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5 Tips on How to Fight Cravings

When you feel a strong craving coming on, it ‘s hard to fight, no matter what you do. If your weakness is white bread, chocolate ice cream, pizza, or drive-thru fries, you feel like the feeling nags at you until you finally put one in your mouth. 

You may feel good for a little bit, but then the feeling of guilt comes rolling in. And then you realize how hard you’ve worked to come as far as you have, only to give in to that feeling. 

There are some easy steps you can take to fight cravings and still feel satisfied. […]

Starting off the year right

 

Dear Friends,

The holidays are over and we are slowly but surely trying to get off on the right foot. Whether it is detoxing, exercising, dieting, or simply trying to eat better, January is a time where we think about our goals and try our best to do what we can to make them a reality. We know, though, that it is not always as easy as it sounds in December…

This week’s newsletter is focused on giving you some tips on how to stay on top of your new years health […]

How to Stay on Track with Your New Years Health Resolutions

The holiday feasts are over and there are no more excuses to neglect your health and nutrition. New years resolutions have been made, and it’s time to do all that is in our power to keep them. No this, not only for the sake of keeping them, but also to ensure that we work towards becoming our healthiest selves.

Flash back to January 1st (you are recuperating from the New Years party), and 2nd (you are still on vacation)… and 10th (you just don’t have time; you’ll start next month)… and the list goes on.

We know how difficult it can […]

How to Keep Holiday Cravings in Check

The temptations can be brutal… I know. The smell of baked goods in the oven, the impulse to serve yourself second and third servings, saying yes to whatever is offered to you. I have been there. The holiday season is so incredibly sensory, it is hard not to participate in the snacking, binging, and food comas. 

There are some tricks you can follow to keep from going overboard during the holiday season, and keep your cravings in check. 

1. Never go Hungry for Holiday Visits

The holidays are a perfect time to catch up with family and friends who live far […]

The Perfect Exercise for a Springtime Detox

Spring is just around the corner and for those of you in cool-weather areas, you might be starting to get a taste of warmer weather. Just like many of us partake in Spring Cleaning, we can’t forget to take the opportunity to reboot our own health! Detoxing is a great way to kickstart a diet and rid your body of toxins that have built up from bad eating habits, a lack of exercise, illness and environmental pollutants. To give you a glimpse into my book, Weekend Detox Diet: A Step-by-Step […]

3 Valentine’s Day Aphrodisiac Foods

It’s Valentine’s Day weekend! We know this means flowers, chocolate, and fancy dates. If lingerie is involved in your Valentine’s Day, we have some tips for foods to include in the special day to make sure the fire stays lit for as long as you need to. What are aphrodisiacs? They are foods or drinks that spark sexual desire. Why not?!

1. Oysters Not only are oysters high in omega-3 fatty acids, which are good for your skin and circulation, they are also high in a certain type of amino acids that promote the production […]

3 Best Detox Foods

Are you thinking of going on a detox diet to kick-start your 2015 weight-loss, and wellness regimen? That doesn’t mean you need to starve yourself on liquid-only diets or diets that have you eating the same food for days on end. Detoxes can be delicious, filling, and can make you feel good long after you have finished to regimen – if you pick the right foods. Here I give you a sneak peak into some secrets from my most recent book Weekend Detox Diet: A Step-by-Step Guide. Kickstart your Metabolism and Cleanse your Body in 3 Days. What are […]

3 Reasons You Need to Detox

Even if you aren’t big into fitness and nutrition, chances are you have heard of detoxing. The most popular ones are liquid detoxes and one-food detoxes that keep you hungry and usually make you give up before finishing. Detoxes shouldn’t be torture (yes, you can eat REAL FOOD), but they are really important. Below I talk about three important reasons why you should be detoxing.

1. We are surrounded by pollutants Every day, we are surrounded by pollutants in the air we breathe and in the environment we live in. You don’t need to be living in the inner city […]

How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

With the holidays now upon us, many of you may be feeling slightly nervous about the potential of weight gain with all the parties, events, and dinners you have scheduled. You’ve worked hard up until now and the last thing you want to do is see all that hard work go to waste. Fortunately, with a few smart tips, you can avoid suffering the typical holiday weight gain this season. Here’s how.

Plan Ahead If there’s one thing that you absolutely must do, it’s plan ahead. Nothing will help prevent weight gain than always having a game plan. For instance, […]

Building Core Strength

Core strength exercises are the most important exercises to do because you need to have a strong core in order to do all other exercises with strength and confidence without injuring yourself. If your core is weak, you will have problems doing other exercises intended for other parts of the body. Core exercises help strengthen abdominal muscles, upper thigh muscles, and lower back muscles which are very important to correctly exercise and strengthen. Not having a strong core can result in injuries in doing other exercises. So it is important to add a routine of core exercise to your […]