Eliminating Empty Calories For Weight Loss

What are empty calories? We hear this term repeatedly and never quite get what exactly empty calories are. These are calories that give us a burst of energy but have no nutritional value to the body, They are not nutritionally balanced. You can say unnecessary calories is a more accurate term for this type of… Read more »

How Does Stress Affect What Foods We Crave?

Think of your favorite food. Is it ice cream? Is it pizza, or chocolate? Is it pasta with cream sauce? These are typically the foods that you will crave when you are stressed. Stress creates an imbalance of cortisol in the body which produces a signal in the brain that we need fat and or… Read more »

Healthy Ways to Speed Up the Metabolism

So what exactly is the definition of metabolism?  We hear this term frequently and often wonder what exactly is the metabolism. The definition of metabolism is the sum of all of the chemical reactions that take place in every cell of a living organism providing energy for the processes of life and synthesizing new cellular… Read more »

Benefits of Green Tea in Your Daily Diet

I can’t emphasize enough the importance of adding green tea into your daily diet. You may ask why and exclaim that the taste of green tea turns you off! First, I will explain the importance of adding green to your daily diet: 1) Green tea is a powerful antioxidant and free radical scavenger 2) It… Read more »

Benefits of Working with a Nutritionist for Weight Loss

When you seem to be yoyo dieting and not getting to your weight loss goal, or you are losing weight and then gaining it back faster than you put it on, it’s time for professional help. There are several ways to approach the problem. 1) Try a commercialized diet plan like Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig,… Read more »