The Benefits of Getting Enough Fats

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When we’re trying eat healthier or lose weight, we think about reducing our intake of sugars and fats – things that cause weight gain and aren’t considered ‘healthy.’ We start thinking “low fat” and “no fat.” But it’s important to consume ‘healthy fats’ – a proper amount of trans fat (which we easily consume with our protein sources), as well …

Scrumptious Summer Smoothies

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Smoothies have gained a lot of popularity in recent years, and not just for their health benefits. These tasty treats can make a great breakfast and are the perfect snack or post-workout pick-me-up. Create your own Scrumptious Summer Smoothies There are four basic ingredients in a smoothie: greens, fruit, protein and water. But among those four main items, anything goes. …

Make Your Salads Healthier with ‘Skinny’ Salad Dressing

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Are you trying to eat healthier? Does the warm weather make you feel like eating lighter meals than the comfort food we tend to consume during the winter months? If so, you’re probably eating more salads, and thinking about all the nutrients and anti-oxidants you’ll be getting into your system with all those greens, vegetables and fruits. But do you ...

SWAP THAT!! For Something Healthy

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 What do you suggest for me to start eating healthy? Please raise your hand if you’ve ever wanted to ask the same question. I remember being in the same place. I wanted to make a change but I didn’t have a clue as to where to start. So many others are in the same boat. Well, here’s some good news. …

So You’re a Healthy Eater?

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Being a healthy eater requires you to become both educated and smart about what healthy eating entails, and in its entirety. Being food smart isn’t about learning to calculate grams of fat, nor is it about studying labels and counting calories. Let me explain: healthy eating is all about balanced and moderate eating, consisting of healthy meals at least three …