Why You Need to Add Fat to Your Diet

Not long ago, I realized something that kind of blew my mind:  I was still afraid of fat in my diet. While I knew all the benefits and that fat is a necessary part of the diet, there was still a part of me that was holding back.
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How to Deal With People Who Push Food On You

In an ideal world, somebody would offer you something to eat, you would say no -- and that would be the end of that.  Everybody would be happy.  The person doing the offering respects your decision.
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Why You Shouldn't Worry Too Much About Weight Gain During the Holidays

If you're worried about gaining weight over the holidays, here is what I tell my clients to ease their mind and help them get through the festivities.
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Do Food Intolerances Affect Your Weight Loss

Food intolerances can affect your weight loss goals by affecting your hormones, your metabolism and by creating inflammation throughout the body.  If you're not feeling well, it can affect your food choices (comfort eating), whether you exercise or not, and your stress levels (a raised cortisol level makes it more difficult to lose weight).
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How To Read Nutrition Fact Labels


The Nutrition Facts table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. Here’s my four-step crash course on reading the Nutrition Facts label.

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What Is a Serving Size?

When it comes to losing weight and eating healthy, the serving size of the foods you eat play an important role. There are two ways to look at serving sizes...
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How Hand-Size Portions Can Help You to Lose Weight and Eat Healthier

Hand-sized portions is great way to visualize portions without getting out the food scale or measuring cups. And you can use it anywhere, anytime -- even out in a restaurant or away on vacation. 
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How to Find Your Motivation to Lose Weight in Just 5 Minutes

Motivation isn’t the problem. It's because you're being pulled in a million different directions before learning how to change. Taking a 5 minute action each day shows you how make changes.
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How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

The simplest thing to do to balance your blood sugar is to reduce the number of refined sugars and starches you eat.  To do this, you can start by dumping sweet drinks and having smaller portions of dessert.

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Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods To Help With Carb Cravings

Is your breakfast leaving you feeling ravenous by mid-morning?  The problem is likely what you're having for breakfast -- or, rather, what you're not having for breakfast.  Let me show you a few perfect breakfast foods to eat in the morning.
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