Monthly Archives: February 2018

Am I Healthy? 6 Signs of Good Nutrition That Aren’t Weight

Whether you are visiting the doctor soon or not, “am I healthy?” is a question that you probably ask yourself from time to time. Sure, your weight is often a pretty good indicator that you’re consuming the right amount of calories and eating nutritious meals. But your dietary habits can effect more than the numbers on the scale. The next time you ask yourself, “am I healthy,” the answer lies in these six signs of good nutrition: 1. Your skin is aging well. The hard-to-hear truth: Aging […]

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Is Fruit a Problem on My Diet?

Fruit has lots of fiber and nutrients, but it’s not always the best choice for weight loss. In this video, I explain what you need to know about the natural sugar found in fruit. Fruit sugar or fructose must be processed by your liver before your body can use it. A healthy liver has no problem dealing with the natural fructose in a piece of fruit. Unfortunately, there is an unnatural form of fructose that is found in many of our modern day foods. High fructose corn […]

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7 Morning To-Dos to Help You Lose Weight All Day

Wake up on the healthy side of bed with these seven morning habits that will help keep you losing weight all day: 1. Don’t Skip Breakfast to Lose WeightIt’s tempting if you’re in a hurry (or think sparing yourself the calories will help), but meal-skipping is a major no-no if you’re trying to lose weight. It just backfires on you, boosting your appetite and inviting bingeing later on. In one study at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, people who skipped breakfast or other meals […]

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INSANE Weightless Arms Workout | At Home No Equipment Upper Body Exercises

Ever wanna get a solid arm workout in but you don’t have any weights or dumbbells? Yea me too – so that’s why I LOVE these weightless arm workouts that require zero equipment…so you can easily do them at home, in your apartment, in your living room, in your hotel room, or in your bedroom! We will be targeting your shoulders, chest, biceps, and upper back with the following POP Pilates exercises: – Pinky Propellers – Walnut Crushers – Elbow Pushbacks – Golf Balls – Triangle Pushes […]

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Want to Shrink Your Belly? Stop Doing These 6 Things

Losing weight can change your whole self-image, helping you feel better about yourself and your appearance. But even when you stick to your weight loss plan and steadily shed excess pounds, belly bloat can spoil your results. How can you get the flat belly you want? Battle the bloat and shrink that belly by avoiding these common causes: 1. Eating Fast When you’re feeling very hungry, you may be so eager to satisfy your appetite that you wolf down your food. But when you eat fast, you […]

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Why You Gain Weight in Winter: 5 Science-Backed Reasons

Winter is coming and you know what that means: Shorter days, colder temperatures and the dreaded winter weight gain. No, it’s not an urban myth. Studies indicate a very real, but small shift in weight in the cold weather, anywhere from one to five-and-a-half pounds. That may not sound like a lot, but it can (and it does) add up over the years. Here are some of the reasons why you gain weight in the winter… and some tips for surviving the season slim-down style: 1. You’re […]

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Foods That Cause the Most Bloat

It is rare that I meet with friends or clients who say that they never feel bloated after eating. In fact, feeling bloated is probably the number one reason people are confused as to what they should be eating. Not everyone reacts the same way after a meal. The question to ask is what is the body expressing when the stomach is bloated and why does this happen. The number one cause of a bloated belly is poor digestion. Digestion is a big job for our bodies […]

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How to Know if You’re Dehydrated

More than half of your body—55 to 60 percent—is composed of water. When that drops by as little as 1.5 percent below your optimal level, you are mildly dehydrated, your energy level decreases and your metabolism slows down. You may not realize it, but you’re losing water all day—even when you’re not sweating, you exhale tiny amounts of water vapor in every breath. Surprisingly, feeling thirsty is not the only, or always the first, sign that you are mildly dehydrated. Here are seven other indications that you […]

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12 Mouthwatering Pudding Recipes to Savor

Google “comfort food” and you’ll see the proof: Pudding is what we choose to comfort our hardships and celebrate our happiness. There’s just something about its creamy, sweet goodness that feeds the soul. Luckily, on Nutrisystem, you never have to do without. Yes, pudding is on the menu, and we’ve got quite a few pudding recipes you’re going to want to whip up! Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a sweet treat, an array of delicious pudding recipes can certainly become some of your […]

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