3 tips to stop mindless eating

Do you find yourself mindlessly eating late at night or in the middle of the day? Do you reach for the cookies and chips when you are bored and at home? If this is you, these 3 tips will help you to stop mindlessly eating! READ MORE

Weight loss 101

For example, my clients will say, “I ate cereal and milk for breakfast.” So, I would ask them, “How much?” They say, “A bowl.” This is how most people portion foods. Oh, I ate a plate full. Oh, I ate a bowl of food. Here’s the thing: my bowls are huge. READ MORE

Portioning Food

Most people will say that to lose weight they have to eat more fruits and vegetables. In a sense you would be right but also wrong. If you continue eating all the unhealthy food you eat now AND start eating fruits and vegetables, you'll start gaining weight. Almost anything you put in your mouth - besides water - has calories. Calories add up throughout the day until you are eating more than your body needs. READ MORE

decreasing fat in Recipes

Cooking with fat – whether it is butter, lard, or oil adds a lot of calories to any recipe.  You can also have added fat from meat depending on the cut or type of meat. An easy way to cut calories in a recipe is to cut the amount of fat. Below are some tips that can help you cut the amount of fat and make food healthier as well. READ MORE

Dine-In Restaurants

Eating at restaurants can be challenging, especially when you are trying to eat the right kinds of food. The goals of most restaurants are not to provide you with nutritious food READ MORE

Fast Food Restaurants

Lots of people eat at fast food restaurants! If you are part of this group - keep reading for 5 tips to help you be able to eat at fast food restaurants without blowing your diet! READ MORE

GROCERY SHOPPING TIPS

There are a lot of do's and don'ts when it comes to grocery shopping, and most of us think that we know what we should be doing. But the truth is most of us go to the store while we are hungry, without a shopping list, and just grab whatever we 'think' we will cook during the week. If you do this, a lot of food will go to waste and you'll likely have many different items but nothing to make a solid meal for a few days or even a week. READ MORE

Lifestyle medicine: Healthy Eating

Did you know that 2/3 of all diseases are from lifestyle choices? The ROOT cause – POOR EATING HABITS. Imagine if you changed your entire lifestyle. This is where lifestyle medicine comes in! READ MORE

Understanding Diabetes

Diabetes has become an epidemic in America. Obesity and being overweight are risk factors for having diabetes, and we've seen an increase in both! The good news is that by living a healthy lifestyle and managing diabetes, you can live a longer and happier life with diabetes! READ MORE