Weight Loss

Does Social Media Contribute To Weight Gain?

It’s hard to scroll past a perfectly photographed dessert or indulgent dish, but that's exactly what you should do. "Food porn," defined as appetizing food or cooking imagery, has long been used by advertisers and now even has its own searchable hashtag. If you frequently view these delicious images, you might notice a change in… Continue reading Does Social Media Contribute To Weight Gain?

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22 Weight Loss Myths

There's so much data available on the internet it's sometimes difficult to know what's accurate and what's not. A claim isn't accurate just because it's on the internet. Here are several weight-loss myths that are always bandied about, but aren't true. Eating at night makes you fat: While some research has associated late night intake with a higher… Continue reading 22 Weight Loss Myths

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Easy Ways To Make Favorite Foods Healthier

In last week's post we shared a wide range of low calorie recipes to demonstrate that eating sensibly doesn't mean eating flavorless, boring food. Sometimes it's not always possible to make food from scratch. Maybe you want to modify a recipe or snack that you love to make it healthier. Knowing how to adjust ingredients… Continue reading Easy Ways To Make Favorite Foods Healthier

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The Healthy Starch

Many of us crave starch or carbohydrate rich foods but don't want the extra calories, poor nutritional impact, or rapid glucose absorption that can cause a quick spike and then a crash as we discussed in the "hangry" post. Resistant starch is different because it offers a wide range of health benefits. What is resistant… Continue reading The Healthy Starch

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14 Reasons People Eat When They’re Not Hungry

We've all experienced hunger pangs- physical weakness, a grumbling stomach, headache and trouble concentrating. Most of us have these symptoms in the morning and close to meal times. But for some people, they occur far more frequently, or throughout the day. This is called polyphagia. Persistent hunger even when you've just finished eating may be due to… Continue reading 14 Reasons People Eat When They’re Not Hungry