Weight Loss

8 Tasty Recipes That Benefit Any Weight Loss Journey

The information is everywhere- eat a balanced diet including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean protein, and healthy fats. It's one thing to read and hear it over and over, and a whole other ballgame to put it into practice. Everybody runs into a food rut, and that lack of excitement about flavor can lead to… Continue reading 8 Tasty Recipes That Benefit Any Weight Loss Journey

Weight Loss

“Low Fat!” “Sugar Free!” and More. . .But Are They Really? We Decipher Common Food Terms

How many times have you been in a store and seen food packaging that read "healthy!", "low sodium!", "sugar free!," "natural!", and so on? If you've doubted what those terms actually meant, you have reason to wonder. While the FDA and USDA work to regulate and provide guidelines for consumer safety and transparency, there is… Continue reading “Low Fat!” “Sugar Free!” and More. . .But Are They Really? We Decipher Common Food Terms

Weight Loss

Food Preservation Tips and Cooking Substitutions For Eclectic Pantries.

The past month changed the landscape of grocery shopping as we had known it. Previously, stocked shelves with many options were the norm, to the point we often took it for granted. Now, the supply chain is experiencing demand like never before, leaving some stores (if not most) with empty shelves, lacking items like meats,… Continue reading Food Preservation Tips and Cooking Substitutions For Eclectic Pantries.

Weight Loss

Intuitive Eating

In this day and age, it seems like there’s a new and trendy diet every day. Unfortunately they just don’t work. Last week we discussed the principles of mindful eating, this week I’d like to follow up with intuitive eating.  Mindful eating is defined as “using all your senses in choosing to eat food that… Continue reading Intuitive Eating

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10 Foods That Help Brain Function

Eating well isn't just for maintaining a healthy weight and heart health- eating certain foods have been found to help brain function. Foods particularly rich in healthful components like omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, and antioxidants, are known to support brain health and are often referred to as brain foods. Incorporating many of these foods… Continue reading 10 Foods That Help Brain Function