1. Superfood Spotlight: Teff

    Have you heard about one of the latest “new” grains nutritionists are calling a superfood? It’s known as teff, and it’s quickly taking its place alongside quinoa, sorghum, and millet as a popular gluten-free, high-protein alternative to other grains. The history of teff Even if this is the first time you’ve heard about this ancient grain, the title gives away its age — teff seems to ha…Read More

  2. 5 Tips for Enjoying Holiday Foods Without Spiraling into Bad Eating Habits (Again)

    The holidays are approaching swiftly, which means it’s time to enjoy the seasonal comfort foods, signature dishes, and many treats that come with them (If you celebrated Halloween, you might have already gotten a good start with all that leftover candy!). Thinking back to the last holiday season, how did you do with keeping on track with not only your fitness center workouts, but your healthy ea…Read More

  3. 5 Surprising Foods and Beverages That Are Harming Your Health

    If you’re working towards a weight loss goal by counting your calories, meal prepping, and working out regularly at the fitness center, you probably spend a lot of time analyzing ingredient labels. But some things we eat and drink tend to pass by this radar, probably because we think of them as health foods, or, at the very least, not as harmful as foods that are higher in calories from fat or s…Read More

  4. Tips for Choosing the Weight Loss Diet Plan That’s Right for You

    If you’ve decided it’s time to get serious about losing weight and getting healthier, you’ve probably noticed there are scores of diet plans to choose from. To help you navigate the process of choosing a weight loss plan that will complement your fitness center workouts and health goals, here are a few tips. 1. Recognize That There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Plan for Everyone. There are many t…Read More

  5. Simple Hacks for Healthy — Yet Satisfying — Summer Treats

    The last few months of the summer tend to bring the hottest temperatures – and the strongest cravings for summer’s best cold treats like popsicles, ice cream sundaes, bars and cakes, creamy shakes, and decadent frappes and iced coffee drinks. As we’re all too aware, these treats spell disaster for weight loss results and can sabotage the hard work of following a strict nutrition plan coupled…Read More

  6. Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking a Pre-Workout Formula

    If you’ve been going to the gym for any length of time, you’ve experienced days when you just didn’t feel like you had enough energy for your workout – especially if your routine is to hit the fitness center early in the morning. Times like these, it can be tempting to reach for a pre-workout supplement that promises to boost your energy levels, give you greater endurance, and help you pow…Read More

  7. Summer Barbecue: Avoid the Risks and Keep It Healthy

    Summer and outdoor barbecues go hand in hand. As part of your efforts to live a healthier lifestyle – going to the fitness center regularly, eating more nutritious foods, counting calories – you might be wondering if you can still enjoy this summer activity and how it fits into your new approach to taking better care of your body. The good news is that you don’t have to give up grilling enti…Read More

  8. Yes, There’s A Diet That Lets You Eat Chocolate and Skip the Gym: Pros and Cons of the Sirtfood Diet

    It seems like new diets are hitting the news constantly, making it hard to keep track of which ones are healthy and which you’re better off staying away from. One of the newer diets circulating among celebrities these days is the sirtfood diet. Promising weight loss while encouraging indulgence in dark chocolate, coffee, and even red wine certainly grabs the attention, so it’s no wonder people…Read More

  9. A New Healthy Diet Trend: The MIND Diet

    Dieting alone is not the most effective way to improve your fitness. But by combining healthy, balanced eating habits with a well-rounded exercise routine that includes regular visits to a fitness center, dieting isn’t such a bad thing. Still, with the number of fad diets out there, it’s wise to use caution when choosing which ones to follow and which ones to avoid. To help, we’d like to poi…Read More

  10. 4 Food-Related Obstacles to Lasting Weight Loss

    Weight loss – or, more accurately, fat loss -- is a goal for most of us. The simple formula is to eat less and exercise more at the fitness center, right? But it isn’t always that simple, especially if there are bad eating habits and faulty nutritional mindsets getting in between you and your fitness goals. Consider these food-related obstacles to lasting weight loss. Are you letting any of th…Read More