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You have done all the right things to lose weight ― exercise, plan your meals to be balanced, and get enough sleep. You are living an overall healthy lifestyle! It’s working too, as you’ve gradually lost weight and are feeling great! Despite all this, your weight loss starts to slow down and then, it stalls…

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“Does not eating after 7pm help you lose weight?” I have heard this question countless times. We’re exposed to so many messages telling us that stopping eating at a certain hour will melt away pounds or that certain foods are magically digested at night. What are the facts and what should you do? Read on…

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Does quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) live up to all the superfood buzz? It turns out, yes, quinoa does offer many nutritional benefits. Read on to learn why you should eat quinoa and how you can add it to your food plan. Why should I eat it? Quinoa is a naturally gluten-free nutrient-packed powerhouse, containing about twice…

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Many of the most popular breakfast foods are either loaded with refined carbs (bagels, donuts) or packed with fat, particularly saturated fat (bacon, egg and cheese biscuit sandwich). While those breakfast choices might taste great first thing in the morning, they do not set us up for success the rest of the day. Read on…

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Caribbean cuisine is as diverse as the different countries that make up the region. Unfortunately many of our favorite recipes have a reputation for being unhealthy. But like any other type of cuisine, Caribbean food can be part of a healthy diet. So in the last week of National Nutrition Month, let’s explore a few…

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Americans have busy lifestyles, so we find ourselves eating out a lot. When we’re on the go, we want food that is not only fast and easy, but also tastes great. This month I’m focusing on making healthy eating accessible to everyone for National Nutrition Month. With that in mind, use these 10 simple tips…

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I love National Nutrition Month because it shines a spotlight on healthy eating and healthy lifestyle. This month celebrates one of my passions, the power that nutrition and healthy lifestyle have to transform our lives! So this week, my focus is on 20 ways to get more fruits and vegetables on your plate. I’ve included…

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This week, I am continuing with the second of a 2-part series of behaviors we think are healthy but really aren’t. Losing weight is already hard enough, why make it harder with stuff that doesn’t work? You’ll find out if all of your hard work is helping (or hurting) your efforts to get on the…

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If you’re still clinging to your New Year’s resolution, it’s likely you’ve developed a routine of healthy behaviors to keep you on track. Some of those behaviors are not as healthy as you think though. That’s why I’d like to share this first part of a 2-part series, things we think are healthy but really…

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