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6 Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet

Ah springtime.  It's time to not only shake off the boots and winter blues, but shake off all the bad food habits we accumulated over the past three months. 
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3 Simple Kitchen Tools to Bust That Plateau

Let's face it, most of us underestimate how much we eat.  We use words like handful, cup and  a few and think we're eating a proper serving size.
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Eat Healthy: Add Butternut Squash to Your Diet

With the summer months fading into the distance, it's time to change up our eating habits without adding on the pounds.  The drop in temperature means fall is
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How to Make Rice in the Microwave

How many times have you made rice, only to find that most of it sticking to the bottom. Or worse yet, you forget the pot on the stove and before you know it
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10 Delicious Ways to Spice Up a Salad

Do you love salads but sometimes find them to be a bit . . . boring? Most of the traditional ingredients in a salad have very mild flavors, like lettuce, cucumbers, spinach, and the like. You may already have a few favorite ways to spice up salads, but take a look at the suggestions below and see if inspiration strikes you:

1 - Green olives and capers

Green olives have a nice tangy flavor that goes well with most salads, while capers provide a bit sharper, saltier flavor that may appeal to many people.

2 - Hot peppers

Of course, you can literally "spice" up your salad by adding a few hot peppers like jalapeno slices, or sprinkle some crushed red pepper for smaller bursts of heat.
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Raw or Cooked Vegetables: Which is Best for Weight Loss?

Eating plenty of vegetables is one of the best ways to ensure a steady, easy weight loss. Most vegetables are packed with fiber and nutrients, helping immensely in burning fat and shedding pounds. But you may have wondered, does it matter if you cook the vegetables, or should you eat them raw most of the time?

One consideration to keep in mind is the calorie difference between raw and cooked foods. For example, one cup of raw fresh peas has approximately 120 calories, while one cup of cooked peas has approximately 230 calories. Why is this?
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Food Myths: What is the Truth and Nothing But the Truth?

Throughout the centuries, people have accepted certain things to be absolute, undeniable truth, when in fact, many times those "truths" are simply myths or misperception.

For example, "eating sugar makes you fat". Is this always true 100% of the time? Does everyone who eats sugar get fat? Of course not. Here's another one: "milk helps you lose weight". Not everyone who drinks milk loses weight, right? Likewise with "eating pasta makes you fat" and there are endless others.

The thing with all of these myths is that they may indeed be true for SOME people, in SOME cases. The better question to ask yourself when considering myths and/or truths like these is: Does this apply to ME?
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10 Ways to Stop Overeating While Watching TV

Snacking in front of the television is one of the more challenging habits to overcome for people who are dieting. Sometimes such a habit has been in place for years so it has become very strong - compelling, even - and changing it seems incredibly difficult.

However, like anything else, it's just matter of changing your daily routine and forming better habits.

Below are 10 ways to start moving away from the rut of mindless night time eating:
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How to Curb Sugar Cravings and Conquer a Sweet Tooth

Are you one of the many people in the world who LOVES sweets and wants to curb sugar cravings? You are not alone! Some people even consider sugar obsession to be an actual addiction. Reducing sugar intake is an important step in any weight loss or health program, simply because it helps you consume fewer calories and maintain better health. Unfortunately, knowing how important it is still doesn't make it easy to overcome that sweet tooth, right? Below are a few tips to curb sugar cravings and loosen the grip that sugar has on you:
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3 Bad Habits That Can Lead to Weight Gain

We all have them - bad habits that keep us locked into unproductive lifestyle choices. Unfortunately, many of these habits are the very things that keep the excess pounds clinging to our bodies too.

Below are some of the most common bad habits that can make you gain weight, or make it difficult to lose weight, along with tips for changing the bad habits into good habits once and for all:
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