Avoid Added Sugars in Your Diet

When diet and nutrition experts talk about sugary foods, we mean foods that contain lots of added sugar, which is any type of calorie sweetener that’s added to foods. Regular soft drinks sweetened with sugar or high-fructose corn syrup are sugary beverages. Soda, lemonade, sweetened iced tea, fruit drinks, and many sports drinks and energy drinks[…]

Ways to Burn More Calories Walking

How can you burn more calories during your walking workouts? The number of calories you burn depends on your weight, speed,  intensity and distance of your workout. Use these Techniques to Burn More Calories During Your Walking Workout   The Best Way to Burn More Calories: Walk Farther The farther you walk, the more calories[…]

Avoid the 5 Biggest Workout Mistakes

Is It Bad to Work Out Every Day?   Sometimes, exercisers with the best intentions lose the least amount of weight. What’s worse is that they often see their friends slim down just weeks after starting a new workout program. It can be frustrating and confusing.   So … what makes one weight loss workout plan effective and[…]

Simple Ways to Save 100 Calories per Day

Spray It, Don’t Pour It It’s so easy to overpour oil, and each tablespoon packs 120 calories and 14 grams of fat. So, instead of standard bottles of oil, pick up nonstick spray. A 1-second spray has 5 to 10 calories. Even with a 2-second spray, you’ll save 100 calories! There’s also a new development in the[…]

Cut Carbs Without Feeling Deprived

Use Veggie-Based Pasta Swaps Slashing carbs from your diet can be surprisingly easy. There are plenty of ways to lighten up your carb intake without sacrificing your favorite foods!   Let’s start with pasta. Pasta is delicious, but most pasta isn’t exactly helpful if you’re trying to lose or maintain weight. Enter spaghetti squash, zucchini[…]

Ways to Make Eating Better a Habit

Not ready to commit to a major diet overhaul just yet? These small changes can set you up for success.   Sneak Yourself More Vegetables You know you should eat more veggies. They’re full of good-for-you fiber and vitamins. But the average person eats only about half the amount they should. So how can you[…]

Foods to Eat If You’re Always Hungry

It’s tough to maintain a healthy weight when you’re always hungry! Read on to discover five foods that’ll fill you up without weighing you down.   Pouched Tuna and Other Lean Proteins Lean protein is king when it comes to combating hunger. I try to include protein in every meal and snack. It satisfies my[…]