Tips for Healthy Eating

10 Best Foods for College Students – From Bean Dip to Berries

10 Best Foods for College Students – From Bean Dip to Berries

The best foods for college students improve memory, heighten thinking skills, boost the immune system, and keep students fit, focused, and fabulous. “Mother Nature’s foods and natural medicines are more powerful than any drug in the prevention of brain diseases,” says naturopath Michelle Schoffro Cook. Most of these foods are proven to directly increase brain […]

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Vegan Diet Plan – 5 Meals to Make Veganism Healthy and Easy

I bet you didn’t think a vegan diet plan could be delicious AND nutritious! These five meals are the foundation of a healthy, easy veganism lifestyle. First, a quip: “It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of […]

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Avoid Holiday Weight Gain – 10 Christmas Weight Loss Tips

Avoid Holiday Weight Gain – 10 Christmas Weight Loss Tips

Avoiding holiday weight gain is one of my yearly Christmas goals! Check out these ten Christmas weight loss tips; they’ll help you enjoy Christmas without feeling bloated, fat, or fatigued. Before the tips, a quip: “Did you ever stop to taste a carrot?  Not just eat it, but taste it?  You can’t taste the beauty and energy of the earth […]

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5 Safe Diets for Weight Loss – Plus the Pros and Cons of Each Diet

5 Safe Diets for Weight Loss – Plus the Pros and Cons of Each Diet

Written by on September 3, 2010 in Food & Diet, Tips for Healthy Eating, Weight Loss Tips with 14 Comments

These safe weight loss diets include the Zone, Mediterranean, Volumetrics, Atkins, and South Beach diets. I interviewed health experts to get the pros and cons of each diet plan. “All the popular diets can help you lose weight because they provide almost identical calorie intakes,” says nutritional biochemist Shawn Talbott, PhD, author of The Cortisol […]

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Stop College Weight Gain – 6 Weight Loss Tips for College Students

Stop College Weight Gain – 6 Weight Loss Tips for College Students

You can stop college weight gain and avoid the “freshman 15″ (which affects more than freshman college students!). These weight loss tips for college students will increase your exercise motivation and help you enjoy school while staying slim and trim. You know that old quip that “nothing tastes as good as feeling slim feels”? Well, it’s true […]

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Stop Mindless Munching – 9 Tips for Healthy, Mindful Eating

Stop Mindless Munching – 9 Tips for Healthy, Mindful Eating

It’s easier than you think to stop mindless munching – but you do have to think! Chew on these tips for mindful eating; you’ll slim down and feel great about your size and shape. Before the tips, a quip: “Obstacles are those things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.” ~ Hannah More. Instead […]

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The Best Times of the Day to Eat to Lose Weight

The Best Times of the Day to Eat to Lose Weight

Written by on September 7, 2009 in Food & Diet, Tips for Healthy Eating, Weight Loss Tips with 6 Comments

To get fit, you need to know the best time of the day to eat and exercise. Research shows the worst time of the day to eat is at night, and the best time of day to eat is before 6 or 8 pm. Before this research, many people thought the total number of calories eaten […]

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Why Food Makes You Feel Happy

Why Food Makes You Feel Happy

Registered Dietitian Crystal MacGregor explains why food makes you feel happy – including why sick people crave chicken noodle soup, why emotional eaters are hooked on certain foods, and why people love comfort food. “Different types of food makes men and women feel happy in different ways,” says MacGregor. “Women preferred snack-related foods such as […]

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Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids – Why You Should Take Fish Oils

Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids – Why You Should Take Fish Oils

These benefits of omega-3 fatty acids will help you realize why you should take fish oils! These brain health tips summarize the benefits of DHA-3 fatty acids and fish oils, and include ways to get more DHA fish oil in your diet. By the way, I recently wrote an article for Health magazine about keeping your brain […]

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7 Tips for Spending Less Money at the Grocery Store

7 Tips for Spending Less Money at the Grocery Store

These tips for saving money by spending less at the grocery store will keep you healthy - and help with weight loss, too! You’d be surprised at how the little things add up to cost you a lot of money… Before the tips, a quip: “A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will […]

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