How to Read and Understand Food Labels

Do you know what is in the packaged foods you buy? Fortunately, consumers are taking on more of a responsibility to know what is going into their bodies. Are you on the path to eating healthier and losing weight? If so, here are some guidelines to keep in mind when looking at a...

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11 Reasons we don’t lose our belly fat

Excessive belly fat makes us more prone to diabetes, heart disease and many forms of cancer.

Here are 11 reasons why we don't lose our belly fat:

  1. We are getting older - As we age our resting metabolic rate drops.
  2. We are doing the wrong workouts - It is very...
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Eating Slowly Encourages Weight Loss

According to a study published by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, eating slowly reduces our hunger levels and helps us eat less. Dr. Pinto of the Center for Medical Weight Loss suggests 5 tips to slow down while eating – and I agree with each one! Try these guidelines...

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Sleep is Important for Weight Loss

Seven to nine hours of sleep is generally accepted as the amount necessary for optimum health. In addition, the people who get this much sleep tend to weigh less! Here’s why: the amount of sleep you get affects two key hormones that affect weight – ghrelin and leptin. Ghrelin is known as the...

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