The Good Kind of Fats

Unsaturated fats such as those found in olive oil, avocados, nuts and seeds can reduce your cholesterol levels and decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke. A recent study they found that people who eat tree nuts—almonds, Brazil nuts, walnuts and pistachios—are less likely to be obese than those who don’t. Because nuts can also

What is so Good About Healthy Whole Foods?

Put whole foods front and center. Healthy whole foods: you might know that you’re supposed to eat them, but do you really know what they are? What’s the difference between whole foods and processed foods? We live in a society that eats so much processed and manufactured food, that maybe there is a genuine confusion about

What did you have for breakfast?

Get up and Dine…The Benefits of Eating Breakfast. You already know it’s the most important meal of the day—it jump-starts your metabolism, delivers sustained energy and can help keep cravings in check. Breakfast also provides you with the nutrients that lead to increased concentration. Sorry, doughnut lovers, but all breakfasts are not created equal. To put your

Chocolate Cravings…Oh my!!!

BE KIND TO YOURSELF We all have cravings for less-than-healthy foods from time to time and there are certainly situations that call for a little chocolate. YUM! If you are occasionally allowing yourself an extra treat (but are otherwise eating healthy), then embrace it and don’t feel guilty. This is what I call the “90/10”,

Transitioning to a Healthy Lifestyle is a Process

KNOW TRANSITION IS A PROCESS One of the reasons that many people give up on new goals is because they try to make too big of a change too quickly. When thinking about making your life healthier, start small and think about adding new goals to your repertoire rather than taking familiar habits away. Love pasta? Maybe switch