Why Fad Diets Are Bad for You

December 28, 2012

If they work, why are fad diets bad for you? It goes back to the importance of balance in your diet. Why are fad diets bad for you? It depends on which kind you decide to follow. Some are more obvious than other, such as the magic product diets. You know the ones I’m talking […]

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Low Carb Low Cal Side Dish

December 2, 2012

Yesterday we talked about chicken as a good low carb, low cal option. Today I thought we’d look at what kind of low carb low cal side dishes can go with it.When it comes to low carb low cal side dishes, one of the easiest ways to come up with ideas is to start with […]

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Recipe: Nutella Biscotti – 90 calories

November 23, 2012

I love Nutella, so I thought this would be a great recipe to try… and I certainly wasn’t disappointed! These biscotti have a great flavor and are quite crunchy. You can also try using white chocolate chips instead of the regular ones for a nice visual effect. Nutella Biscotti recipe – 90 calories Ingredients: 1/2 […]

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Free Hypnosis Tracks for Weight Loss

August 29, 2012

If you’re toying with the idea of hypnosis to help you slim down, you may want to start with free hypnosis tracks for weight loss to see what you think. If you don’t want to spend money to try hypnosis, or feel uncomfortable going to a hypnotherapist, free hypnosis tracks for weight loss are available […]

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Is Ice Water Better when Dieting

August 11, 2012

I’ve heard that drinking ice water instead of room temperature water can help burn extra calories. Is it true? Is ice water better when dieting? It seems no matter what diet is followed this one question pops up. Is ice water better when dieting? Does it really burn more calories than drinking room temperature water? […]

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Food for a 4th of July Picnic

July 2, 2012

The 4th of July holiday is a popular day to plan a picnic. Keep food for a 4th of July picnic simple and healthy and you’ll be able to enjoy yourself and stick to your weight loss goals.Don’t complicate your picnic plans. Enjoy the 4th of July with these simple, tasty ideas for food for […]

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Summer Picnic Food Ideas

June 28, 2012

Picnics are a fun part of summer ,but they don’t have to be an excuse to blow your diet. Try these summer picnic food ideas while you enjoy the company of friends and families and the great outdoors.Whether it’s a quiet getaway where the two of you spread a blanket on the ground to enjoy […]

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How to Lose Weight by Hypnosis

June 1, 2012

Are you so sick of the yo-yo weight game that you’re ready to try anything? Maybe even buy a “How to Lose Weight by Hypnosis” DVD? The fact is that hypnosis does work for some people, but will it work for you? Hypnosis is a controversial approach to weight loss in some circles because it […]

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Recipe: Steamed Asparagus with Almond Butter – 164 calories

May 30, 2012

I’m not a very big fan of asparagus (I usually find it pretty boring), but I liked this recipe a lot. It’s a very simple, but elegant way to serve asparagus, and the toasted almonds in the butter give this a very nice taste. Steamed Asparagus with Almond Butter recipe – 164 calories Ingredients: 2 […]

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How to Get Over a Plateau when Dieting

May 29, 2012

As long as we’re losing weight it’s easy to stay motivated, but learning how to stick to your diet and how to get over a plateau when dieting takes a little more discipline. Watching the numbers on the scale drop along with pounds is enough to make the sacrifice worth it, but what happens when […]

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