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Healthy and Affordable Grocery Shopping for Busy Parents

MYTH: If you want your family to eat healthy, you’re going to have to spend more time and money on groceries. TRUTH:  If you want your family to eat healthy, you can actually LOWER your grocery bill and set aside less time. Follow these 5 quick tips for healthy and...

5 tips to get back on track after vacation

You've worked hard on your health.  You've been mindful about what you are eating and have made time to fit exercise into your day.  All the effort you've put in is paying off and you are really liking the results.  And then, comes vacation.  Your schedule changes,...

High Protein: Do you need it for weight loss?

When it comes to weight loss, protein is one of the key ingredients to shed the pounds and keep them off.   Why?  Check out the Top 3 reasons why a high protein diet can help make weight loss a reality. 1. It's simple to incorporate into a busy schedule If you find...

Hitting A Plateau

So, what does hitting a plateau mean exactly? Chances are you’ve heard the term ‘hitting a weight loss plateau’ before, but may not be quite sure what it means. Simply put, a plateau means that progress appears to have stalled and is often a frustrating point in...

Low Carbohydrate Myths

Here in the office, we get a lot of questions about the effectiveness of low carbohydrate diets, and how this fits into their plan here. As part of our programs here, we use Optifast by Nestle Nutrition, a research backed full meal replacement comprising 20% total...

How Much Exercise Is Enough?

Ahh, exercise, the main thing we hear we must do in order to lose weight. Did you know that nutrition is actually more effective in the weight loss process than exercise? While it holds true that ‘bodies are made in the kitchen’, exercise is also an important aspect...

5 Weight Loss Mistakes

When it comes to weight loss, there is a multitude of information out there right at your fingertips. The amount of information can be quite overwhelming and difficult to sift through to find the right plan for you, not to mention the validity of the program- will it...

Summer Holiday Pre-Game

Memorial Day has just passed, benchmarking the first of the seasonal summer BBQ’s and outdoor parties. Not only will there be temptations at summer parties, but summer often means pool parties and outdoor activities as well. The important part to remember at this time...

Is Weight Loss Different Than Weight Maintenance?

When it comes to losing weight, the tactics that you will use are much different than the tactics used in weight maintenance. Often times, this concept is overlooked and sometimes a little confusing to navigate. It’s best to look at it as being two phases: Weight loss...

Stop Yo-Yo Dieting!

Stop Yo-Yo Dieting!