Weight Loss

Red and White Quinoa

10 Quinoa Nutrition Facts & Benefits

Incredible Quinoa Nutrition Facts Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a 7,000 year old grain that originated in the mountainous regions of South America that has gained a lot of popularity over the last few years due to its significant nutrition and health benefits (1). It is an ancient grain that is one  foods that fit people love due to its unique nutritional profile, as … Read More

grapefruit and grapefruit juice

Grapefruit Benefits Weight Loss and Glowing Skin

Grapefruit, also known as citrus paradise, is relatively new on the nutritional scene as it was first discovered in Barbados around the 18th century. History credits Captain Shaddock for first cultivating seeds from the orange and pomelo that ultimately led to the naturally occurring cross breed that we now enjoy. Early in the 19th century, some Florida farmers brought grapefruit … Read More

Spoon full of Stevia

Stevia Side Effects: Good or Bad?

I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about stevia lately and have seen several articles and  other sources online claiming that there may be some negative stevia side effects. Isn’t stevia an herb? And aren’t herbs supposed to be good for us? If so, then why all the fuss? I’m going to answer all of your questions in this article … Read More

Rhodiola Benefits

Rhodiola Benefits: Burning Fat for Energy and Beating Depression

Rhodiola Rosea also known as “golden root” is an adaptogen herb with tremendous fat burning, energy enhancing and brain boosting power. Adaptogens are a group of plants that can help your body adapt to physical, chemical, and environmental stress and rhodiola is one of the most effective in this family. This unique herb grows at high altitudes in the arctic … Read More

Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet Benefits Cancer and Weight Loss

The Ketogenic Diet Benefits and Successes  The Ketogenic diet was originally designed for patients with epilepsy by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. It was found that fasting helped improve the amount of seizures patients had. Unfortunately, long-term fasting is not a feasible for more than a few days, therefore a diet was developed that would trick the body into … Read More

Burn Belly Fat

3 Compounds that Burn Belly Fat

New research is revealing that the secret to weight loss may be more complex than “eat less, move more”. The key may be an enzyme called AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) that is found in Blueberries, Grapefruit, Green Tea and Cayenne Peppers.  AMPK’s helps your body utilize sugar which results in boosting your metabolism resulting in weight loss. AMPK is generally activated … Read More

3 Ways Wheat Is Giving You A Belly

3 Ways Wheat Is Giving You A Belly

Many of us are constantly struggling with the battle of the bulge and can’t just seem to get the weight off. We are not alone, as over 1/3 of the US population is obese. What many of us don’t realize is that a common “staple” of our diet may be a huge culprit in the obesity epidemic. The old food … Read More

Leptin and Alkaline Foods

Leptin and Alkaline Foods

When it comes to dieting, listening to your body’s cues can lead to a successful journey. Knowing when you’re actually hungry and when you’re emotionally eating or just thirsty is essential in long-term weight loss and maintenance. Logically, you know you should stop eating when you are full. However, it can often be more complicated than that. Various hormones in … Read More

Best Time to Eat for Weight Loss

Best Times to Eat for Weightloss

What is the Best Time to Eat for Weight Loss? If you’ve ever dieted, you’ve probably asked yourself this question at least once. What is the best time of day to eat in order to lose weight? Some experts believe eating small portions of food every two – three hours throughout the day will keep your metabolism active, and therefore … Read More

Weight Loss

Top 2 Ways to Lose Weight Fast

Here are my top 2 ways to lose weight fast and for good! So many people are jumping into the latest diets and pills but still aren’t seeing the results they should be seeing. Read More