Why Should I Meal Prep?

In a perfect world, you would be able to cook all your meals fresh at home and sit down to eat them at your leisure; but in today’s modern society, most people just don’t have that luxury. Meals are eaten at home, at work, and even in the car. There are restaurants everywhere and lots…

Is a Calorie a Calorie? Not According to Research.

For years, nutrition experts have been saying that “a calorie is a calorie” – that as long as you were staying within your allotted calorie goals and exercising enough, you’d lose weight. But new research is showing that this actually might not be as true as once thought. The timing of a meal may be…

Is Yogurt Healthy? Making Sense of the “Diet” Food

Since 2010, more than 670 new yogurt products have made their way into your local supermarket. Manufacturers market these yogurts as a healthy, waist-reducing option, but that’s not always the whole story. It’s true that yogurt can make for a great breakfast or on-the-go snack, but you have to choose wisely. Some contain almost as…

Self Love for Weight Loss: The Importance of Being Nice to Yourself

Would you look at your best friend and tell her that she’s not good enough? Not pretty enough? Not thin enough? Would you tell your mom or sister or cousin that she’s terrible for veering off of her “diet” and that she should beat herself up over it and get lost in the guilt? No?…

Ditch the Candy: Tips for Getting Through Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching and we’re not sure what’s scarier: the ghosts and goblins running through the streets or the sheer amount of Halloween candy overcrowding the shelves. Everywhere you look there are bags and bags of chocolates, chewy candies, and sour candies and it seems like they’re practically calling out to you. But these…