body is even more critical. You are what you eat. This saying has been around in some form […]

Buying a supplement? Ask questions

Shopping for a high-quality supplement can be confusing and downright frustrating. So many brands vie for your dollar, and they all claim they’re the best. Choosing a supplement affects not only your health, but also your pocketbook if it’s doesn’t deliver results. Here are some questions to consider when looking for a high-quality supplement. Does […]

Supplements play key role in maintaining nutrition

You don’t have to be a dietitian or nutritionist to have a general idea these days of what you should be eating. For one thing, the old food pyramid has been replaced by MyPlate, a  simple visual tool reminding us about the best food groups and relative portion sizes to consume. Nonetheless, to say maintaining […]