Posts tagged with empty calories

The Case for a Low-Carb Diet

Posted on October 20, 2014 by 1 Comment

CarbsCarbs get a bad rap one day, and then they are good for you the next day. It’s no wonder why getting to the bottom of the scoop on carbohydrates is easier said than done. We’re getting mixed messages???from the media, advertisers, and even doctors.


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9 Foods That Are Wrecking Your Diet

Posted on July 21, 2014 by 2 Comments

CarbsYou may be making your best effort to lose weight and eat healthy, but calories can be sneaky. Sometimes so-called health foods can be the culprit. It’s easy to underestimate how much you’re really eating, but knowledge is the first step. Find out which foods may be contributing to weight gain, and learn how to stay satisfied without packing on the pounds.


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How to Stay Healthy in Social Situations

Posted on January 27, 2014 by Leave a comment

Staying Healthy in Social SituationsMany social situations revolve around food: celebrations, eating out, sporting events. We use food as a way to reconnect with the people we care about. It’s important to have a strong support system, especially while losing weight. However, frequently turning to food in social situations is a slippery slope that can send your weight loss plan in the wrong direction. Don’t let it get the best of you. You can take control of any situation with a few simple tips.


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Food Face-Off: Low Fat vs. Low Calorie

Posted on January 13, 2014 by 1 Comment

food label low fat vs. low calorie Food labels can be deceptive, and when you’re trying to lose weight, they are important to understand. But a healthy stamp doesn’t necessarily mean a food item is good for your medical weight loss plan. Your head may spin wondering the healthiest choice between low-fat and low-calorie items. It’s time to put the battle to rest, so you can easily make the right choice during your next trip to the grocery store.


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9 Ways to Watch Your Weight on Vacation

Posted on December 26, 2012 by 1 Comment

vacationYour bags are packed, and you’re ready to hit the road for a much-needed vacation. For many, vacation is synonymous with high-calorie meals and little exercise. You return home feeling like your weight loss plan took 10 steps backward. But it doesn’t have to be that way! You can still enjoy a fun and relaxing trip without derailing your weight loss plan. Here’s how:


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10 Tips to Keep It Slim at Holiday Parties

Posted on December 7, 2012 by 1 Comment

holiday foodHoliday parties with co-workers, family, and friends can be an eating danger zone, but being on a weight loss program doesn???t mean you have to miss the fun. Discover 10 ways to navigate the holiday social scene with your goals intact.



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