Brown Bag It: Packing a Healthy Lunch

To commemorate the start of the school year, we thought we’d discuss the most important aspect- lunch. When it comes to lunch, brown bagging brings major benefits. The extra five to 10 minutes it takes to throw together a lunch is like scoring a major bargain at...

Water for Weight Loss

You can feel the heat. In many areas temperatures are surpassing the 90s, making it all the more important to always have your water bottle in tow. You need H2O to function—after all, it makes up 40 to 70 percent of our bodies. But water can help with weight loss...

Probiotics: Your New Best Friends

You may not know it, but there is a battle raging inside your body every second of every day that has a large impact on your ability to lose weight. It’s primarily taking place inside your gut. On one side we have the “good gut bacteria,” the ones promoting good...

Thanksgiving Food Swaps from myfitnesspal!

The holidays are stressful, but myfitnesspal is making it a little easier to make some great choices for tomorrow. Whether you’re headed to a friend or family members house or hosting yourself, have a fun holiday! Check out the article here for a few ideas on...

Breaking A Soda Addiction

The sound of cracking open a can of soda. The fizz. The sugar. The caffeine. The refreshing taste on a hot day. The description of soda alone makes us want to run to the closest convenience store and demand some “liquid candy,” but that’s not the point. The point is...

Caffeine and Your Weight

When it comes to weight loss, caffeine can be a mixed bag—and it’s certainly no magic bullet. While it may be tempting to ramp up your caffeine intake as school and work ramp up this fall, it may not be the best thing for you or your medical weight loss program. While...