Should You Cut the Carbs?

Carbohydrates often get a bad rap as a food to eat when you’re trying to lose weight. The Atkins Diet recommends cutting them altogether, and other weight loss plans also limit their intake. But is giving up carbs really necessary to successfully shed excess pounds?...

7 Easy Ways to Eat Better

Eating right can be tricky with all of the conflicting information floating around. Go simple- eat plenty of veggies, stay away from foods with added sugar, and make sure you stay hydrated. Here are some easy tips to help you stay on track! Do Something Different: If...

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...

Beat the Heat: 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...
The Barbecue: Your Weight-Loss Secret Weapon

The Barbecue: Your Weight-Loss Secret Weapon

A barbecue is an easy way to keep mealtime easy and – whenever possible – to keep it outside! Here are four simple tricks to help you stick to your medical weight loss plan the next time you fire up the grill. With the warm weather here, it’s time to start...

Water and Weight Loss

Perhaps you’re feeling a bit lethargic, can’t seem to concentrate, experience light-headedness, and feel stressed: well, you may be exhibiting signs of dehydration. Whether you’re in the heat of a tennis match or just going about your daily routine, you need to stay...